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Sr Assoc, Industrial Security (PERSEC)

Plano, Texas

Job ID IMS20220911-93295
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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.

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  • Level: Experienced
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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: Sr Associate, Industrial Security (PERSEC)

Job ID: IMS20220911-93295

Job Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

The Sr. Associate, Personnel Security will support the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO) for classified programs within the L3Harris, Advanced Systems & Technologies Division. This position will be responsible for implementation, compliance and training of all personnel security aspects for the National Industrial Security Program utilizing DoD 5205.07, 5200.2 and all applicable government standards, and ensuring compliance of company security policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide on-site administrative security support for programs of national importance.
  • Interpret and Implement security policy consistent with the Company, DoD, and other Government regulations.
  • Maintain and coordinate excellent working relationships with internal & external customers, and government agencies.
  • Provide personnel security support including, but not limited to, creation and submission of Program Access Requests (PARs), maintaining Program Security Questionnaires (PSQs) and personnel/training security records, conducting security briefings to include annual security education training and awareness, and fielding of daily security request/issues.
  • Provide assistance to the CPSOs for all personnel security matters.
  • Provide day-to-day execution of all personnel security functions for the program.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of an effective security education, training, and awareness program utilizing multiple venues e.g. briefings, newsletters, posters, etc.
  • Conduct security indoctrinations, debriefings, audits, and training.
  • Assure proper processing of incoming and outgoing visits certifications, personnel access requests (PAR), and other personnel documentation.
  • Update and maintain accurate program access rosters using Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain any additional clearances or program accesses as required
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Existing DoD clearance with current 6 year update
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience as a Defense Contractor Security Professional
  • Previous experience in personnel security processing and ability to use various USG systems of record (e.g. JPAS, DISS)
  • Must possess experience with NISPOM and DoD 5205.07, as well as government regulations applicable to U.S. Government collateral, SCI or SAP programs.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Existing DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Associates Degree or Bachelors’ Degree in a related field desired and/or equivalent experience.
  • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC)
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification
  • Utmost integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent people skills, with supporting a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Ability to prioritize and organize in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

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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