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Industrial Security Specialist II

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Date: Sep 5, 2017

Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 29481 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


The Industrial Security Specialist II is responsible for providing security support ensuring classified information is properly safeguarded. The position provides on-site support for all security actions in accordance with corporate and governmental policies and directives. The Industrial Security Specialist II reports to the Special Programs Security Manager in El Segundo, CA. The selected candidate for this position will be responsible for SAP security, supporting multiple customers within the Security & Safety Directorate. We are looking for an Industrial Security Specialist to provide security expertise in a diverse Special Programs environment. Duties include the following:


  • Administers, executes and ensures adherence to company and government regulations, policies and procedures regarding the protection of certain programs.
  • Ability to interact professionally with various levels of personnel with varying experience
  • Compiling and submitting nomination requests
  • Create and maintain file folders, enter necessary data into systems, and maintain personnel security files for access.
  • Candidate must be skilled with JPAS, and other customer personnel databases
  • Managing adjudicative decision notifications
  • Reporting required security information to customer (i.e. Security violations and adverse information reporting)
  • Provide metrics on SAP security processes to management
  • Participation in customer visits and semiannual self-inspections
  • Security education which includes initial program briefings, debriefings, and annual refresher briefings
  • Maintaining all organizational records/files pertaining to personnel security, foreign travel, and accesses
  • Respond to customer requests/inquiries related to SAP security issues as assigned
  • Oversee programs for customers and ensuring customer’s requirements are met
  • Other duties as assigned, including Communications Security (COMSEC), badging, and visitor control




  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel
  • Must be willing to be on-call after hours and on weekends as assigned
  • Customer service orientation
  • Current TS/SSBI is required.



  • Bachelor’s degree, or 8 or more years of relevant experience with High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the National Industrial Security Operating Manual, NISPOM.
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer to complete activities.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may visit locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces, and may be exposed to seasonal elements.
  • Intermittent travel to gain access to work areas and buildings



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Additional Requisition Details


Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.


Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Corporate Security, ERP, Security Clearance, Aerospace, Security, Technology, Government, Aviation

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