Senior Security Manager - Special Programs - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon is seeking an experienced professional with a strong background in security leadership to fill a critical Senior Security Manager role within RMS Special Programs.

At Raytheon we regard the security of our employees, its assets, tangible and intangible, to be of primary importance to our continued growth, profitability and success. The establishment of security controls and procedures is essential for the protection of employees, the preservation of assets, and the effective enforcement of rules and regulations.

The Senior Manager Security - Special Programs is responsible for collaborating internally and externally, across functions and the program offices to understand requirements and meet business and security objectives. This position sets policies and provides guidance and direction to managers working to solve complex problems. The Senior Security Manager serves as a subject matter expert in the area of Special Programs security; interprets government security requirements and develops strategies for the implementation of security processes. This role enables mission success through proactively providing security support and processes to programs.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Partners with product line vice presidents to understand strategic business drivers and develops solutions to ensure mission success, working closely with other security core capabilities and other matrixed organizations as required.
  2. Significant partnership, communication and strategic planning with government customers. Establishes a schedule to visit government customers on a recurring basis to establish requirements.
  3. Develops and implements strategy for security leaders, ensuring consistent practices, policies and procedures in accordance with government requirements.
  4. Collaborates with peers across RMS, RTN, industry, and government agencies, to share best practices and lessons learned. Makes decisions and provides input that impact critical goals and objectives of the business. Conducts briefings, re-briefings and training necessary to ensure compliance.
  5. Supervises 6 direct reports and has overall responsibility for the RMS Special Programs security organization of about 100 employees. Conducts performance and interim reviews; directs and evaluates work products; provides growth and development opportunities for the organization.
  6. Ensures special program security groups are compliant and inspection ready, conducting self-reviews and taking corrective actions as required.
  7. As a member of the RMS Security leadership team, actively participates in decision making that impacts the function and the business.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Security Management, Criminal Justice, or other related field is required
  • This position requires a current, final, Active TOP Secret security clearance with a current investigation within the last 6 years; Eligibility for additional clearances may also be required from the customer
  • 12+ years’ experience in implementing security program requirements
  • Experience and knowledge of NISPOM, DoD Manual 5205.07 (formerly JAFAN Manual), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) manuals and other applicable Government directives
  • Experience leading large organizations with large customer complexities
  • Experience working with, and presenting to, executive level management
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Masters’ Degree in Business Management, Security Management, Criminal Justice, or other related field
  • Experience leading transformational change
  • Knowledgeable of Cyber-security requirements

Security Clearance: This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at


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.