• The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
  • $97,690.00 -156,260.00/year*
  • Cambridge , MA
  • Defense/Security Clearance
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Auburn St

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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit.

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities.If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now.

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  • Act as the single point of contact for all Strategic Systems program security activities. Initiate and mature security, business development and program management working relationships for NISPOM across Programs and Engineering that will lead to fulfillment of current and future business objectives.
  • Ensure that security is a key element in all Strategic Systems business decisions. A thorough understanding of the NISPOM, Joint Air Force, Army and Navy manuals and security standards is required, as is prior working experience supporting the general physical, information and classification management systems associated with DOD environments.
  • Integrate security in the strategic objective in concert with establishing security as an integral part of the Program Management Team from initiation of business capture strategies, the proposal phase, through program execution.
  • Duties include: liaison with a diverse customer base, senior leadership, program management, and business development; interpretation of contractual requirements and interpretation of government and corporate policies to ensure compliance and resolve areas of conflict. Direct studies as well as overseeing the implementation of federal security regulations that apply to classified programs.
  • Coordinate with government agencies to obtain rulings, interpretations and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations.
  • Direct the preparation of manuals outlining regulations, the establishmentof procedures for handling, storing a record keeping of Strategic Systems activities.
  • Administer program Security Classification Guides (SCG), including development of SCG training for employee awareness
  • Conduct detailed review of contractual documentation (e.g. Prime/Subcontract DD-254, CDRLs, SCG, etc.) and implement processes, procedures, and plans to ensure compliance
  • Develop and manage comprehensive, security focused training tools
  • Organize secure area policies and administration across all Strategic Systems program areas
  • Qualifications

  • Preferred10-15 years of experience with Government sponsor and/or defense contractor.
  • Strategic thinker; visionary in applying government guidelines
  • Business development skills combined with broad business, project and contract management experience, including review, preparation, and generation of contract security documentation (e.g. DD-254s, etc.)
  • Must be well versed in program management to lead Draper in right direction and be able to tailor the security program to support the business needs
  • Needs to be able to create the security infrastructure for multi-million dollar business
  • Individual must have Top Secret Clearance

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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