Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO)/ Alternate Contractor Program Security Officer (ACPSO)

in Austin, TX

Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO)/ Alternate Contractor Program Security Officer (ACPSO) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    64080BR

  • Job Location

    Austin, TX 78725-2151, US

  • Job Category

    Other Professionals

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description You don’t see it, but it’s there. Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you’ll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our missions: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®” and “We Innovate For Those Who Move The WorldTM.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

Join a dynamic and well versed security team that provides support across several Business Areas within BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. The opportunity to be part of the security team, in one of the leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, offers a motivated professional a unique entry point to work across a broad range of activities supporting a diverse portfolio.

BAE Systems is looking to hire an Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO)/ Alternate Contractor Program Security Officer (ACPSO) supporting the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO) for multiple programs executed out of the Austin, TX campus. As the AFSO/ ACPSO, you will work closely with security management to ensure compliance with U.S. Government directives, regulations and requirements as well as corporate/business unit directives and customer directed requirements. Along with the FSO, manage all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). Ensuring National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) compliance within the facility and assigned program staff on all aspects of special program security.

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Active Secret Clearance (within a 5 year scope).
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of the U.S. Government security standards.
  • Must be able to prioritize and multi‐task.
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers.
  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents using various office tools (i.e. MS Office, JPAS, SIMS and ISFD).
  • Support Customer visits to include Security Vulnerability Assessments.
  • Conducts investigation of non-compliance issues and reviews all security violations.
  • Conducts security briefings to include, new hire orientation, refresher training, SSA training, and program specific security briefings.
  • Responsible for the compliance of Security Practice and Procedures (SPP).
  • Ensuring closed area requirements are met and ultimately certifying physical construction paperwork.
  • Knowledgeable on International requirements to include: Government to Government shipments, Foreign Visitor requirements and Export compliance.
  • Interprets policy, develops and implements security plans and procedures.
  • As Security Manager, manage and/or support any (or potential) Special Access Programs within facility.
  • Support Customer visits to include Security Vulnerability Assessments.
  • Provides security guidance to company personnel advises Security Director and Senior Management.
  • Conducts investigation of non-compliance issues and reviews all security violations.
  • Submit all reports to CSA to include: Adverse Information, Suspicious contacts, and reports of Loss, Compromise or Suspected compromise.
  • Conducts security briefings to include, new hire orientation, refresher training, SSA training, and program specific security briefings.
  • Responsible for the compliance of Security Practice and Procedures (SPP).
  • Ensuring Closed area requirements are met and ultimately certifying physical construction paperwork.
  • Knowledgeable on International requirements to include: Government to Government shipments, Foreign Visitor requirements and Export compliance.
  • Participate with the local Crisis Management Team.
  • Support FSO with Maintenance physical security systems, plant protection, contingency plans and emergency response.
  • Review and maintain all site specific DD254’s to ensure contract compliance.
  • Assist FSO with Self Inspections as required.
  • Knowledge and experience of managing classified programs.
  • Decision making and reasoning skills.
  • Knowledge of contractor operations, computer, physical, technical and personnel security requirements.
  • Working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD Special Access Program Security Manuals and other related security manuals.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Active Top Secret (TS) clearance
  • Completion of Facility Security Officer Management Course.
  • Completion of SAP orientation or SAP Mid-Level Courses.
  • Bachelors Degree

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

Saved Jobs