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L3Harris Spec, Industrial Security in Rochester, New York


Job Title: Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) 3

Job Code: SAS20211910-71271

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description: Commensurate with the position of Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) incumbent exhibits the dedication and expectation of excellence required of a seasoned security professional while working both collaboratively and with minimal supervision. Primary scope and principle duties of this position entail performing a variety of program security related duties ensuring full compliance with National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM) and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) clearance/access processing and management requirements. Incumbent independently executes clearance/access processing protocols, investigates assigned problems, collects information, analyzes problems, formulates proposed solutions and implements them independently or upon coordination/approval of supervision.

Incumbent must have and maintain proficiency in intermediate clerical skills, intermediate computing skills, have excellent communications skills and a thorough understanding of the following industrial security functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Incumbent is responsible to the Rochester, NY security team relative to execution of responsibilities associated with the position of CPSO. Specifically, tactical operational control regarding management/operation of secure areas and Contractor Program Security Officer responsibilities.

  • Administer, address and complete personnel security requirements with employees regarding issues, report preparation, program security access briefings, and clearance/access maintenance for briefed employees

  • Ensure all required security support for classified Programs and manage operations of Closed Areas within purview in accordance with governing directives and program specific guidance

  • Responsible for ensuring the formulation, establishment and execution of security policy, procedures and protocols pertinent to the facility are consistent with National Industrial Security Program requirements.

  • Determine customer security requirements and ensure requisite security access requests with applicable government agencies

  • Responsible for effective communications regarding security by interfacing with or liaising with external customers (Government, Associate Contractors, Subcontractors, former employees) and internal L3Harris organizations

  • Conduct security education and training; provide initial security indoctrination briefings, debriefings, annual refresher training and corporate requisite training.

  • Ensure continuous physical security integrity for facility in general and accredited secure work areas to include management of the access control and intrusion detection systems.

  • Guard/alarm interface; liaison with alarm monitoring facility to ensure security of controlled/secure areas in accordance with government requirements – requires emergency response requirements during non-working hours

  • Provide leadership on special projects that cut across the business and the company, to include assisting with S&AS-wide security process standardization.

  • Foster teamwork and collaborative efforts among Security group members to ensure timely completion of group project tasks and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

  • An active security clearance is required; TS/SCI with polygraph

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 4+ years' experience as a Cleared Defense Contractor (CDC) working in corporate and/or government environments with industrial security duties in support of Department of Defense (DoD) or Intelligence Community (IC) programs

  • Completion of an accredited/approved CSSO course; other professional accreditations and certifications

  • 4+ years' experience using security management software and applications

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.