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Sr Security Manager


Dallas, TX, US, 75243

Job ID: 103110 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 


 Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Location: Dallas and Melbourne


Position Summary

Oversee, monitor, and report on all security aspects of the DRS Security Program, DRS Proxy requirements, DRS Security policies and procedures and physical security programs and activities at a DRS cleared facility.  Implement, manage, and
ensure compliance with DRS security policies, procedures and directives.  Serve as primary advisor to the Site VP/GM, executive
management, and senior leadership on all site-specific physical and Proxy security compliance matters.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

•    Must be a United States Citizen and have a current active Security Clearance.  A Top-Secret Clearance with approval for SCI is required.
•    10+ years of FSO related experience with a Bachelor's Degree; An additional 3 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s requirement
•    Working knowledge of National Industrial Security Program Operations Manual (NISPOM)
•    Able to develop and execute security policy, plans, and procedures 
•    Must be able to effectively communicate with peers, customers, and site executives
•    Familiarity with FOCI mitigation processes and procedures, with emphasis on Proxy Agreement management preferred
•    Completion of the CDSE Facility Security Officer for Possessing Facilities course
•    Substantial communication skills to advise customers of company industrial security policies and procedures.
•    Prior supervisory or management experience is required.
•    Prior experience managing multiple government customers 
•    Prior experience with a FOCI company 
•    Prior experience with COMSEC 
•    NSA CSSO course attendance
•    Security +, A+, Network +, ISP and/or CISSP Certifications, desired
•    Completion of additional Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Government courses related to security
•    Analytical ability to understand and interpret government and company security policies and procedures (i.e. DoD Manual 5205.07, Vols I-IV, ICD 704, 705, JAFAN, JSIG, and RMF)
•    Direct or indirect involvement working as a compartmented and/or special programs Security Officer, desired

•     Knowledge of current CUI (ITAR/EAR) regulations and protections is required
•    Perform independently, or with a group, on-site, group- or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of DRS
•    Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
•    All other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities

•    Responsible for the day-to-day Security activities of implementing, overseeing, monitoring, auditing and reporting on all Security aspects of the facility to ensure 100% compliance within the scope of the National Industry Security Program (NISP) in order to maintain a security program that is continually compliant with the NISPOM and all DCSA mandates, and would meet a Commendable level of compliance at all times if DCSA arrived onsite for a Security Review
•    May be responsible for multiple facilities or an entire business line.
•    Must have a thorough knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operations Manual (NISPOM), and any other polices and directives as necessary by site, to possibly include: Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs); ICD 704, ICD 705, and Department of Defense (DoD) 5205.07 Special Access Program (SAP) Manuals 1-4
•    At certain facilities, may operate and maintain a collateral facility with non-DoD component areas and ensure compliance with government component and company security policies, procedures and directives
•    Implement the DRS Proxy Agreement and classified protection compliance standards as set forth by DRS Security under the NISP and tailor site-specific policies as necessary
•    Serve as the manager on all physical and Proxy Agreement security requirements, with working knowledge of Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence (FOCI) policy and security structure
•    Serve as primary advisor and Security subject matter expert to the Site LOB leader on all physical and industrial security matters and liaison to the local Defense Counterintelligence & Security Agency (DCSA) Industrial Security Representative on all matters pertaining to the safeguarding and handling of classified and controlled unclassified information (CUI) and for Proxy Agreement compliance and reporting
•    Develop and maintain compliance standard procedures supporting customer and government agency requirements to include: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Standard Practices and Procedures (SPPs), Operational Security (OPSEC), Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) and Risk Analysis Investigations specific to the facility
•    Establish and maintain effective security awareness training including, as required: Annual Security Briefings, Counterintelligence, Espionage, Insider Threat, Courier, NATO, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post-foreign travel briefings, and all other mandated briefings

Additional Responsibilities

•    Safeguard and assure accountability of all classified materials and areas in accordance with NISPOM requirements
•    Conduct periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure Proxy Agreement and component program security compliance; accurately reports security posture to site, group and corporate leadership
•    Oversee badging of employees, visitors, consultants and government representatives to ensure compliance with DRS policy
•    Assist the ISSM with RMF information system accreditation, audits, and certifications as required.
•    Ensure proper training and routine oversight of site reception duties, to include badge handling and processing, visitor control and physical security management
•    Manage visit requests including DoD Common Access Card (CAC) and Cleared personnel visit requests utilizing JPAS. Process and manage personnel security clearances using JPAS/DISS and assist new applicants with the e-QIP process.  Conduct annual clearance justifications and advise leadership when an employee does not meet clearance requirements
•    Obtain access to and keep information current on required government websites to include: JPAS, DISS, NISS, SWFT, eMASS…
•    Manage the Operational Security (OPSEC) requirements for all government sensitive programs and ensure personnel cleared on those programs receive initial and refresher training 

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 US 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.




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 this through:

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

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

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

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth