At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Security Business Partner for the Hendon, VA office.
In this role, you will be responsible for all operational and programmatic security for the wide variety of programs and services contracts. As the security focal, you will work with business leaders, contracts, and HR Business partners on all security and protection matters. Additional coordination will be required within the Maxar Corporate Security team to include Sr. leadership, facilities, Information Assurance (IA), and Cyber. As the lead, you will be accountable for interpreting requirements, developing & implementing security programs (plans, procedures, and processes), and engaging Cognizant Security Agencies (CSA) & Government Contracting Authority (GCA) to ensure critical National Security Information (NSI) is protected in accordance with policy and expectations.
This position will provide development and oversight of all aspects of program security for collateral and SCI programs to include direct oversight and management of the contract security analysts and security officers depending on the scope of the team’s product and service offerings. This broad role includes the management of an overall program security posture to ensure compliance with corporate and government regulations and a focus on integrating security to become a value add an element into all aspects of the operation.
What you'll do day-to-day:
Demonstrated knowledge of national security policies, to include (but not limited to): ICDs, NISPOM, Executive Orders, customer-specific directives and instructions, Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), etc.
Identify needs and manage all aspects of security services based on risk and the implementation of risk-based solutions across the programs.
Focus on superb customer service and customer satisfaction.
Contributes to developing improved processes and protocol and implementing new ideas with security management.
Implement all aspects of a security program to include Security Operating Procedures (SOPs), security processes, security education, and awareness program, etc.
Educates employees as to the importance of security procedures and how the new processes provide benefits to employees and the company.
Keeps abreast of the dynamic industry of security, technologies, and developing threats world-wide.
Partner with cross-departmental management to coordinate security initiatives in line with the overall business strategy and an emerging perspective focusing on security.
Manage/supervise professional staff, demonstrating strong delegation skills to efficiently accomplish the mission and professionally develop subordinate staff.
Must be a U.S. Citizen with a current/active Top Secret and the ability to obtain SCI assesses.
Bachelor's degree. 4 years of additional work experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
5 years of program security experience.
Solid understanding of DoD and SCI customers, policies, and program security execution.
Familiar with security related databases such as Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Industrial Security Facility Database (ISFD)/, National Industrial Security System (NISS), Scattered Castles, Information Management Systems and Access Control Systems.
Strong understanding of the DD254 process.
Position may require some travel.
Current/active TS/SCI Clearance.
Demonstrated ability to produce security policies and procedures.
Experience in leading a professional staff, demonstrating strong leadership skills.
Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals.
Ability to set and balance short and long-term priorities and remain focused within a rigorous, fast-paced, and dynamic environment.
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.