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Northrop Grumman CPSO/Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced CPSO to support multi-faceted and multi-customer security position focusing on DoD and IC customers. Position will support complex programs as it relates to all applicable federal, contractual, customer and company requirements. Must be able to interpret and execute a security program for multiple customers. The candidate will serve as a subject matter expert on security related activities, and must be able to articulate this knowledge to best support the contract. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: managing a SCIF environment, supporting a fast-paced, high profile program; create, maintain and leverage working relationships with internal and external customers. Develops, and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment. Experience in program security, with knowledge of implementing a multi-disciplined security program (access control, personnel security, physical security, OPSEC etc..). 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 related briefings. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken. Primary work location will be Chantilly, VA. Willingness and ability to travel to various Northrop Grumman sites.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of CPSO or related experience; or MS Degree and 8+ years of CPSO or related experience; an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for Bachelor's degree.

Active TS/SCI willingness to take and maintain a polygraph.

Experience with NISPOM, DCIDs and/ or ICD(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Polygraph

  • Self-starter with minimal supervision

  • Current and working knowledge of the Intelligence Community

  • Familiarity with ICD 503 & 705 processes (and or applicable DCID standards)

  • Must be organized and efficient at time management

  • Develop and execute program protection strategies for existing programs, developing programs, or new concepts

  • Experience supporting classified proposal development and execution

  • Ability to display tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of employees

  • Conduct risk assessments and analysis; develop mitigation plans and concept of operations to support threat assessments and vulnerability analysis

  • The candidate must have the eagerness to adapt to and excel in a fast-paced work environment in a variety of program areas

  • Willing to work extended hours, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

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

  • Computer and desktop office software products experience

  • Extensive experience with computers / desktop office software products

  • Counterintelligence, Insider Threat and OPSEC program experience.

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