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Sr Spec, Cyber Intelligence

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID SAS20221110-91783
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

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: Information System Security Officer (ISSO) 4

Job Code: SAS20221110-91783

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description: Implements the day-to-day information system security program for the assigned secure areas, classified information systems and classified programs. Works directly with the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO), Program Managers and program personnel to ensure customer regulations, laws and policy is followed (i.e. NISPOM, JSIG, and/or ICD-503). Implements, tests, documents, and continuously monitors applicable system security controls with the goal to ensure all systems are authorized to operate. As an on-site security professional, the ISSO’s responsibilities include management and execution of all classified information system security for the facility to include asset management, inspection for prohibited technology, system auditing, user accounts (help desk support), user security support, vulnerability management, vulnerability scanning, document control (sanitization/degaussing/destruction), and system access control. Exhibits the dedication and expectation of excellence required of a seasoned security professional while working and making decisions independently without direct supervision. The ISSO works as a team player, exhibits flexibility, sets priorities, and manages customer expectations in a sometimes fast-paced environment. The ISSO interacts with internal and external customers or Government security officials in performance of security duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Authoring and maintaining Body of Evidence (BOE) for Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to include system security plans
  • Performing security control assessments as part of the systems’ initial standup and Continuous Monitoring Plan
  • Overseeing and enforcing the configuration management of assigned systems
  • Works with IT organization to develop device and system hardening guides following DISA, JSIG and NIST guidelines
  • Analyze and review vulnerability scan data using tools such as Nessus and ACAS
  • Provide vulnerability remediation actions to IT Admins and chart vulnerabilities over
  • Auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity
  • Audit systems to ensure integrity of security posture utilizing SIEM tools like Splunk
  • Conducting periodic hardware/software inventory assessments
  • Identifying system security controls shortcomings and developing POA&Ms
  • Remediate security control deficiencies
  • Conducts, documents, and reports annual self-assessments
  • Maintaining operational information security posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Investigating security incidents such as data spills, data integrity and malicious events
  • Authoring and delivering security education training to range of audience levels
  • Managing and providing media release and transfer between systems
  • Managing a help desk queue for user accounts and security support
  • Responsible for ensuring the formulation, establishment and execution of security policy, procedures and protocols pertinent to the facility consistent with National Industrial Security Program, Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG) or Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs) requirements.
  • Determine customer security requirements and ensure requisite security access requests with applicable government agencies
  • Responsible for effective communications regarding security by interfacing with or liaising with external customers (Government, Associate Contractors, Subcontractors, former employees) and internal L3Harris organizations
  • Foster teamwork and collaborative efforts among Security team members to ensure timely completion of group project tasks and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • An active security clearance is required, TS with SCI Eligibility and CI Poly
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Security+ CE)
  • Experience with the DoD JSIG and/or ICD 503

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience as a Cleared Defense Contractor (CDC) working in corporate and/or government environments with industrial security duties in support of Intelligence Community (IC) or Department of Defense (DoD) programs
  • Experience using security management software and applications
  • Working knowledge of the Intelligence Community Directives (ICD’s), National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), SAP Directives, and Supplement Information system security experience desired

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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