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Manager Contractor Program Security Officer/Facility Security Officer

Company: Rocket Lab USA
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manager Contractor Program Security Officer/Facility Security OfficerJob Ref: 4528142003 - Type: (a) Full-timeRocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab. Our team is 1,100 people strong and we're adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly and we are action-oriented.While other companies talk about it, we do it!Rocket Lab is seeking a Manager Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)/Facility Security Officer (FSO) located in Long Beach, CA to support multiple programs/customers within the Security Organization. This position will assist with preparation of security plans, reviewing applicable guidelines, and established procedures for all areas of security to include Personnel Security, Information Security, Physical/Technical Security, Classification Management, Communication Security (COMSEC), and Program Security.Key duties and/or responsibilities:Perform security pre-screening on all potential employees, subcontractors and consultants

  • Prepare, process and maintain personnel security packages and update government databases
  • Conduct security indoctrination briefings and debriefings
  • Present Security Awareness Training and Education (SATE) briefings
  • Process pre and post foreign travel requests and perform foreign travel briefings
  • Create and maintain personnel folders
  • Investigate security incidents and violations; prepare reports of investigations for the corporation and customers, making specific recommendations for corrective and preventive actions
  • Prepare Security Operating Procedures (SOPs) outlining customer guidelines and establishing procedures for the handling, storing, and transportation of program assets
  • Prepare Systems Security Plans (SSPs) and Fixed Facility Checklists (FFCs) in accordance with customer guidelines
  • Assist with document control and program asset management and accountability
  • Process visit authorizations, personnel access requests
  • Assist with meeting preparation, employee and visitor badging, circulation control and general facility management duties
  • Assist with management of classified information systems
  • Perform weekly information systems audits and validate all security controls have been implemented
  • Assist system administrator with decommissioning of systems
  • Assist with proposal development
  • Perform duties of COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO)
  • Prepare DD-254s
  • Perform administrative and general office duties as neededRequired Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) / Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs)/Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG), Executive Orders, etc.
    • Must have strong interpersonal skills/briefing skills; communicate with senior level leaders, internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations and independent decision making with minimal direct supervision while representing the security organization
    • Candidate must be a self-driven and results-oriented individual capable of effectively working multiple tasks concurrently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
    • Must have the ability to articulate and present intelligent, decisive and risk-managed security recommendations and decisions on a daily basis
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are critical to the success of this position
    • Must have ability to obtain/maintain a TS//SCI clearance w/polygraph
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office suite (MSWord, Excel, Power Point)
    • Experience utilizing customer databases such as TALON/SCT, Scattered Castles and Defense Information Security System (DISS)
    • Ability to travel to support other locationsImportant Information:
      To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.Rocket Lab USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rocket Lab USA is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Rocket Lab USA, Long Beach , Manager Contractor Program Security Officer/Facility Security Officer, Executive , Long Beach, California

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