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IT Security Lead

Company: Harris Geospatial Solutions
Location: Plano
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

In response to Executive Order 14042 and accompanying Task Force Guidance, all U.S.-based L3Harris employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by L3Harris prior to employment. Click here to learn more about opportunities with L3Harris. For more information on L3Harris' response to the COVID-19 situation, click here . Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They're the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site Success Profile What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
    Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.
    • Detail-Oriented
    • Influential
    • Organized
    • Strategic
    • Technical Quote Job Description L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do. L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers' mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. Description: IT Security Lead Req#: AS20213108-68577 Location: Plano, TX The Lead, IT Secuity is responsible for designing, building, testing and implementing security systems within an organization's IT network. The Lead, IT Security is expected to have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems and authentication protocols, as well as best practice security products. Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
      • Anticipate possible security threats and identify areas of weakness in a network system.
      • Respond promptly and effectively to possible breaches of security.
      • Review current system security measures and recommend and implement enhancements
      • Conduct regular system tests and ensure continuous monitoring of network security
      • Develop project timelines for ongoing system upgrades
      • Ensure all personnel have access to the IT system limited by need and role
      • Establish disaster recovery procedures and conduct breach of security drills
      • Promptly respond to all security incidents and provide thorough post-event analyses
      • Cultivate and lead a culture of security awareness, and arrange continuing education of personnel to ensure security policies are adhered at all times.
      • Other duties as assigned. Required Skills and Experience:
        • U.S. Citizenship
        • Existing DoD Secret clearance with current 6-year update.
        • Minimum 8 years of experience in a related IT security field with networking experience.
        • Defense industry experience.
        • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability that meet JSIG standards.
        • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security.
        • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies.
        • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions.
        • CompTIA Security + certification required.
        • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
        • Ability to obtain and maintain any additional clearances as required. Desired Skills and Experience:
          • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures.
          • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
          • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
          • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
            Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. By submitting your r--sum-- for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your r--sum--, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions. L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law. L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish . For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish . Enter Your Email Address So We Can Track Your Referral Sign up for job alerts and be the first to know about our job openings. L3Harris is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Candidates needing assistance are encouraged to email requests for reasonable accommodations to . Please include a description of your accommodation request and the following contact information: full name and the best contact number and/or preferred means to communicate with you.

Keywords: Harris Geospatial Solutions, Plano , IT Security Lead, Other , Plano, Texas

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