Deputy Director of Industrial Security / Secure Facility Development Manager

U.S. Citizenship Required. This position requires a current TOP SECRET clearance. Candidate must be SAP and SCI program eligible.

Toyon is an employee-owned defense contractor committed to delivering trusted analysis and innovative solutions to meet the critical needs of our nation's security. With over 40 years of dedication in meeting defense contractor security requirements, Toyon has an expansive and mature security program that supports company operations and growth. We seek to hire a highly experienced industrial security professional with a successful track record in supervisory roles. This is an opportunity for an organized personnel and project leader to excel in running secure facility development projects and to earn the team’s respect in delegated departmental leadership roles.

Our security team takes pride in functioning as a cooperative and professional team based on trust. As the Deputy Director of Security, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the protection of sensitive information, integrity of special facilities, and personnel accesses critical to our operations. You will work closely with the department Director to develop, implement, and oversee a comprehensive security program in compliance with DoD, DoE, and other agency regulations. The successful candidate will continually work to develop positive and productive relationships with employees within the corporation as well as external government and industry customers.

Familiarity with the requirements of Special Access Programs, along with ICD705 and TEMPEST facility technical requirements, will be a primary consideration for filling this position.


  • Lead security program activities and maintain a high degree of hands-on contributions
  • Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) duties for Special Access Programs
  • Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) duties for SCI work
  • Special Access Program (SAP) document control, program-specific policies and procedures, personnel access administration, and audit/inspection support
  • Conduct annual self- inspections and implement corrective action plans
  • Develop and maintain SOPs, CONOPS, OPSEC Plans, and Program Protection Plans
  • Establish effective training for accessed personnel
  • Oversee facility accreditation for new or existing facilities; ensure accreditations are accurate and current
  • Assist with investigations regarding security incidents and violations
  • Provide direction, mentorship, and support new or emerging requirements for the technical program managers
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as security management, criminal justice, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years DoD industrial security experience, with 5 years Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) and supervisory experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the DoD Special Access Program (SAP) Manual, DoDM 5205.07 Vol 1-4, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM 32 CFR Part 117), the JSIG, COMSEC Procedures and the ICD Standards
  • Strong understanding of requirements and effective practices across core industrial security activities: document control, classification guidance, SOP development, OPSEC principles, computer security, communications security, security indoctrination/education
  • Resourcefulness, strong work ethic, an organized approach, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate security operations concepts to diverse audiences
  • Proficiency in preparing clear, concise, and accurate security documentation, including reports, assessments, procedural manuals, and presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and lead security initiatives



  • Competitive Industry Pay
  • 100% Employer-Paid Medical Insurance Premium
  • HSA with Employer Contributions
  • Dental and Vision Coverage Options
  • Company Funded 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance  
  • Paid Parental Leave

The annual pay range for the Deputy Director of Industrial Security / Secure Facility Development Manager position is $150,000 to $175,000.

The posted pay range values provide the candidate with guidance on annual base compensation for the position, at a full time level of effort, exclusive of overtime, bonus, and benefits-related compensation, over a range of qualifications that may fit hiring objectives. Toyon Research Corporation will consider the individual candidate’s education, work experience, applicable knowledge, skills and training, among other factors, when preparing an offer of employment. 

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All qualified applicants for the Deputy Director of Industrial Security / Secure Facility Development Manager position will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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