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Northrop Grumman Security Manager 2 (Clearance Required) in Chandler, Arizona

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Security Manager 2 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, AZ.

This is an opportunity to apply proven Security leadership skills in a dynamic and challenging environment. The successful candidate will be the lead Security Manager supporting the Next Generation Interceptor program as well as responsible for the leadership and management of a team of security professionals at Northrop Grumman facilities in Chandler, AZ and Huntsville, AL. This Security Manager should have experience managing a complex program, to include in-depth supply chain management, ensuring compliance with government and company regulations and strives for excellence in executing program security milestones. The Security Manager primarily oversees program security activities and provides guidance to briefed personnel, to include supporting program managers in achieving key goals. The Security Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining program security metrics and interfacing with Program Leadership team. The selected candidate is responsible for staffing and working with Program stakeholders to ensure security classification guidelines are being met and implemented. The individual will provide overall security guidance to briefed personnel through a robust educational program.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance.

  • 10 Years of security experience with Bachelors; or 8 Years of security experience with Masters; 4 additional years experience accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge and skills with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and with solid working knowledge of Special Access Programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Past experience in managing Industrial Security programs.

  • Previous security management experience.

  • Ability to effectively engage with team members to task completion.

  • Ability to recognize opportunities and take independent action at resolving challenges.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with customers, security peers and program management team members.

  • Ability to effectively write CONOPS, SOPs, incident reports and communicate information in an effective and timely manner with customers, team members and fellow employees.

  • Demonstrated success in leading organization change and transformation.

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.

Job Category : Security