Facility Security Officer

Los Angeles
Legal – Legal /
/ On-site

Silvus Technologies is dedicated to one mission: connecting those who keep us safe. We do so by delivering the most advanced Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) radios powered by our custom and ever evolving Mobile-Networked MIMO waveform. Together, our radios and waveform provide the vital communications for mission critical applications in the harshest environments from underground tunnels to high altitude balloons.

Silvus StreamCaster radios are being rapidly adopted by customers all over the world ranging from the U.S. and Allied Nations Departments of Defense, to International, Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement agencies, all the way to the Superbowl, Grammys and industry-leading drone, robot, and other unmanned systems manufacturers.

Would you like to join an incredibly talented group of people, doing very challenging work, with the prime directive of “Keeping Our Heroes Connected”?

Silvus’ rapid growth is fueled by a focus on research and innovation and a team of the most passionate, skilled and creative thinking individuals. If you are looking for a fulfilling experience, you owe it to yourself to learn how Silvus can be the next chapter of your career.


Silvus is seeking a full-time Facility Security Officer (FSO) to manage the security programs, procedures, and controls, and to assist employees with obtaining and maintaining personnel security clearances. The FSO will also oversee general facilities maintenance at Silvus’ Los Angeles headquarters, coordinating with vendors to schedule, monitor, and ensure completion of necessary repairs and upgrades; negotiating concerns with building management/landlord; and ensuring the safety and security of Silvus’ facilities.
The Facility Security Officer (FSO) reports to the General Counsel with a dotted line reporting to the Chief Operations Officer. The position is full-time, on-site daily, Monday through Friday. The location for this role is Silvus Technologies’ HQ in the heart of vibrant West LA.
The following is a list of at least some of the current essential job functions of the position. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time at its discretion.


    • Maintain the company’s facility security clearance and assist employees with obtaining and maintaining personnel security clearances.
    • Maintain all security documentation and files in accordance with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) requirements.
    • Provide and document new employee security briefings and exit debriefing.
    • Investigate and report security violations and incidents.
    • Maintain classified holdings and prepare classified transmittals in accordance with NISPOM guidelines and requirements.
    • Conduct periodic self-inspections bi-annually or as required by DCSA or other reviews as directed by the government.
    • Responsible for daily operations of a cleared facility and clearing any (internal) visitor requests.
    • Submit visit requests for US and foreign travel and manage internal security tracking documents.
    • Ensure annual security training requirements are met and kept up to date.
    • Participate in the development and execution of security education programs.
    • Supervise daily security activities and enforce government and company security policies.
    • Manage the ITPSO responsibilities to schedule relevant insider threat meetings and gather information across the facility (e.g., human resources, security, information assurance, legal) to support the identification and assessment of insider threats.
    • Plan and coordinate with vendors to schedule and supervise visits to improve and maintain upkeep of offices (e.g., HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.).
    • Liaise with building management regarding all facility’s needs (e.g., parking, janitorial, construction approval) to ensure smooth operations and timely resolution of issues.
    • Proactive identification of facility-related safety, security, and logistical issues, and coordination with other teams to promptly resolve them.


    • Minimum High School Diploma or GED.
    • A minimum of 2 years of FSO or AFSO experience.
    • Current US DOD Secret Security Clearance.
    • Ability to complete required FSO training.
    • Must be able to lift, up to 50 lbs.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate independently and as part of a team.

    • NOTE - Must be a U.S. Citizen due to clients under U.S. government contracts. Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check.


    • Comprehensive knowledge of facility clearance requirements and guidelines.
    • Proven ability to pass a DCSA security audit.
    • Experience with process and requirements to transition from Secret to Top Secret clearance.
$95,000 - $115,000 a year
NOTE - Must be a U.S. Citizen due to clients under U.S. government contracts. Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check.
NOTE - Must be a U.S. Person (permanent resident or citizen) due to U.S. government contracts.  Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check. This does NOT apply to International positions; only job postings for positions located in the US.

Silvus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
*Silvus does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to Silvus Technologies.