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Raytheon Technologies Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) in Tucson, Arizona

Raytheon Missile and Defense

Tucson, AZ

Principal Industrial Security Specialist

Security - Special Access Program (SAP) Security personnel interface with customers and the government on security requirements for proprietary programs as well as providing guidance and support to employees working on such activities, helping them stay abreast of changes and updates in requirements.

The Principal Industrial Security Specialist will be appointed as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) who will help develop, administer and maintain the program’s security policies and procedures in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment to ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Department of Defense Manual (DoDM) 5205.07 series, and Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG).

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment .

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the security procedures (NISPOM, DoDM 5205.07 series, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, and JSIG), as they relate to operating in a classified environment for: personnel processing, media control, marking and control of documents / materials, security education, visitor control, destruction of classified,

  • Develop, prepare, and implement local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Operations Security (OPSEC) Plans, and proprietary test plans utilizing risk management principles.

  • Provide security oversight and management to subcontractors and subordinate business units via the DD Form 254 or other contractual methods.

  • Establish, gain accreditation, and maintain a secure facility in accordance with (IAW) ICD 705.

  • Establish and oversee specialized procedures for the transmission of classified and/or proprietary material/information.

  • Conduct and/or participate in internal reviews and/or Government inspections.

  • Investigate security infractions/violations and prepare reports specifying the potential for loss or compromise and the associated risk to the program(s).

  • Collaborate and assist the ISSO / ISSM on implementation of JSIG requirements.

    Required Experience, Skills, and Education

  • Principal Industrial Security Specialist – Requires subject matter expertise of job area, and 6 years prior relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Active Top Secret s ecurity clearance - possess a minimum of a current, final Top Secret clearance with an investigation not older than 6 years on the first day of employment.

  • U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Understanding of the NISPOM, DoDM 5205.07 series, and ICD 705.

  • Business Travel may be required for this position.

    A valid driver’s license is needed as this position may involve escorting individuals across business locations.

    Desired Experience, Skills, and Education

  • Degree major in Business Management, Security and/or Risk Management, Government Policy, Information Management, Criminal Justice, or other related field of study

  • At least 6 years of National Security experience preferred

  • Previous experience as a CPSO or SSO

  • Experience providing management and oversight to sub-contractors and suppliers

  • Related training with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) including, Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC)

    Security Clearance: This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DSCA website at

    Active Top Secret Clearance: a minimum of a current, final Top Secret security clearance with a current investigation date on the first day of employment. A current investigation is defined as an investigation not older than six years


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.