• Security Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-CA-San Jose
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    We have an exciting opening for a Security Manager/Facility Security Officer in our San Jose location!

    This position is responsible for implementing the industrial security program and ensuring company and customer security requirements are met. The successful candidate will interface with all levels of GDMS personnel and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with the National Industrial Security Operating Manual, DoD Manuals 5205.07, Contract Security Classification Specification (DD254) and Program Classification Guides.

    This candidate requires the ability to provide effective leadership, supervision, staff development/counseling. They will also be required to conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments and implement security measures to meet contractual security requirements.


    Supervises the performance and operational efficiency of a segment of the security organization in the administration of the National Industrial Security Program and or proprietary security program
    Selects, trains, assigns and assesses the performance of subordinate personnel
    Consults on company programs and functional areas with management, employees and government representatives
    Plans, prioritizes and schedules the activities and work assignments of the section staff
    Oversees government security inspections and contract compliance audits for segment responsibility
    Assures reconciliation procedures are formulated and implemented
    Assists in the development and implementation of short-term security objectives and strategies including policy and procedure change recommendations
    Designs and analyzes departmental security goals while ensuring contract regulatory conformance and protection of personnel and corporate assets
    Adapts or modifies current security standards and methods as required
    Initiates and assists in preparation of security proposals
    Prepares department budget and controls financial performance in order to meet organizational and company financial goals/constraints
    Provides security guidance to company personnel regarding areas of responsibility including policy interpretation and compliance
    Conducts systematic reviews to assess current and consistent policy and procedure compliance and record maintenance
    Encourages team building efforts and achieve team effectiveness
    Supervises Security staff including Coordinators, Specialists, and Officers

    Excellent knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program requirements
    Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and leadership skills
    Excellent ability to anticipate potential problem areas, applies depth of knowledge, and resolves issues
    Excellent ability to comprehend and comply with detailed procedure
    Excellent ability to interpret security policies and apply them consistently across diverse situations
    Excellent ability to work independently and to prioritize, schedule and complete multiple tasks
    Excellent ability to manage a risk profile and design effective mitigation strategies
    Excellent ability to communicate comfortably with senior management
    Excellent ability to provide leadership in learning for the team or organization
    Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Personnel Security Clearance up to and including the final Top Secret level and if required, program access with completion of a successful polygraph


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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