Principal Security Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
Raytheon Missile and Defense
New England Locations (MA, RI)

Principal Security Specialist

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
This is a Physical Security position with emphasis on secured area construction. Responsibilities include implementation and compliance with all US Government and Raytheon Technologies security requirements. Incumbent will provide guidance and direction to Closed Area Custodians and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO). This role will coordinate with external and internal customers on physical security requirements, and interface with Raytheon management on major matters pertaining to the programs polices, plans, and objectives.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  1. Leads physical security requirements to safeguard classified information across the business as it relates to meeting new construction and renovation requirements for standing up DoD closed areas and SAPs/SCIFs.
  2. Responsible for oversight of all closed area compliance across the business to ensure all aspects of customer requirements are being met (e.g. NISPOM, JAFAN 6/9, ICD 705, and UL 2050).
  3. Reviews building construction/remodel design plans. This person must be able to communicate vision and strategies effectively with both Raytheon leadership and strategic partners.
This position is based in New England serving our New England locations (MA, RI)

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree or additional 2 years of Security experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college
  • 5+ years experience in Security related position applying NISPOM, UL 2050, JAFAN 6/9, and/or ICD 705 requirements
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance. Must be able to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance Eligibility for additional clearances may also be required from the customer.
  • Experience in threat assessment and risk analysis, integrated physical security systems and/or ongoing evaluations of security measures
  • Comprehensive understanding of Fixed Facility Checklist, self-inspections and/or DCSA Form147s
  • Knowledge of general security in depth principles
  • U.S. Citizenship
Qualifications We Desire:
  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Business Management, Security and/or Risk Management, Government Policy, Information Management, Criminal Justice, or other related major
  • Possess a minimum of a current, final TOP SECRET security clearance with an investigation not older than 6 years on the first day of employment.
  • Professional certifications i.e., Physical Security Professional (PSP), Physical Security Certification (PSC), Security Asset Protection Professional Certification (SAPPC).
  • Experience in a multi-site environment utilizing state-of-the-art electronics with knowledge of TCP/IP, fiber-optic and CAD experience is highly desirable.
  • Ability to collaborate with other businesses in developing and maintaining a progressive security program.
  • Ability to work effectively and comfortably with internal and external customers of all levels.
  • Experience maintaining a Physical Security program consisting of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E)

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Clearance Information:
This position requires a Secret security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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Principal Security Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

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