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Security Coordinator 3 / Classified Material Management Specialist

Requisition ID: R10068122

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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 Security Coordinator 3/Classified Material Management Specialist to join our team of talented and diverse individuals at our Chandler, AZ location.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 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 documentation outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for granting personnel and visitors access to restricted records and materials. Assisting in conducting inventories and security reviews of classified materials. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken. Provides support of a program(s) as it relates to all applicable classified federal, contractual, customer and company requirements. Specific duties include, maintaining control and accountability of classified documents/media, populating SIMS with required information to ensure strict accountability/disposition of classified material, inspecting packages for tamper, receipt and dispatch of classified material via approved methods to include packing and shipping.

The selected candidate will wrap, package, receive and dispatch material as well as be able to work in a high stress, fast paced environment and communicate effectively with internal and external customers. Assisting in controlling all DoD GSA approved secure containers. Assisting in the shipment, receipt, accountability, and destruction of classified materials. Performs a wide variety of tasks in support of industrial or program security including but not limited to:

  • Administer security processes and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, equipment, and records. 
  • Operate office machinery (fax, shredders, etc.) and/or information systems; update databases as required.   
  • Review requests and facilitate transfer, or release of program data.   

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.
  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret level with the ability to obtain/maintain a Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience within shipping and receiving processes
  • Maintaining and organizing shipments of site materials     
  • Experience with automated security systems 
  • 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).
  • Experience and knowledge of DoDM 52022.02-M NISPOM (National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual) 
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision

Salary Range: $39,800 USD - $66,300 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.