CPSO/Sr Principal Industrial Security Analyst/Principal Industrial Security Analyst 3/4Baltimore, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a CPS O/Sr Principal Industrial Security Analyst/Principal Industrial Security Analyst 3/4: to support multiple programs under our Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD) business area as it relates to all applicable classified federal, contractual, customer and company requirements. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: supporting a fast-paced, high profile program; create, maintain and leverage working relationships with internal and external customers. Develops, and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.

Experience in program security, with knowledge of implementing a multi-disciplined security program (access control, personnel security, physical security, OPSEC etc.). Studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations. Obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies. Prepares manuals outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for granting personnel and visitor's access to restricted records and materials. Conducts security education classes and related briefings. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken. Working knowledge of DoD 5205.07 SAP Manuals volumes 1-4, ICD 705, ICD 704, and/or NISPOM applicable sponsor procedures.

This Industrial Security Analyst (ISA) position can be filled at either a level 3 or level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a ISA level 3:

  • Current Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain/maintain Top Secret.

  • In-scope investigation (T3, T3R, T5, T5R, SSBI, SBPR, PPR) completed within last 6 years or current enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program.

  • Ability to meet enhanced security requirements and obtain/maintain SAP eligibility and access.

  • 6 Years of CPSO or directly related experience with Bachelors; or 4 Years with Masters; an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for Bachelor's Degree.

  • Working knowledge of the DODM 5205.07 V1-4 and ICD 705 Tech Spec.

  • Experience utilizing DISS.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

  • Current Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain/maintain Top Secret.

  • In-scope investigation (T3, T3R, T5, T5R, SSBI, SBPR, PPR) completed within last 6 years or current enrollment in Continuous Evaluation (CE) program.

  • Ability to meet enhanced security requirements and obtain/maintain SAP eligibility and access.

  • 10 Years of CPSO or directly related experience with Bachelors; or 8 Years with Masters; an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for Bachelor's Degree. Related experience in lieu of a degree may be considered by the hiring manager.

  • Working knowledge of the DODM 5205.07 V1-4 and ICD 705 Tech Spec.

  • Experience utilizing DISS.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using SIMS.

  • Top Secret clearance.

  • CDSE Industrial Security Training - FSO for Possessing Facilities, Intro to SAP, SAP Compliance, SAP Mid-Level, etc.

  • Industrial Security Professional Certifications - SPeD SFPC, NCMS ISP, etc.

  • Experience with customer high side networks to include CV2, CORE, CNET, JADE, ASCEND, SIC, etc.

  • OPSEC and Program Protection (P2) experience.

  • Classification review experience.

  • Experience supporting classified solicitation activities (BAA, CAA, RFI, RFP, etc.) and generating tailored proposal responses and BOE's.

  • Experience completing compliance self-inspections and supporting formal customer compliance inspections.

  • Experience drafting and completing corrective action plans.

  • Self-starter with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and follow projects through to completion.

  • Ability to maintain flexibility to deal with changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Willing to work extended hours, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, excellent communication skills speaking, writing skills and organized skills enabling effective communications.

  • Strong working knowledge of basic office automation tool suites such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.