Senior Associate, Security Operations
L3Harris Technologies
Hamilton, Ontario
5d ago

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do.

Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success.

Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs.

The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Senior Associate, Security Operations


Waterdown, Ontario


As a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies and within the Integrated Mission Systems Segment, the WESCAM division develops the most advanced optical sensor and targeting systems for global defense and military sectors, National Security, Search & Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies.

From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see first and act first.

About the Role

Performs variety of procedural and operational tasks to create, maintain and ensure protection of company and government property and information.

Maintain security databases, logs, files, records and generate reports. Supports technical and non-technical security system architecture ( CCTV, access control, alarms, etc.

to include installation, maintenance and repair, monitoring, and administration. Oversees contract Security Guard staff.

Manages physical security projects, working with external vendors. Maintains physical security compliance in line with government and company requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees physical security operations at the WESCAM facilities
  • Maintains and monitors the security systems; access and alarms at L3 WESCAM sites
  • Ensures physical security compliance with government and company regulations
  • Works with external vendors to support physical security initiatives and projects.
  • Oversees the contract security guard force including developing post order, guard vetting and contract management
  • Revises and updates security measures due to new or revised regulations
  • Provides security support for company events
  • Partners with internal departments on cross-functional initiatives , escalates incidents and events as required
  • Prepares reports and information updates for the Contract Security Program and Controlled Goods Programs as required by management or government.
  • Maintains the Badge Program; processes security badge information, employee photos and issue badges and access cards.
  • Support the Business Continuity Plan as well as maintaining our Crisis management Plan, holding annual table top exercises with our Senior Management Team
  • Act in the capacity of the Air Cargo Security Program Coordinator maintain all administrative and physical compliance requirements
  • Prepares for, and participates in security audits
  • Act as Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO) under the Contract Security Program
  • Act as Designated Official under the Controlled Goods Program.
  • Assist in the development of departmental presentations.
  • Support security Goals and Objectives
  • Required Capabilities

  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and specific applications such as ETAS, Super HR, HTML.
  • A very effective communicator, in speaking with Government, Provincial, and Military Security officials in the capacity of Controlled Goods, Industrial Security Procedures, and Visitor Clearances.
  • Sound communication skills in speaking with all levels of employees and management.
  • Effective trainer, in the delivery of Security Training / Briefing sessions.
  • Excellent administration and organizational skills.
  • Skilled in being well organized in day-to-day activities.
  • Quick learner of Controlled Goods and Contract Security policies and procedures.
  • Must hold or be eligible to hold a Security Clearance to the NATO Secret level .
  • Desired Education and Experiences

  • 2-5 years in Corporate Security Role
  • College / University Degree
  • Experience dealing with all levels of employee and management in a medium to large organization.
  • Understanding of access control and CCTV systems
  • Experience with contract security
  • Project management experience an asset
  • Proven track record of being a self-starter.
  • Dealing with external agencies of L3 WESCAM; Government, Provincial, and military.
  • About L3Harris Technologies

    In July 2019 L3 Technologies and Harris Corp merged to become L3Harris Technologies, becoming an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs.

    The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.

    Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines. They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead.

    As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time. The urgency of our quest is matched by our commitment to the people we serve.

    In a world of ever accelerating change, threat environments move fast. We move forward faster, delivering industry-leading value.

    Organized into four segments Integrated Mission Systems, Communications Systems, Space & Airborne Systems and Aviation Systems L3Harris Technologies employs over 50,000 people worldwide in over 130 countries with annual revenues approximately $17 billion.

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    Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic our physical environment is state of the art. Here’s what you can expect by joining L3Harris WESCAM :

  • Brand new, custom-built 330,000 sq ft Engineering and Production facility atop the Waterdown escarpment in Hamilton
  • Click for directions to our new facility
  • Close to hiking paths along the Bruce trail
  • Every other Friday off (paid with our rare 9 / 80 work schedule)
  • 18000 sq ft subsidized Café including 12 mini- Café areas throughout the complex
  • Free 10,000 sq ft on-site gym
  • Free wellness programs
  • Free fruit, bagels and coffee
  • Remote / hybrid work options, hoteling stations providing flexibility and multiple work options
  • Wellness rooms first aid, prayer, mother’s room and quiet zones
  • Work / Life balance
  • Real opportunities for growth and development
  • A diverse and inclusive working culture
  • Everyone’s role at L3HARRIS WESCAM contributes to protecting people’s lives
  • Googlemaps that will show you your commute to our new site : )

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