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Northrop Grumman Dir Security 1/Division Security Director in Melbourne, Florida

As a leader with Northrop Grumman, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) sector is seeking a Division Security Director to lead security operations for our Strike Division within the Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) sector. This position will be located at our Center of Excellence location in Melbourne, FL. This position will report directly to the Sector Security Director, with co-reporting to the VP/GM Strike Division and VP for the Melbourne Site. This position manages security operations across a large business portfolio, assuring the security of people, facilities, programs, and operations in a highly dynamic, diverse, and geographically dispersed set of National Security efforts. Additionally, this position will require up to 25% travel.

The successful candidate will provide senior oversight and leadership to Program and Industrial Security Operations spanning all Strike Division programs as well as the Melbourne Site. Will be part of the sector security leadership team, enabling planning and execution of all aspects of the NG security for programs, contracts and operations ranging from unclassified/NG Proprietary to Collateral, Special Access Programs (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and professional development for a large team of managers and security professionals. Ensure that the team fosters a cohesive and collaborative environment where diversity and innovation is encouraged.

  • Interface with all levels of corporate and government management personnel for all pertinent security issues

  • Coordinate with senior business area leadership to resolve issues that could have an impact on the security, safety and compliance of employees, programs, facilities and operations

  • Will apply expert multi-discipline program security management experience (Program Security, OPSEC, PERSEC, Physical Security, Technical Security, Information Assurance, INFOSEC, COMSEC, etc.) to enable execution, reduce/eliminate redundancies, and assure cross-discipline and cross-organizational teamwork through consistent and repeatable process management

  • Oversee implementation of processes related to classified contract management, program security, classified programs, insider threat, Counterintelligence awareness, Supply Chain Security, compliance with government standards, COMSEC, workplace violence prevention, security awareness, asset protection, access control, badge and identification, and ITAR/Export related security measures

  • Manage the integration of all security initiatives across the organization and ensure employee engagement and facilities change as necessary to meet contract compliance while meeting operational and business goals

  • Must be willing to seek and take on active and direct roles with Industry/Government security organizations (i.e.: ISWG, NDIA, AIA, CSSWG, NISPPAC, etc.) to include active working group participation, executive committee membership and chair/vice chair positions as/if possible

  • Oversee site emergency and crisis management planning and execution, with integrating role in sector crisis management and business resilience planning and execution

  • Oversee the investigation of Security incidents and assist with disciplinary and legal matters as necessary

  • Responsible for the planning, management, and execution of direct and indirect Security budget.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of Security related experience; OR a Master's degree with minimum of 8 years of Security related experience is required

  • Candidates must have at least 10 years of experience in Industrial Security across the entire security spectrum (DOD, IC and NISPOM - Collateral, SCI and SAP), Physical Security, Cyber Information Assurance, COMSEC and Emergency/Crisis Management planning and execution

  • Must have at least 5 years of management and/or leadership experience in National Security classified programs and managing complex resources and budgets for large security teams

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret level security clearance in order to be considered

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, an SCI access level as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree and 12 years of experience in Industrial Security, to include 8 years in management with experience managing multiple programs/locations.

  • Proven ability and experience working with US Government security leadership in DOD and IC security programs

  • Experience and direct participation with Government/Industry Security Organizations (ISWG, NDIA, AIA, NCMS, etc.)

  • Possess a breadth of demonstrated business, financial and management skills, knowledge and abilities.

  • Current SCI access would be preferred

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