Industrial Security Analyst (Level Two) or Principal Industrial Security Analyst (Level Three)Aurora, CO

Requisition ID: R10160068

  • Category: Security

  • Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Space Systems is seeking an Industrial Security Analyst (Level Two) or Principal Industrial Security Analyst (Level Three) to work in our Aurora, CO location. You will be responsible for maintaining compliance with applicable security regulations and leading or providing support for various Special Access Program (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supporting a fast-paced high-profile program; create, maintain, and leverage working relationships with internal and external customers.

  • 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 DISS and 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, and 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 (Level Two):

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of related security experience or Master’s degree with one year of related security experience. In lieu of degree, an additional four years of related security experience may be considered.

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

  • Organized and efficient at time management.

  • Computer and desktop Microsoft office software products experience (Word, Excel etc…).

  • Must be detail-oriented, have meticulous record-keeping, and will be responsible for accurate data input into multiple databases/spreadsheets.

Basic Qualifications (Level Three):

  • Bachelor’s degree and six years of related security experience or Master’s degree with four years of related security experience. In lieu of degree, an additional four years of related security experience may be considered.

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

  • Organized and efficient at time management.

  • Computer and desktop Microsoft office software products experience (Word, Excel etc…).

  • Must be detail-oriented, have meticulous record-keeping, and will be responsible for accurate data input into multiple databases/spreadsheets.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

  • Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) or related experience.

  • Self-starter with minimal supervision.

  • DCID 6/4 or ICD 704 eligibility in DISS.

  • Personnel and Program Security Experience.

  • Familiarity with 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM) and DoD 5205.07 manuals.

  • Ability to display tact, discretion, and diplomacy in a variety of program areas.

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, speaking, writing skills, and organizational skills enabling effective communications.

Salary Range: $68,800 - $103,200

Salary Range 2: $84,600 - $127,000

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.