VOX Space, LLC is a US-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, LLC. VOX Space provides the national security community of the USA and allied nations with responsive, dedicated, and affordable launch services for small satellites bound for Low Earth Orbit. Headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California, VOX Space can provide study, analysis, integration, and launch services using Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne, while ensuring our customer’s critical information is protected.
VOX is currently seeking to hire a FSO that will lead and direct security measures necessary for implementing applicable requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). S/he is responsible for the day-to-day execution and compliance with specific Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) mitigation measures in collaboration with the Defense Security Service (DSS). The FSO will serve as the primary point of contact for all industrial security concerns and requirements. The FSO will provide security expertise, guidance and advice to management and staff as well as be a key member of the VOX Space management team. S/he will also work closely with the VOX Space Mission Managers and Payload Integration to define the requirements for and establish payload processing facilities. The FSO must have 12-15 years security-related experience in support of DoD programs with knowledge of government security regulations, manuals, and processes, to include the NISPOM, ISLs, OPSEC principles, FOCI-mitigation and COMSEC requirements. The FSO will also perform basic cybersecurity duties in support of day to day activities. This is a full-time position and the “home base” is negotiable. S/he should be able to spend ~1 week/month to start between the VOX Space facility in Manhattan Beach, California and Virgin Orbit facility in Long Beach, California.
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*The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Physical and/or Additional Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
The VOX Space organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will be helping to start VOX Space from the ground up, so you will be flexible in day-to-day work assignments. You will work well under customer time pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Position requires you have a current clearance, or are able to pass an appropriate background check for a TS/SCI.
VOX Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with VOX Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.