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Principal Industrial Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10068011

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • 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 Space Systems is seeking a Principal Industrial Security Analyst to support multiple programs under our Launch Vehicles Business Unit 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 programs; 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.

The individual selected for this position will serve as the Security, Education, Awareness & Training (SETA) program representative to the business unit and will report directly to the Facility Security Officer. The selected candidate will be expected to provide education and training material to the employee population on the security requirements in accordance with the 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM Rule), DD254s and all customer security directives. Additionally, the position will support the Facility Security Officer (FSO) in the creation and implementation of site-wide standard operating procedures (SOP) and concept of operation (CONOP) documentation. In this role the candidate will be responsible for interfacing with all levels of briefed personnel to include company executives, program management and government customers. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a targeted SETA program and educational materials
  • Develop and maintain an annual SETA strategic plan and topic schedule
  • Conducts security trainings and briefings
  • Coordinate with the FSO and NG Enterprise Security on the development of all business security training material 
  • Active security messaging in all business communication platforms
  • Aids FSO in preparation of and during internal and external security reviews and audits as required
  • Assists in the development of innovative security learning solutions for the employee population
  • Develop and implement security policies and procedures specific to the program to include SOPs, CONOPs, internal work instructions, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience with Bachelor’s; 4 years of experience with Master’s
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of 32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, DoDM 5205/07 V1-4, ICD 705, and ISLs.
  • Working knowledge of DoD classified programs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate well with other both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to present briefings and educational material

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Completion of the FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities IS030.CU curriculum located on the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s (DCSA) Security Training, Education and Professionalization Portal (STEPP). 
  • DCSA CDSE certification (SFPC, PSC, etc.) desired


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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.