Northrop Grumman Industrial Security Manager 1 in Edwards AFB, California

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Industrial Security Manager 1 to join its team of qualified, diverse professionals. The successful candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman Technology Services (NGTS) sector's Security organization. This position will be based inEdwards AFB, CA.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be.

Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

The Industrial Security Manager will provide program security management and oversight of a diverse security team. Theshe/he will provide security management interface and guidance to Program Managers, and Government Representatives within the Special Access Program.

She/he will interpret and enforce Government and company security policies and provide direction and guidance with regard to regulations. Will perform with demonstrated knowledge and experience as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) including conducting briefings, debriefings, security clearance processing, scheduling and staffing, security education and training activities, and investigations and assessments.

As the selected candidate, youwill have experience working with physical security systems such as intrusion detection, access control, perimeter protection, and Emergency Response Planning.

She/hewill develop, and administer security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment. She/he will also overseepreparation ofmanuals outlining regulations, and establish procedures for handling, storing, keeping records, and for granting personnel and visitor's access to restricted records andmaterials.

The qualified candidate be responsible for ensuring successful compliance to Government and company security.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 6 years of relevant security experience oran additional 10 years security experiencein lieu of Bachelor's Degree

  • Must have at least3 years of security related experience as ateam leadwithin a Special Access Program

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of and experience with the DoD Special Access Program Security Manuals, ICDs and JSIG

  • Must be able to work closely with government customers, security counterparts, and Program Directors, to ensure successful execution of program activity

  • Ability to perform daily tasks with minimal oversight and problem solve in an efficient, security-minded manner, while recognizing when to defer to management

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24/7 and 365 days a year

  • Must be able to obtain a valid U.S. passport and be willing to accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location

  • Must comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and immunizations that may include anthrax and smallpox. Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel

  • US Citizenship required

  • Must have an activeTop Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

  • Ability to manage a diverse team of multi-disciplined experts in Industrial and Cyber Security fields

  • Experience with SAP and SCIF regulations and guidelines

  • Familiarity with the policies and procedures for classified document marking, protection, storage, transmittal, and destruction

  • Experience maintaining and interpreting Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Security Plans, CONOPS, etc.

  • Skilled in providing security-relevant training and briefings

  • Experience with drafting and managing Fixed Facility Checklists

  • COMSEC experience to include equipment and key inventory and management

  • Demonstrated ability tobeproactive, and possess excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet iterative deadlines

  • Previous experience providing on-site security consulting support for a technical project, preferably with a federal customer

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.