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L3Harris Assoc Mgr, Industrial Security in Northampton, Massachusetts

Job Title: Manager, Industrial Security

Job Code: 110

Job Location: Northampton, MA (On-Site)

Job Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

The Manager, Industrial Security - Facility Security Officer (FSO) is responsible for the overall implementation of contractual, legal and regulatory security requirements. This responsibility includes implementation of security measures, based on risk management and corporate guidance, to adequately and appropriately protect personnel, property and information at the business unit; providing advice and assistance to the business unit from a security perspective; and ensuring compliance with all security policies, including government requirements for safeguarding information, physical security of facilities and the safety and security of all employees, visitors, assets and information. The Principal Business Unit Security Official will have direct reporting responsibility to the Principal Sector Security Official and dotted-line reporting responsibility to site leadership. This position will require on-site support and the performance of classified work.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts on behalf of the site leadership and corporate Security function to ensure compliance with all security policies, contractual security requirements, and that an effective security program is maintained.

  • Ensure that all employees, contractors, or subcontractors who have access to classified, protected or proprietary information and/or facilities and storage areas are trained, knowledgeable, and comply with policies, regulations and procedures specific to the information and areas they have authorized access to and will protect against loss, theft, improper use, unauthorized disclosure or disposal of those assets or information.

  • Support of multiple Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) customers.

  • Responsible for the management and supervision of personnel and all aspects of their security program.

  • Preparation of security plans, review/enforcement of applicable guidelines, and establishment of procedures for all areas of responsibility which includes coordination with Personnel Security staff, Information Security in coordination with the site Infromation Systems Security Manager, Physical/Technical Security, Classification Management, Communication Security (COMSEC), and Program Security.

  • Developing and administering an Operational Security Program, standard operating procedures for classified, or sensitive materials, documents, and equipment, and physical controls to ensure compliance with government company policies.

  • Obtaining rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies

  • Leading, supporting, and conducting Government Security Investigations on personnel, processes, and situations in accordance with established operating procedures to determine level and scope of non-compliance with government and company regulations/requirements

  • Preparing reports that specify preventive/corrective actions to be taken

  • Collecting, assimilating, and interpreting intelligence information and disseminating to the appropriate stakeholder or investigating authority

  • Researching and implementing federal security regulations, maintaining knowledge, and awareness of interdisciplinary compliance requirements, i.e. cyber, information technology, and configuration management

  • Preparing manuals that outline regulations and establish procedures for handling, storing, retaining records, and access by personnel or visitors to restricted records and materials

  • Conducting security education training and security audits

  • Conducting Security Investigations.

  • Working with COMSEC and industrial Security databases like DISS, NISS, and SIMS.

  • Initiating and maintaing personnel security clearances (PCL)

  • Maintaining facility clearances (FCL).

  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with the National Security Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).

  • Drafting DD254’s

  • Monitoring Access Control Systems, alarm, and CCTV Systems

  • Establishing Counterintelligence, Insider Threat Program, OPSEC plans, and Crisis Management Plans.

  • Establishing a OPSEC Plans


  • Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum nine (9) years of prior FSO/AFSO experience.

  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of seven (7) years of prior FSO/AFSO experience.

  • In lieu of a degree, minimum of thirteen (13) years of prior FSO/AFSO experience.

  • Active US Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Eligibility.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Completion of CDSE FSO Program Management Curriculum for possessing facilities

  • Security Information Management Software (SIMS)

  • Working with special access programs

  • Working with Joint Air Force, Army, Navy Manual (JAFAN) and/or Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) and DoD 52005.07, ICD705

  • Experience as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)


L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.