Physical Security/Industrial Security Specialist

Security El Segundo, California


This position provides physical security (PS), industrial security, and cybersecurity support for collateral, SCI and SAP systems in accordance with ICD, DODM, legacy DCID/JAFAN, and other DoD and national guidance for facilities with internal networks and guest systems.  Provides industrial security support to SAR acquisition programs.

Performance shall include:

  • Assist Government security authorities in managing acquisition programs’ industrial security requirements  
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with DODM, ICD, or legacy DCID/JAFAN physical security and IA requirements and maintaining accreditation documentation
  • Interface with HHQ for physical and technical security (TEMPEST/TSCM) actions and procedures
  • Conduct preconstruction reviews and makes recommendations for compliance with guidance for construction, expansion and modifications of facilities
  • Assist Information Assurance Managers with implementation of  cybersecurity requirements
  • Author, review and maintain facility Certification and Accreditation documentation
  • Assist with enforcement of personnel security controls for visitors and un-cleared personnel requiring entry to the facility
  • Enforce physical security controls of electronic devices and prohibited items
  • Identify Cybersecurity and physical security vulnerabilities and ensure ICD/DODM compliance
  • Conduct periodic self-inspections and implement corrective actions
  • Implement local media control policies and procedures


  • 6 - 8 years total experience, including minimum 4 years’ experience within SCI or SAR environment.  Minimum 2 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent additional experience (4 years)


  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Manager Level 1 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Must complete ICD-705 training (DSSA or NRO) within 6 months of the date of hire

 Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

 Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)