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Security Control Center Specialist

The Aerospace Corporation
United States, Virginia, Chantilly
July 06, 2022

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

Job Summary

Security and Safety is dedicated to providing quality leadership, services and solutions to safeguard people and the environment, secure and protect company information and assets and enhance operational efficiency. Special Programs Security Department provides quality leadership, services and solutions to safeguard people and the environment, secure and protect company information and assets as well as enhance operational efficiency for the Corporation. The Chantilly Security Control Center (SCC) is a UL2050 listed IDS alarm monitoring station.

As a Lead Security Control Center Specialist, you will demonstrate behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission, Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to our People, Integrity, and Objectivity.

Work Model

Onsite

What You'll Be Doing

  • You will serve as informational interface with the general public, employees, management, government, local law enforcement and security forces
  • You will provide command, control, and communication support for both routine security events and emergencies.
  • You will monitor computerized intrusion detection and access control system, multiple CCTV cameras, emergency phone line(s), fire alarm panel, and facility environmental control system.
  • You will initiate notification and response as outlined in the internal instructions
  • You will operate computerized patrol tour and key control systems, radios, automated public address system, and other SCC security-related equipment.
  • You will write reports on an automated reporting software system regarding security system alarm events, emergency incidents, and physical security incidents, that provide details of the event/incident that are concise and complete.

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Typically, 8 or more years of experience working in a security control room environment, dispatch, or relevant experience.
  • Must be able to work second shift position: 1330-2200 (1:30 pm - 10:00 pm)
  • Must be available to work on a flexible work schedule, 24 hours a day/7 days a week
  • Must be able to maintain the UL2050 requirement of having one person in the SCC at all times and a second person available for duty at all times.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SSBI security clearance which is issued by the US government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:

  • Certification or ability to be certified by The Monitoring Association as a Monitoring Center Operator
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizations needs
  • Customer service orientation
  • Possess time management and project management skills

Physical Requirements/Work Environments

  • Position requires sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Operate security related monitoring and communication equipment.
  • Communicate with individuals and groups in person or by phone
  • Exposure to general office noise

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law andthe supplement, as well as the.

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