Persistent Systems

  • Facility Security Officer

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Programs and Contracts
  • Job Description & Responsibilities

    Persistent Systems is looking for an experienced, multi-disciplined Facility Security Officer (FSO) who will be responsible for supervising, directing, and implementing security measures in accordance with National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other applicable government security manuals. You should be a self-driven and results oriented individual capable of effectively working multiple tasks concurrently across a diverse program landscape. You must also possess the ability to recommend, implement and plan process improvements, enhancements, and changes to systems, including management of operating procedures, policies and standards relating to current and emerging technologies. You will also be expected to prepare manuals to address regulatory requirements and establish appropriate procedures.



    • Create, execute, monitor, and update the office security policies, procedures, and practices in compliance with our Government security requirements
    • Provide guidance and instructions to all employees to ensure any event, circumstance, or act that could be considered a breach of security is reported immediately
    • Conduct security trainings, briefings, and debriefings in support of the company Security Education Program
    • Ensure proper marking, safeguarding, and transmission of all classified and COMSEC materials
    • Manage the Access Control System
    • Administer company PERSEC program and demonstrate advanced knowledge of the JPAS system
    • Maintain all records in compliance with our security manual and COMSEC procedures
    • Serve as the company’s primary contact for DSS vulnerability assessments and correspondence.
    • Maintain a working relationship with all contract security offices to ensure proper paperwork and clearances are maintained
    • Lead security plan process improvements and implementation of security requirements across the site

    Job Qualifications & Experience


    • 5+ years as a Facility Security Officer or related industrial security experience
    • Active Top Secret security clearance
    • Well versed in the NISPOM and experience interpreting security regulations from multiple DoD components
    • Experience with JPAS, e-Qip, e-FCL/DISS, etc.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, or related
    • Successful completion of NSA COMSEC Account Manager/Custodian and Defense Security Service (DSS) Facility Security Officer (FSO) training
    • Experience in Supply Chain security

    Company Overview

    Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.



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