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Specialist, Industrial Security – Physical Security

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20222405-82929
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  • Level: Experienced
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  • 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

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    • 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: Specialist, Industrial Security – Physical Security

Job Code: SAS20222405-82929

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Commensurate with the position of Physical Security within Industrial Security, incumbent is responsible for providing technical skills and experience for everyday Physical Security Operations in large areas streching over several buildings. Physical Security tasks will include, complete project oversight for U.S Government Secure facilities (SCIF/SAPF/DoD-Collateral) planning, construction, and accreditation. In addition, perform related administrative tasks such as Facility Inspections, Work Order Management, Alarm and Access Control Testing, Preventive Maintenance, Inventory of areas, GSA safes, locks, key control, and related floor plan drawings. In addition, Commensurate will be in charge of interfacing with other Security Departments and external contractors to ensure compliant Physical Security posture.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure Compliant Physical Security posture within Business Area.
  • Participate, and lead Physical Security tasks within construction projects in secure areas.
  • Maintain 100% accountability of secure area drawings, safes, locks, and keys.
  • Understand constructions principles and the different aspects such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC/Mechanical, wall composition, and other related areas.
  • Must be familiar and able to read, interpret, and put into practice all Physical Security regulatory documentation.
  • Perform yearly Physical Security inspection of all areas to include perimeter, doors, alarm, and access control.
  • Successfully interface with other Security members and functions to accomplish tasks at hand.
  • Generate Physical Security related documentation to include FFCs, CSPs, TEMPEST checklist.
  • Generate and maintain a database with all secure facility related documentation as well as maintain existing automated databases.


  • High School Degree and eight years of related security experience.
  • Must be knowledgeable on Physical Security Regulations (ICD-705, DoD 5200.8R, JAFAN 6/9, DoD-UFC).
  • An active Top-Secret clearance is initially required with eligibility for SSBI to acquire Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.
  • Must voluntarily participate in the sponsors polygraph program.
  • Must be able to lift over 25lbs.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Possession or pursuit of 2-year degree preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to deal with people at all levels of the organization, sometimes under stress.
  • Basic knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
  • Experienced working Physical Security projects from beginning to accreditation phase.
  • Should be a self-starter with initiative, work independently and as a member of a team.

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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