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Security Manager (FSO)


Beavercreek, OH, US, 45431

Job ID: 102544


Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.  For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Job Summary

We're looking for a reliable self starter with excellent people skills and a Top Secret Clearance to manage our Security program in Dayton, OH!  

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement, manage, and ensure compliance with government and company security policies, procedures, and directives, to include DRS Proxy requirements 
  • Serve as primary advisor to the Site VP/GM or LOB leader on all security matters and liaison to the local DCSA Industrial Security Representative on all matters pertaining to the proxy and safeguarding and handling of classified and controlled unclassified information (CUI)
  • Serve as primary Subject Matter Expert (SME) to site leadership and outside agencies on all security matters; partners with appropriate site functional representatives (e.g., trade, Human Resources, Information Technology, etc.) as appropriate
  • Assist in the development and implementation of compliance standards supporting proxy requirements
  • Conduct periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure DCSA compliance; accurately report security posture to site, group, and corporate leadership
  • Develop, conduct, coordinate and deliver all site- and program-specific security education programs ensuring all facility personnel complete appropriate training
  • Serve as principal manager on all security requirements, with working knowledge of Foreign Ownership, Control, and Influence (FOCI) policy and DRS security structure
  • Conduct security awareness briefings and debriefings, including counterintelligence, pre- and post-travel, and suspicious contact reports to site personnel
  • Assist temporary and permanent employees, interns, candidates, and consultants with successful completion of proxy visit and interaction requirements
  • Conduct investigations and complete Reports of Investigation (ROI) on all security matters; make recommendations to local Human Resources and supervisory personnel on disciplinary actions; provide ROI to group and corporate leadership as required by DRS policy
  • Implement all Corporate and Group Security direction, policy, and procedures throughout the facility in support of security requirements
  • Oversee badging of employees, visitors, consultants, and government representatives to ensure compliance with DRS policy
  • Ensure proper training and routine oversight of site reception duties, to include badge handling and processing, visitor control and physical security management
  • Maintain proficiency in all physical and FOCI security policies and practices
  • May manage a staff including direct report personnel, guard force or other security providers and consultants
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization
  • Possess basic knowledge of CUI (ITAR/EAR) regulations
  • Oversee physical security and guard force operations, where applicable
  • Perform independently, or with a group, on-site, group- or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of DRS
  • Assist with COMSEC account duties


  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of security experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and build trust and rapport with peers, customers, and site executives
  • Familiarity with FOCI mitigation processes and procedures, with emphasis on Proxy management preferred
  • NSA CSSO course attendance is a plus
  • Experience with ISSM/ISSO duties is a plus
  • COMSEC experience a plus
  • Individually reliable self-starter and team player
  • Adept at multi-tasking and managing multiple security facets
  • Top Secret clearance required
  • For compliance with Executive Order 14042 candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

*This position provides some remote flexibility however you must live within commuting distance of facility and able to work onsite as required.

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Dayton