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Security Specialist II



van horn, tx, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of security experts, the Security Specialist will be pivotal in supporting and directing security measures in the goal of protecting our people, property and information. This position will directly impact our ability to ensure security is perceived as a critical process within the company. The position will also provide security expertise, guidance and advice to management and staff. The Security Specialist must have security-related experience in support of Corporate environments and possess a drive for working alone or in groups equally. The position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Van Horn Specific information

Being at the heart of Blue Origin operations, the West Texas Site in Van Horn, TX offers eligible employee’s additional attractive financial incentives to supplement their competitive base earnings, including a living allowance and relocation assistance. Eligibility for these additional benefits is based on the employee’s ability to permanently relocate to Van Horn, TX, or travel to Van Horn from another Blue location a minimum of 50% of the time.


  • Understanding, contributing to, and implementing Blue Origin’s Physical Security standards
  • Support Physical Security Manager in working Threat Management program management
  • Support Physical Security Manager in developing, managing, maintaining, and executing security plans before, during and after flight operations
  • Conduct Security Risk Assessments as needed.
  • Develop subject matter expertise in security technology integration - CCTV, Access Control, alarms all other associated security technology - design and management.
  • Support Physical Security Manager in management of external security vendors
  • Support Physical Security Manager guard force operation management.
  • Help to develop and maintain a local Employee Security Awareness Program
  • Support the enterprise Insider Threat Program
  • Support Physical Security Manager with role in Executive/VIP Protection
  • Support Physical Security Manager with Critical Incident Management and situational threat event analyses.
  • Develop relationship as the Blue Origin backup liaison officer with Federal, State, Local, and Tribal law enforcement authorities.
  • Develop relationship as the Blue Origin backup liaison officer with Private Security and Protective Service vendors.
  • Support all Blue Origin Security functions at Launch Site One as directed by the Physical Security Manager
  • Support Blue Origin operations outside of traditional security roles at Launch Site One as directed by the Physical Security Manager


  • 3+ years Federal Law Enforcement and Corporate Security experience.
  • Managerial and investigative experience in Criminal and National Security matters.
  • Functional experience in Physical Security – guard force operations, security technology (access control/CCTV/alarms).
  • Functional experience in Threat Management – critical incident management, command post operations and technology, and threat assessments.
  • Functional experience in Investigations – criminal (fraud, theft, etc.) and administrative (employee misconduct).
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. government Top Secret security clearance.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Other qualifications that are desire, but not required:
  • Associates Degree
  • Current ASIS - Certified Protection Professional (CPP) in security management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, administration or related field.
  • Foreign language proficiency, Spanish preferred.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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