Senior Principal Industrial Security AnalystFairfax, VA

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 Payload and Ground Systems Division is seeking a Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst to join our team of talented and diverse individuals at our Fairfax, VA location.

The selected candidate will require experience in program security, with knowledge of implementing a multi-disciplined security program (access control, personnel security, physical security, OPSEC etc.).

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supporting a fast-paced, high-profile OU & BU.

  • Creating and administering security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.

  • Working collaboratively in a team environment with executive and program leadership personnel, security professionals, and other functional personnel, including across OUs, BUs, and within the Division.

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

  • Preparing manuals outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for granting personnel and visitor's access to restricted records and materials.

  • Investigating security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.

  • Demonstrating the skill and ability to perform complex tasks independently without appreciable direction.

  • Exercising considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Developing solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.

  • Ensuring solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ten years of related security experience with a Bachelors degree or eight years of related security experience with a Masters degree. An addition four years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and have a U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or T5 investigation current within 6 years.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain SCI and SAP accesses.

  • Must be knowledgeable and have experience implementing Intelligence Community Directives (ICD), DODM 5205.07 volumes 1-4, NISPOM, and other DoD/IC security policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Working knowledge of Northrop Grumman and Government systems (ESIS, DISS, Scattered Castles).

  • Full Scope Polygraph.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with minimal supervision.

Salary Range: $109,900 - $164,900

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.