Facility Security Officer - CLEARANCE REQUIRED - Vernova Researc with Security Clearance

GE Aerospace
Schenectady, New York
May 22, 2024
Jun 19, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary The Facility Security Officer for the planned research center for GE Vernova will be responsible for the administration of the government security program in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program Operation Manual, and Intelligence Community Directives. The incumbent will serve as the technical expert in the associated regulatory requirements of government classified programs developing business policy, procedures and training in the administration of the security program requirements at the research center. GE Vernova's Advanced Research business is the central innovation engine for GE's portfolio of energy businesses, which will be unified under one banner called GE Vernova. The research organization is made up of 250+ researchers representing virtually every major scientific and engineering discipline. Collectively, they are driving major research programs and initiatives to decarbonize power, accelerate renewables, and promote electrification and the creation of a 21st century grid fit to power a zero-carbon energy future. Job Description This role will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives, integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. In this role, you will: Participate, develop and or lead organization security initiatives as directed by the Global Research Security Director and or the Senior Management Official.
Perform within a team of researchers, business leaders and cross functional operations to develop and execute a cohesive and regulatory compliant government classified program.
Manage all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program for a cleared defense contractor facility ensuring compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operations Manual and other government/customer relations
Management and oversight of all classified information accountability for Global Research
Provide guidance to employees in security matters relating to compliance with Global Research, government and customer requirements for the protection of classified information and assets
Maintain liaison with government and customer security organizations to plan and coordinate security requirements for classified programs
Manage the regulatory design, construction, system installation and security administration of all classified programs as the Facility Security Officer
Partner with the Digital Technology Security Team to ensure classified programs information technology regulatory compliance obligations are being met by the Information System Security Manager
Perform as the site Communications Security (COMSEC) custodian managing a Communications Security (COMSEC) account to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory guidance
Work with the GRC Business Development Team, Sr Leadership and Researchers engaging in all proposals and contracts that require a classified environment and provide necessary business information for bids, proposals and implementation at time of award
Provide regulatory security education and awareness programs
Develop crisis management and business continuity plans for classified programs
Develop, implement and track detailed metrics in regulatory compliance
Internal investigation and reporting of all potential violations of Global Research Security and U.S. Government security policies associated with government classified programs and appropriate regulatory reporting of such incidents.
Collaborate with other GE businesses, defense industry colleagues, and security associations to share best practices Position Requirements Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College or University
Minimum of 5 or more years' experience as an FSO or DCSA Industrial Security Representative
Working knowledge of NISPOM, UL-2050 and COMSEC requirements
FSO certification through DCSA, COMSEC Custodian training certificate and experience required
Thorough understanding of security databases such as DIAS, DISS, SWFT, eQIP, NCAISS/NISS.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to have a current or active Secret Clearance with an ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
Must be 18 years or older.
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