Senior Site Security Associate - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Integrated Defense Systems
Tewksbury, MA

Job Description

The selected candidate will function as the lobby receptionist at Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Headquarters facility in Tewksbury, MA. Position is a member of the Industrial Security Department and will report directly to the site Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Security Manager.

Candidate’s main duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Greeting and processing a large number of daily visitors in a highly professional and courteous manner
  • Performing access control functions for employees and visitors through detailed observation skills and validation of credentials
  • Approving all visitors through Raytheon’s Visitor Registration System (VRS)
  • Processing classified visits through the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and soon the Defense Information System for Security (DISS)
  • Tracking and following up on cleared employee annual training requirements
  • Maintaining a highly vigilant state of awareness and reporting any suspicious persons or behaviors to the site security manager
  • Conduct random bag checks as directed

Candidate must possess strong interpersonal communications skills as she/he will be expected to communicate with all levels of employee and visitor, both telephonically and in person. Expectation is that the same high level of professionalism will be extended to all personnel, regardless of their position, that the candidate interacts with. Candidate must be cognizant that they will in many cases be the first Raytheon employee that a guest comes in contact with, so utmost care should be extended in making all individuals feel welcomed.

This position requires an active U.S. Secret Security Clearance. Except in very rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of four (4) years of related security experience required.
  • Candidate must have an active and in-scope DoD Secret Security Clearance with no active incident reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with implementation of the NISPOM
Desired Skills:
  • Must have the ability to multitask and act independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to interface with customers and employees at all levels.
  • Position requires proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and a working knowledge of JPAS, Access Commander, Visitor Registration System and CCURE database.
  • Uncompromising ethics and integrity.
  • Exceptional time management, prioritization abilities, and ability to achieve goals and targets while performing multiple tasks.
Required Education:
  • High School Diploma
Desired Education:
  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a security related discipline

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