Principal Industrial Security AnalystBeavercreek, OH

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Northrop Grumman (NG) Defense Systems is seeking an Industrial Security Analyst for our Beavercreek, OH location. This position will serve as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) and COMSEC Account Manager. The successful candidate will report directly to the Operating Unit Security Manager and will be charged with providing critical program security support for both SCI and SAP contracts/activities. This CPSO position will provide daily support efforts to include and not limited to personnel security clearance processing, document control and accountability (to include TCSO responsibility), physical security support to badge inputs for personnel access as well as alarm maintenance and response. Knowledge of DD254 contractual specification document requirements and details associated with varying statement of works will be critical for program success and management of all administrative actions. Activities will also include program area self-inspections and supporting customer inspections for all SCI and SAP program areas. Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) must be generated and actions monitored to ensure completion for any deficiencies noted in program areas. The candidate must effectively interface daily with the site Facility Security Officer (FSO), government and contractor customers, NG program management and other NG engineering and functional staff. This position will additionally serve as an Alternate FSO and require collaborative team efforts with current security professional staff.

The candidate must have a high degree of problem-solving skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision and should have some degree of knowledge of multi-level security procedures. The candidate must possess the ability to adapt to constantly changing demands and demonstrate the capability to take on new and unfamiliar tasks. Requirement to make some independent decisions, analyze problems, and provide focused solutions to management is essential. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented and possess the ability to work with others collaboratively in a professional and high-energy environment. Some travel may be required to support off site activities and customer requirements.


  • Support to physical security (including programming badges, keys, cores, locks, combination changes and administration, working with contract security team, access control, video monitoring, intrusion detection and obtaining approval of open storage areas (formally closed areas)).

  • Conduct required above ceiling/false floor checks of approved classified areas.

  • Work as point of contact for alarms/response and works closely with the Enterprise Security Control Center (ESCC).

  • Support Business resiliency and contingency planning for the Crisis Management Team.

  • Support compliance of company and government Security regulations.

  • Serve as the COMSEC Account Manager.

  • Security database updates within the NGC SIMS system.

  • Access to DISS for clearance verification for SCI and/or SAP processing

  • Assist the site Industrial Security Team and programs as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with at least 10 years of related experience; OR 6 plus years of experience with a bachelor's degree; OR 4 plus year of relevant experience with a master's degree

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or 365, including, MS Word, MS EXCEL

  • Working knowledge of the following standards/documents; 32 CFR part 117, NISP, ICDs

  • Experience managing Security Vendors and keeping projects on schedule.

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

  • Self-starter with minimal supervision.

  • This position requires an active DoD TS Security Clearance with Eligibility for SCI and SAP accesses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with government security databases: DISS, NISS, NIPR

  • Experience with supporting Crisis Management Team by preparing emergency action plans, floor warden training, etc.

  • Experience in programming and troubleshooting Lenel Access Control issues locally and remotely.

  • Security experience with DoD military base access requirements, to include SCI nomination processing, CAC card form processing as well as government badge and system account access processing.

  • ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP), NCMS Industrial Security Professional (ISP), or other security certification experience.

  • Experience with Physical Security requirements and knowledge of ICD-705.

Salary Range: $80,600 - $121,000

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.