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Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst

Huntsville, Alabama
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking aSenior Principal Industrial Security Analyst to support activities under the GMD Weapon System (GWS) program as it relates to all applicable classified federal, contractual, customer and company requirements. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: supporting 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. Routinely support new business pursuits and classified solicitation activities which encompass visitor processing, meetings and coordination activities.

The individual selected for this position will serve as a Security Lead to the GWS program and will report directly to the Huntsville Space Systems MDWS OU Security Manager. This role will be responsible for ensuring classified and company sensitive information is handled and safeguarded in accordance with government and company policies and procedures. The individual selected must have experience with the following: 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 visitor's 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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Operate and administer classified programs IAW DD254
  • Ensure adherence to all federal security regulations: 32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, DoDM 5205/07 V1-4, ICD 705, and ISLs
  • Interface with Management Teams, Customer, and suppliers
  • Consult and provide solutions to employees concerning the handling, storing, and maintaining of records, and for granting personnel and visitor access to restricted records, buildings, and materials
  • Represents the HSV Space System security organizations at all applicable program meetings and functions
  • Interact daily with programs and functional managers on the development and execution of the security program
  • Ensures that all classified materials held by the sites are compliant with the regulations and directives which govern marking, handling, controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying classified information and equipment containing classified information
  • Provides security support to all cleared employees and approved visitors
  • Prepares program for all security related activities, audits, and assessments and assists in planning, implementing, and conducting security self-reviews
  • Conducts new employee security briefings, annual security refresher briefings, derivative classification training, exit interviews, debriefings, investigating and reporting security violations and incident reports
  • Write security operational plans for program implementation
  • On occasions will act in a delegate role in the absence of the Huntsville Space System MDWS OU Security Manager
Basic Qualifications:
  • 10 Years of experience with Bachelors; 8 years with Masters
  • Must be a US Citizen andhave current and active Secret Security Clearance/with ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance
  • Studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations (32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, DoDM 5205 series, and Intelligence Community Directives)
  • Working knowledge of DoD classified programs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of 32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, 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
  • Familiarization with issuing and overseeing contracts for facility security
  • Demonstrated positive working relationship with internal and external customers
  • Proficient with DISS, Lenel Access System, 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)
  • OPSEC program experience
Salary Range: $94,500.00 - $141,700.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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/orpersonal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.
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  • Job Reference: 706381649-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: 0811 SP - NGSC Space
  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent