Principal Industrial Security Analyst Boulder, CO

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 Space Systems is seeking a Principle Industrial Security Analyst for our Boulder, CO location onsite to support two of our operating units, OPIR Exploitation Systems and Advanced Missile Solutions.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Oversee classified security programs and provide expertise in all security functions as the CPSO, and/or CSSO in accordance with the DoD Special Access Program (SAP) Security Manuals (DoD Manual 5205.07 Volumes 1-4), Sensitive Compartmented Information Administrative Manuals (DoD Manual 5105.21 Volumes 1-3), Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Directives (ICD), IC Technical Specification (IC Tech Spec) for ICD/ICS 705, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) - 32 CFR Part 117 , and other applicable security regulations and requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with government and corporate security policies/procedures.

  • Ensure adherence to contractual guidance for classified programs and cleared facilities in accordance with DD Form 254, DoD Contract Security Classification Specifications guidance.

  • Assist program managers and professional staff in the interpretation, application and compliance with program Security Classification Guides (SCG).

  • Provide program security and personnel security (PERSEC) support to include but not limited to review and process required documentation in support of the DoD, SAP and/or SCI nomination processes; prepare and administer program indoctrination and debriefings; access, review and submit clearance/access information using JPAS, DISS, NISS, and other information systems; maintain PERSEC databases in accordance with customer tracking requirements; maintain and operate document control register/database; process and manage incoming and outgoing visit authorizations and visitor control.

  • Provide facility security administration, documentation and management support: draft and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); conduct DoD, SAP and/or SCI security program self-inspections; manage inventory of accountable holdings in accordance with the policies and procedures; prepare and submit status reports to applicable government agencies; administer and manage classified destruction program; serve as the focal point for receiving, processing, distributing, and controlling all classified documentation (hard copy and electronic media) entering or leaving the facility, including electronic data transfer; maintain suspense copies of all material transported via courier and perform follow-up, as needed.

  • Pursue and obtain customer accreditation for DoD Closed Areas, Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs) and/or Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) in accordance with SAP and SCI DoD Manuals, IC Tech Spec, and other government requirements (physical security, facility security and access control, network and IT security, cryptography, personnel, etc.).

  • Develop, coordinate, and submit for approval physical security documentation including Fixed Facility Checklists (FFC) and TEMPEST Addendums as applicable.

  • Manage and maintain UL-2050 Compliant Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and automated Access Control Systems (ACS).

  • Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of classified security education, awareness, and training activities.

  • Analyze, investigate, and resolve classified security issues while providing leadership and guidance to employees, supervisors, managers on actions(s) to be taken to ensure compliance with the classified security program.

  • Maintain liaison with government agencies, external customers, contractors, employees, and managers.

  • Review and verify personnel security clearances and SAP/SCI accesses through queries to government security databases and systems.

  • Generate and/or review Program Access Request (PAR) packages; ensure all required information is included including currency of information, completeness of forms, and inclusion of required signatures. Generate Program Indoctrination Agreements (PIA), provide to briefer/debriefer, and/or execute briefs/debriefs on behalf of the government security team.

  • Maintain accountability of classified material or classified media as required by contract(s).

  • Implement policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen, have an U.S. Government Secret security clearance current within 6 years and be able to meet the special access eligibility requirements of DoDM 5205.07 Volume 2.

  • Six years of relevant security experience with a Bachelor's degree. In lieu of a degree, an additional four years of related experience may be considered.

  • Must have served in the role as either a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO); Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO); Program Security Officer (PSO); or Program Security Representative (PSR) for at least 4 years in a DoD environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current counterintelligence scoped polygraph.

  • Experience with DISS, NISS, SIMS or similar data bases.

  • Working knowledge of DoD, SAP and SCI programs to provide procedural and policy guidance.

  • Additional consideration for CDSE SAP Orientation course or CDSE SAP Mid-Level course.

  • Additional consideration for Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC).

Salary Range: $86,300 - $129,500

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.

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 most positions.