Director of Industrial Security Policy

in Falls Church, VA

Director of Industrial Security Policy Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Falls Church, VA 22042, US

  • Job Category

    Other Professionals

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

  • Career Level


  • Travel


Job Description This position serves as the Director of Industrial Security Policy. It is a critical growth position and readies the individual for more senior roles within the Office of the Chief Security Officer (OCSO).

Position reports directly to the Inc. Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Special Security Agreement (SSA) Facility Security Officer (FSO). This role will serve as primary administrator of the Company’s SSA with the U.S. Government and ensure all appropriate compliance measures are in place. This position is also responsible for the supervision of the Inc. HQ Security Staff whose responsibilities include: Counterintelligence, Industrial Security, Executive Protection, Physical Security, Electronic Communications Plan (ECP) Oversight, Travel Security, Personnel Security and Security Education and Awareness Training.


  • Acts as primary Industrial Security Advisor to the Chief Security Officer in accordance with the Company’s SSA. Reports on all facets of the company’s compliance. Oversees the implementation of the SSA’s Affiliated Operations Plan, Electronic Communications Plan, and Facility Locations Plan.
  • Manages the Company’s security function for the Headquarters Staff. This includes supervision of: Counterintelligence, Industrial Security, Executive Protection, Physical Security, Electronic Communications Plan (ECP) Oversight, Travel Security, Personnel Security and Security Education and Awareness Training.
  • Establishes and coordinates industrial security policy for the Inc. Businesses located in the US; and, oversees the implementation of local security policies for the Inc. Businesses located outside the US. Reviews, collects, generates, and implements security best practices throughout the Inc. enterprise.
  • Responsible for the protection and safeguarding of classified information in accordance with the Company’s various facility security agreements. Ensures security audits are properly conducted by the Inc. Businesses and compiles results for presentation to the Inc. Board of Directors.
  • Acts as a senior industry security executive representing the Company before the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA); other U.S. Government security agencies; professional security organizations; and, government and industry working groups.
  • Facilitates the security integration of new companies into BAE Systems, Inc. through both the acquisition process and CFIUS.
  • Oversees implementation of security training that supports our agreement with the US Government for the safeguarding of classified information and addresses the specific policies and processes for Inc. Businesses to follow.
  • Directly supports the CSO’s role as co-lead for the Company’s Insider Threat and Incident Management programs.
  • Liaises with the Senior Security Leads of each Sector to ensure consistent implementation of all appropriate security guidelines.

Required Skills and Education

Problem Solving: Analytical thought needed to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations, without supervision.
Nature of Impact: Routinely impacts quality, timeliness of results, planning and revenues or budget; frequently sets Inc-level policies and procedures.
Area of Impact: BAE Systems, Inc.
Interpersonal Skills: Skilled communicator who influences and shapes the image of a complex Program/Line of Business/Operating Group.
Negotiation Skills: Negotiates internally with senior executives and corporate staff; maintains strong external relationships with Defense Industrial Base (DIB) peers and government organizations.
Project Management: Senior Project/Program team member responsible for work flow which is varied in nature with situations frequently requiring new solutions and innovations.

Preferred Skills and Education

Min. Education: Bachelor’s Degree.
Pref. Education: Master's Degree preferred.
Min. Experience: More than 10+ years of relevant experience.
Pref. Experience: More than 10+ years of relevant management experience.

About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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

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