Your Mission at Virgin Galactic
What You Bring
- Select, supervise, coach, develop and lead the security team to ensure consistent, high-quality service.
- Support Senior Director Corporate Security.
- Develops and initiates standards, processes, procedures, and methods for security
- Suggests and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase security and efficiency of shop, department, or work crews
- Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve security goals.
- Interfaces with other Departments and the internal Trainer to develop and implement training programs as required.
- Administratively maintain site security access control systems, closed circuit television, and multi-modal emergency notification system.
- Completes appropriate notification and documentation for security related incidents and investigates root cause.
- Coordinates with other team members on site visits, special events and escorts as needed.
- Enforces enterprise security policies through training, awareness, company communications and regular team meetings.
- Takes an active role for special event planning within the enterprise to help determine security needs.
- Assists in gathering data to build metrics.
- Can start an investigation when an incident is reported and work with a team to understand root cause of incident.
- Helps with an internal audit system for both emergency preparedness and security programs.
- Assist in maintaining a proactive annual safety and security plans that provide solutions necessary to build and sustain a world‐class safety and security culture
- 15+ years’ experience in a combination of the following: physical security, military/law enforcement/government, corporate risk management, emergency response management, executive protection programs, business continuity programs, insider threat programs, intelligence programs.
- Prior experience in an aerospace company is a plus.
- Professional, positive approach demonstrated integrity, assertive without being demanding.
- Demonstrated Self-starter with a willingness to learn new things and substantial flexibility to handle and manage change.
- In depth understanding of the security techniques and security issues associated with aerospace manufacturing
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels of the organization.
- The ability to recognize hazardous or potential security problems impacting operations.
- Ability to coordinate and liaise multiple activities with a culturally diverse audience and throughout all levels of the corporate organization.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule outside the normal business days and hours to support operations or special events.
- Ability to respond to serious emergency situations, but 24/7 on‐call is not required.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software applications.
- Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to develop and deliver articulate presentations to groups of all sizes and levels; technical writing experience preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree in business, criminal justice, emergency management or equivalent work experience highly desired.
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Certifications or similar within security or emergency management is beneficial (i.e., Threat Management, ICS, NIMS)
The annual U.S. base salary range for this full-time position is $85,900.00–$130,900.00. The base pay actually offered will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, location, and experience and take into account internal equity. Other forms of pay (e.g., bonus or long term incentive) may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Virgin Galactic benefits, please visit https://vgcareers.virgingalactic.com/global/en/benefitsWho We Are
Virgin Galactic is transforming humanity’s relationship with space. By making it more open and accessible, we are connecting the world to the love, wonder and awe inspired by space travel, helping to create new opportunities for the benefit of life on Earth. Whether it’s supporting cutting-edge research missions for scientists and students, or offering life-changing experiences for the adventurers among us, Virgin Galactic is THE spaceline for Earth. Such an audacious vision requires a team as driven as they are curious - one capable of redefining the boundaries of what’s possible.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR
- 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as newly hired employees. As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, (“fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have expired since receiving the vaccination’s last dose as recommended by the manufacturer) or have a valid religious or medical exemption. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met before your date of hire. Virgin Galactic complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.