IT Site & Compliance Specialist


Tustin, CA

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN and have U.S. Secret Government Clearance and MAINTAIN CLEARANCE.

  • Provide IT support & conducts regular IT audits to ensure secure classified information systems and facilities comply with cyber requirements and DOD guidelines & regulations.
  • Administer, maintain, monitor, and support all IT systems & equipment including desktops/laptops, servers, manufacturing computers, network and Telecom and other peripheral IT devices.
  • Provision new IT infrastructure as needed to support local business needs.
  • Perform operational system administration services including user accounts management, backup operations and monitoring.
  • Provide desktop support services including PC/Laptop set up, configuration, and troubleshooting for both office users and manufacturing equipment systems.
  • Participate in, local/division system implementation projects and introduction of new technologies.
  • Manage SOX & DFAR compliance activities at the local sites and ensure compliance to Coherent Corp. (II-VI) IT policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other members of division / corporate IT team on new solution implementation and support of IT systems and services. 

Education & Experience

  • AA Degree with an emphasis in Computer Technology or Certification from a college or computer Technical Trade School
  • Prefer BA in Information Systems
  • Licenses/Certifications 
    • A+, Network+, Microsoft MCSP and ITIL Foundations certification is a plus
  • Minimum of 7+ years experience in the Information Technology field

Special Abilities: 

  • Due to ITAR compliance, this position requires candidates to be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or Protected Individual per 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance


  • Knowledge of Classified Computing Requirements.   Will have completed the training identified in the ISSM Required Training Table (this can occur withink 6 months of hiring).
  • Extensive hands-on experience in installing, configuring, maintenance and troubleshooting wide variety of Software and Hardware equipment including but not limited to network, telecom, desktops/laptops equipment, manufacturing equipment and peripheral devices. 
  • Experience supporting a variety of computer-based systems & equipment used in the manufacturing environment.                
  • Administration & Operation of local network infrastructure and associated servers.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Technologies and solutions preferred
  • Experience with one or more cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) is a plus 
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Knowledge of CMMC, SOX & DFAR compliance 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with end-users and management. 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities involving external and internal priorities.
  • Able to work independently under minimal supervision including planning and prioritizing daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.

Working Conditions

  • Job operates in a professional office environment
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Work in a cubicle area – must be able to work in environment where employees are on the phone / speaking causing potential distractions throughout the day.

Physical Requirements

  • Walk. Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other employees accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
  • Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Use hands/fingers to type/handle.  Operating a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Sedentary Work. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.


Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company’s values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity – Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration – Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability – Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect – Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm – Find a Sense of Purpose in Work


Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. Government export regulations (ITAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8. U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.