Site Security Specialist Sr - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
Candidate will serve as a Site Security Specialist, responsible for assisting the Mission Support and Modernization (MSM) Security Manager with all aspects of security at assigned facilities and for ensuring company and customer security requirements are met. Position requires a self-motivated candidate that is capable of working in an independent or team environment with minimal direction. Candidate will be required to conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer and / or U.S. Government assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements. Candidate will be required to split their work week between the two facilities located in Riverdale, MD and Dulles, VA as required to meet mission requirements. Candidate will be required to travel by air to other performance work locations periodically to attend meetings or interface with the customer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of relevant administrative support and/or industrial security experience
  • Must possess & maintain at least a DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information clearance, if required
  • Basic working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other relevant DoD security guidance
  • Ability to implement/manage industrial security processes/best practice standards
  • Capability to interpret and administer security doctrine, provide clear guidance to company employees, and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate
  • Aptitude to interpret and implement security requirements outlined in customer issued DD-254s
  • Basic working knowledge of personnel security administration activities (citizenship verification, DoD security briefings, classified information non-disclosure agreements, and personnel clearance justification forms)
  • Aptitude to develop and establish an effective security awareness, training, and education program
  • Ability to track and conduct COMSEC material inventories
  • Ability to maintain lock & key records and conduct physical security walkthroughs to protect property and personnel against fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other hazards
  • Ability to investigate and report suspicious or unusual occurrences and coordinate and operate with security management and law enforcement agencies, as required
  • Ability to issue employee identification cards, maintain related records, and validate authorization for employee/non-employee access to restricted areas
  • Basic knowledge on processing personnel for security clearances
  • Ability to conduct initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre- / post-foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate
  • Ability to support Defense Security Service (DSS) or other customer security assessments
  • Communication skills to maintain a positive on-going relationships with internal / external customers
  • Ability to conduct briefings and participate in technical meetings with internal / external customers
  • Basic knowledge of conducting security incident / violation investigations and developing a final report
  • Ability to compile data and provide necessary metrics or performance highlights
  • Firm understanding of what constitutes personally identifiable information (PII) and / or company proprietary and safeguarding methods to prevent unauthorized access

Desired Qualifications:
  • DSS FSO Certification
  • DSS Industrial Security Course Completions
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification
  • Basic knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Exposure or basic knowledge on the use of Raytheon Security databases (eSecurity, ePCL, Access Commander, and Perspective)
  • Basic knowledge of the U.S. Government’s Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and the National Industrial Security System (NISS)

Required Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent


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.