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CSSO/Principal Industrial Security Analyst 3/4 w Poly

Requisition ID: R10049892

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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 is looking for a CSSO. The candidate must have relevant experience supporting industrial security programs. Strong working knowledge of Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) and the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, make decisions in the midst of ambiguity, and meet deadlines. The successful candidate must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision. Some travel may be required.

Participates and contributes to planning, policy development, strategy, and compliance meetings relevant to operations security (OPSEC). Develops and maintains program-focused security materials such as OPSEC and Program Protection Plans.  Works closely with customer organizations to ensure that OPSEC postures align to security practices. 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.

This position can be filled at either a level 3 or level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

Active TS/SCI Poly clearance.

6 years CSSO or related experience with Bachelors; or 4 years CSSO or related with Masters: an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

Active TS/SCI Poly clearance.

10 years CSSO or related experience with Bachelors; or 6 years CSSO or related with Masters: an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strongly preferred OPSEC Certified Professional (OCP) or OPSEC Associate Professional (OAP) Certification.

Strong background in the administration and implementation of operations security (OPSEC programs).

SCIF Management Experience.

Experience implementing multiple security disciplines to include Personnel,

Physical, Communications and Operations Security programs and requirements.

Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, make decisions in the midst of ambiguity and meet deadlines.

Strong leadership skills to include: Self-starter with minimal supervision, high ethical standards.

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

Must be organized and efficient at time management.

Strong working knowledge of Intelligence Community Directives (ICD),

Department of Defense (DoD) security requirements and National Industrial Security Programs (NISP).

Demonstrated, relevant experience in industrial security programs within the

Intelligence Community.

Familiarity with ICD 503.

MSSEC


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,200 USD - $153,200 USD

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 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.