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Northrop Grumman Principal Industrial Security Analyst (Clearance Required) in Dulles, Virginia

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As a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) , you will be responsible for maintaining compliance with applicable security regulations and leading the security program in support of multiple Special Access Program (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) efforts. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.

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

  • Oversee classified security programs and provide expertise in all security functions 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), 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 SAP and SCI nomination processes; prepare and administer program indoctrination and debriefings; access, review and submit clearance/access information using JPAS, DISS, JADE, 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 SAP and 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 Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs) and 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.

  • Perform the duties of a Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) as required.

  • 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.

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

  • Manage Government-furnished equipment and materials.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Recent practical experience supporting DoD Special Access Program (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security programs.

  • Thorough knowledge of DoD 5205.07 Volumes 1-4, DoD 5105.21 Volumes 1-3, IC Tech Spec-for ICD/ICS 705, DNI Directives, NISPOM, and other applicable security regulations and requirements.

  • Ability to develop and execute SAP and SCI security policy, plans and procedures.

  • Excellent organizational/communications skills and the ability to effectively interact with staff at all levels.

  • In-Scope (within last 6 years) Tier 5 level background investigation with Top Secret/SCI Eligibility

  • Bachelor's degree with six (6) years of security experience, or an additional 4 years of a combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted for the degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of security experience in an SAP or SCI capacity

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Job Category : Security