Sr. Industrial Security Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Salt Lake City
United States

This individual will operate independently with responsibility for security operations of a portfolio of classified programs. Responsible for all aspects of security to include personnel, physical, technical, and classification management, utilizing the requirements set forth in the ICDs, DCIDs, JAFANs, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other manuals or directives as applicable. Develop and administer security procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment in support of fast-paced programs.

  • Appointed Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) or Alternate CPSO (ACPSO)
  • Appointed Facility Security Officer (FSO) or Alternate FSO (AFSO)
  • Provides multi-disciplined security oversight
  • Processes clearance and program access
  • Provides classified meeting support
  • Provides critical security support to the site’s program managers
  • Develops and administers programmatic security education programs
  • Leads daily operations of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) or Closed Areas
  • Maintains secure facilities in accordance with NISPOM, ICD 705, DCID 6/9 or JAFAN 6/9
  • Performs as COMSEC manager/alternate for multiple government agency COMSEC accounts
  • Prepares and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Operations Security (OPSEC) Plans, Subcontractor DD Form 254, work instructions/plans and classified and/or proprietary test plans
  • Prepares Inquiry Reports on security infractions/violations and specifying preventive action to be taken
Coordinates with Information Assurance personnel to ensure proper development, certification, accreditation, and decertification of all information systems under their purview.

Working under general supervision, uses good judgment, tact and diplomacy to accomplish related tasks and execute the security mission. Will routinely develop solutions to a variety of operational problems. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.

Must be self-driven and results oriented individual capable of effectively working multiple tasks concurrently across a diverse program landscape. The ability to handle multiple priorities under deadlines is also required. The individual should possess the ability to identify, recommend, implement and plan process improvements, enhancements and changes to systems, including management of operating procedures, policies and standards relating to current and emerging technologies.

The individual must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills to work with employees and leaders at all levels of the organization. Effective teaming and virtual teaming skills are also required. Previous experience leading complex activities is desired. The individual will communicate and present concise and decisive recommendations to security and program leadership. Coordinate with government agencies to obtain rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations/approvals for compliance with regulations. Participate in determining objectives of assignments. Interact with internal and external personnel on significant security matters routinely requiring effective coordination between organizations. Coordinate with government agencies regarding the use of government facilities, bases, equipment and property.

*Required Skills:
  • Working knowledge of the NISPOM, Director of Central Intelligence Directives (ICDs), Joint Air Force Army Navy (JAFAN) Manuals and related DoD Manuals
  • Ability to develop solutions to problems of some complexity that require a degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in determining actions and managing outcomes
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and prioritize activities to accomplishing competing objectives
  • Excellent written, verbal, and live presentation skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willing to work extended hours, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice in support of business objectives
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • A minimum of four (4) years Industrial Security experience working in a DoD/SCI/SAP environment
  • Experience with government policies and procedures for handling and safeguarding national security information

*Desired Skills:
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification
  • Related training with Defense Security Service Center for Development of Security Excellence for Special Programs including, Security Fundamentals Professional Certification and/or Apprentice Certification and/or Journeyman Level II Certification
  • Specialized Government training in security policy generation and implementation, analytical risk management, and information security management
  • Special Programs security clearance a plus
  • Security-related coursework from DSS, NSTi or customer sponsor

*Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree or in Lieu of Bachelor’s degree 8 years of directly related experience

*Desired Education:
Master’s degree

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Qualified applicants are subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. Polygraph may be required. Must maintain a Top Secret level government clearance, including eligibility for all necessary special accesses.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.