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Northrop Grumman Principal Industrial Security Analyst in Fairfax, Virginia

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced FSO in our Fairfax, VA locations. This security professional will work with multiple contracts, and develops, and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment. 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 visitors access to restricted records and materials. Conducts security education classes and security audits. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.

• Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards.

• Full knowledge of industry practices.

• Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks.

• Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.

• Performs fairly complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment.

• Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives

• Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects.

• Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

• Will develop and deliver presentations.

• Develop, write and review security documentation including program protection plans, security classification guides, system security and accreditation plans, managed access plans, detailed trip and meeting reports, exposure contingency plans, test security plans, deployment plans and provide guidance and assistance for all security levels including Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Special Access Programs (SAP) and collateral information.

• Acts as first representative of the company or organization to outside visitors

• Security POC with event leaders for special event activities

• Conducts security investigations preparing final government reports for submission

• Creates security operational plans for program implementation

• Plan and manage security for testing activities including material, equipment and transportation for personnel.

• Understand emerging technologies and associated risks in order to develop and implement protection necessary to protect and sustain these technologies and their applications.

• Attend technology program reviews such as preliminary design reviews, critical design reviews, to ensure changes to system baselines do not negatively affect security and initiate actions to mitigate issues where necessary.

conduct briefings and plans for changes to systems and facilities

• Provide oversight for the process of creation, processing, coordination and approval of physical security and Automated Information Systems accreditations and recording pertinent information into the appropriate information security management systems.

• Manage Operations Security (OPSEC) analysis and provide the identification of critical program information, developing OPSEC plans and collecting and analyzing threat data.

• Develop and implement protection concepts, policy definition, and procedures that will ensure a secure work environment and protection of information per applicable Executive Orders and IC Directives.

• Recommend solutions for customer technical and security challenges.

• Obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies.

• Receive, review, request revisions and issue DD 254s.



Basic Qualifications:

Current active Top Secret Clearance with ability to obtain SCI.

Bachelor's Degree and 6 years Security or related experience; or 4 years Security or related experience with with Masters; an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.

DDSS CDSE FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities Course Certification.

NSA COMSEC Custodian course certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

DISS experience

NISS experience

SIMs experience

DIAS experience

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Strong professional communication and writing skills

Position prefers a candidate with a current Special Adjudications

Scattered Castles knowledge and experience

SCI eligibility

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