Security Investigator Specialist- Casual

The Aerospace Corporation - El Segundo, CA4.0

Part-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $67,000 a year
All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?



Responsible for investigating and resolving security incidents. Supports multiple investigative functions.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.


Investigates and resolves security incidences ranging from theft to mishandling information which may result in infractions/violations.
Discusses and defines investigative approach with internal departments and external organizations as needed.
Conducts interviews and generates detailed investigative reports.
Processes background investigations for new hire offers.
Reviews and updates security policy and internal instructions. Conducts audits of department practices and processes.
Provides various security presentations.


High School Diploma or equivalent
10 or more years of relevant experience with Law Enforcement
Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Customer service orientation
Must work well in a team environment
Must be detail oriented
Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
Must possess strong organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time
Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
Strong written and oral communication skills
This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance


Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to use a computer to complete activities.
Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment.

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: Full Scope Polygraph

Relocation Available: No

Employment Type: Casual

Work Schedule: Part Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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