Sr Specialist – Compliance & Security

HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc.

Solon, OH

Join the team that is a leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing of leading-edge military expeditionary products and rugged industrial/commercial products since 1937.

What We Offer:

  • Health benefits, including telehealth medical services, Dental & Vision
  • Life, AD&D & Disability (paid for by the company)
  • 401K with a company match
  • Safe & clean work environment (following all CDC guidelines to keep our employees safe!)

Essential Duties:

  • Serves as an Empowered Official (EO)
  • Serves as Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) and supports FSO duties including personal clearance processing and NISPOM compliance
  • Provides day-to-day transactional support to HDT business teams and subsidiaries regarding trade compliance regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Foreign Assets control (OFAC), and other applicable U.S. government export/import agencies
  • Prepares and submits export license applications to DDTC and BIS, including technical assistance agreements (TAAs)
  • Reviews and authorizes the use of appropriate ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions
  • Responsible for license and agreement management, including proviso compliance, hardware value tracking and required notices to DDTC
  • Performs Jurisdiction and Classification (J/C) analysis for historical and developing products controlled by the ITAR, EAR and the 600-series
  • Supports third-party due diligence activities including Denied Party Screening (DPS), sales representative and agent vetting for OFAC and sanctions
  • Works closely with HDT’s business units and other functional departments to develop standardized, international trade compliance procedures and processes
  • Helps support the development of HDT Security procedures to document compliance with NISPOM and Facility Security Clearance requirements
  • Provides formal and informal trade compliance training to employees
  • Responsible for maintaining records IAW with ITAR, EAR and NISPOM requirements
  • Limited travel may apply to HDT facilities in the U.S. or overseas (estimated less than 10%)

    Education/Experience/Other Skills & Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Int’l Trade, or related field is required.  Master’s Degree or equivalent is a plus
    • 5 years related experience in trade compliance
    • Working knowledge of the EAR, ITAR, CBP, OFAC and other related government laws and regulations
    • Working knowledge of DECCS and SNAP-R a plus
    • Clearance at SECRET level preferred but not required or ability to obtain security clearance
    • Due to broad requirement to support various ITAR and EAR-controlled items and technology this position requires a U.S. Citizen or US Person
    • Ability to work at HDT’s office in McLean, VA a plus; role may be located at another HDT facility, hybrid or remote

      Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this role.