Industrial Security Analyst / Principal Industrial AnalystRedondo Beach, CA

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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Industrial Security Analyst (level 2) / Principal Industrial Analyst (level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Redondo Beach, CA .

This requisition may be filled at either an Industrial Security Analyst (level 2) or Principal Industrial Security Analyst (level 3)

For Level 2: Industrial Security Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities: Develops and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment. 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 security audits. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.

Additional ACPSO/CPSO duties:

  • Responsible for accurate data input into an access control database.

  • Maintain document control inventories.

  • Reconcile multiple databases for accuracy.

  • Provide briefings/debriefings to personnel for activities such as: new hires, terminations, foreign defensive travel.

  • Coordinates escort activities within closed area.

  • Interface with Program Management Team, Customer, and suppliers.

  • Write security operational plans for program implementation.

  • Responsible for TS inventory and self-inspections.

Basic Qualifications: Industrial Security Analyst

  • 3 years Industrial Security with Bachelor's; or 1 year with Master's; experience to include Industrial security or related; or an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an Active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) approval within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NISPOM, DoDM 5205 series, and ICD security standards as well as OPSEC, personnel, industrial, cyber, physical, Information Security principles

  • Understanding and familiarity of DD-254 Implementation Requirements

  • Demonstrated positive working relationship with internal and external customers

  • Proficient with NISS, DISS, JADE and SIMS

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and follow projects through to completion

  • Ability to maintain flexibility to deal with changing priorities and deadlines

  • Strong working knowledge of basic office automation tool suites such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

For Level 3: Principal Industrial Analyst

The CPSO implements all requisite national security directives with specific emphasis on NISPOM, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), Special Access Program (SAP) directives and other governing directives, as applicable. Exhibits the dedication and expectation of excellence required of a seasoned security professional while working and making decisions independently without direct supervision. The CPSO works as a team player, exhibits flexibility, sets priorities, and manages customer expectations in a sometimes fast-paced environment. The CPSO interacts with internal and external customers or Government security officials in performance of security duties.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain SAP access.

  • Background investigation completed within the last 6 years.

  • 6 years CPSO/Industrial Security or related experience with Bachelors; or 4 years CPSO/Industrial Security or related experience with Masters or an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) approval within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the Intelligence Community Directives (ICD's), National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), and Supplement Information system security experience desired.

  • Efficient, proactive, responsive team player with excellent written and oral communication skills; able to interface effectively with all levels of corporate management and government customers.

  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Experience using security management software and applications.

  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and time sensitive deliverables. Hands on, self-starting, disciplined and detail-oriented individual with ability to work independently in a high-volume

Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range 2: $88,700 - $133,100

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 most positions.