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Manager, Industrial Security - CSSO

Greenville, Texas

Job ID IMS20221306-84015
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Mgr, Industrial Security - CSSO

Job Code: IMS20221306-84015

Job Location: Greenville, Texas

L3Harris IMS is seeking an Manager, Industrial Security Security Officer (CSSO) in support of multiple Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) customers. This position will be responsible for the management and supervision of personnel and all aspects of their security program. This position will also include 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day supervision, management and leadership of ACSSOs, Security Staff, and Program Security Personnel
  • Candidate will report to the Director of Security L3Harris Integrated Mission Systems and be a strategic leader on the Security Management team, assisting with driving the direction of the security culture
  • Candidate will be a key role model of L3Harris’s values by exhibiting: Passion, Empowerment, Integrity, Inclusion and Innovation
  • Partner with all areas of the business including, but not limited to: Operations, Proposals, Contracts and Facilities
  • Interface with and build relationships with key customers.
  • Provide performance expectations/reviews, facilitate goal setting and merit discussions with personnel
  • May require travel to sites to assist CSSOs and provide management support for all government inspections
  • Approve/disapprove time/expenses for personnel
  • Provide strategic planning in partnership with management for current/changing program/facility requirements
  • Train/equip/mentor/develop CSSOs, ACSSOs, Program Security Representatives, nad Security Staff
  • Recruit and staff security positions as required
  • Provide proposal support/development for emerging, potential opportunities
  • Knowledge of how to initiate, maintain and terminate personnel security clearances in government databases, such as the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s Defense Information Security System (DISS) Joint Verification System (JVS) and in other Intelligence Community (IC) databases
  • Knowledge of how to manage all aspects of Intelligence Community Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) and Department of Defense (DoD) cleared facilities in accordance with Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM – 32 CFR Part 117) and other IC/DoD guidelines to maintain accreditation and Facility Clearance (FCL)
  • 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 Fixed Facility Checklists (FFCs) and Emergency Action Plans in accordance with customer guideline
  • Manage document control and program asset management and accountability
  • Process visit authorizations, personnel access request
  • Assist with meeting preparation, employee and visitor badging, circulation control and general facility management dutie
  • Prepare co-use/joint use agreements between internal and extermnal customers
  • Prepare DD-254
  • Perform administrative and general office duties as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Experience with DoD and IC agencies’ proposal processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), Executive Orders, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs).
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills/briefing skills; communicate with senior level 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.
  • Must have experience utilizing DoD and IC databases, to include DISS, ACCS, and Scattered Castles.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skill are critical to the success of this position.
  • Must have current/maintain TS/SCI clearance/eligibility
  • Postions may require CI polyh.
  • Ability to travel to support other locations.
  • Knowledge of DoD/IC SAP programs.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years related experience in industrial security leadership. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 4 years of experience in industrial security leadership.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.

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