Facility Security Officer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

The Facility Security Officer (FSO) is responsible for implementing and directing the industrial security program and ensuring company and customer security requirements are met. Candidates will interface with all levels of personnel and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with 32 CFR, the National Industrial Security Program, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Contract Security Classification Specification (DD Form 254) and Security Classification Guides (SCGs). The position requires a self-motivated candidate that can work in an independent or team environment with minimal direction. The candidate will be required to develop processes and procedures, conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements.


  • Administer day-to-day security programs: personnel processing, program reviews, document control system, audits & self-inspections, violation investigations & reports, receipt/dispatch/destruction/mail logs, visit certs, etc.
  • Provide guidance to employees and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures
  • Maintain and update the DISS and NISS
  • Conduct Staff Assistance Visits and other local inspections as required. Prepares and presents reports with appropriate corrective actions delineated.
  • Send and receive collateral visit requests; oversee and provide facility badge and alarm access to collateral .
  • Responsible for ensuring all assigned personnel meet/maintain the appropriate security clearance requirements.
  • Update and query required information systems as needed to perform assigned duties.
  • Maintain required hard-copy files to perform assigned duties. Prepare and execute required periodic reporting and or audits and reviews IAW applicable directives, regulations, and instructions.
  • Provide continuous training and guidance in all areas of security; including but not limited to, local procedures, OPSEC, Communications Security (COMSEC), Security Awareness.
  • Enforce foreign contact and travel requirements, entry procedures, escort procedures, document control procedures, and classification review/guidance requests.
  • Respond to incidents with the Head of Security in order to make a declaration.
  • Provide training and guidance on handling, safeguarding, marking classified material.
  • Verify and provide training for requests for courier authorizations; issues those certifications.
  • Coordinate industrial security procedures as necessary. Review performance work statements (PWS) or Statements of Work (SOW) for contracts and ensure a properly executed DD Form 254.
  • Provide inputs to the security sections in response to Request for Proposals (RFP) and Broad Agency Announcements (BAA).
  • Maintain hard/soft copies of DD Form 254 along with personnel assigned to contract prior to indoctrination.
  • Manage collateral facilities, access control systems, and alarm systems. Coordinate the buildout of new Open Storage Areas (OSAs) and Restricted Areas
  • Obtain CAGE codes and Facility Clearances (FCLs) for new Anduril sites, and for Anduril-sponsored sub-contractors
  • Develop and update personnel security responsibilities for Anduril Security Policies and Procedures (SPP).
  • Analyze and assess issues with personnel security and proposes solutions that meet standards set by applicable regulations, directives and instructions.


  • Must hold a current U.S. TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • 5+ years of related Security experience
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent (4 years)
  • Must complete DISS/NISS training
  • Must hold Facility Program Management for Possessing Facilities certification
  • Current or able to obtain Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification
  • Strong understanding of Physical Security requirements to include: Collateral Closed Areas, and ICD 705 Tech Specifications
  • Understanding of DISS, e-QIP, NISS, and ISFD
  • Knowledge of COMSEC custodian duties
  • Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post-foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate
  • Experience working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment with multiple government customers and program managers
  • Ability to communicate policy and procedures clearly to all cleared staff
  • Able to meet timelines and prioritize demands effectively
  • Thorough working knowledge of the 32 CFR, other relevant DoD security guidance
  • Experience developing and implanting OPSEC plans
  • Must be able to read and interpret Security Classification Guides (SCGs) and develop and deliver training pertaining to them
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR)

US Salary Range: $114,000.00 - $171,000.00

US Salary Range
$114,000$171,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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