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Contractor Security Officer OR Principal Contractor Security Officer (CPSO) – Top Secret clearance (Gilbert, AZ)

Requisition ID: R10033531

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, 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: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Job Description:

•Adhere to policies, practices, and procedures of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and implementing the National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM) the company policies, practices, and procedures.

•Adhere to the DoD Manual 5205.07 Vol 1-4 the RMF process following the JSIG

•Under minimal supervision, administers routine aspects of the DOD or other industrial security program to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures

•Shall develop and conduct security briefings and support security education programs (SETA).

•Be able to recognize when a security incident or violation has occurred. Be able to investigate a security incident or violation and recommend a corrective action plan.

•Knowledgeable in the use of DISS, DIAS, COMSEC and Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (e-QIP).

•Requires the ability to make sound decisions while staying within compliance of DoD regulations.

•Manage time effectively and be able to take independent action.

•Take initiative to improve processes, as well as provide solutions once an issue has been identified.

•Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information to various audiences at all levels of the organization both verbally and through written communications. Have strong customer service mindset.

•Must be well organized, willing to work in a team environment, be able to prioritize tasking, and perform in a multi-tasked and dynamic environment

•Must be dependable, responsive, customer focused and possess the qualities of diplomacy, tact, excellent judgment, discretion and initiative.

•Monitors security procedures; ensures compliance with all aspects of the security program including PERSEC, Physical and administrative procedures.

Contractor Security Officer Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of experience OR a High school diploma (or equivalent) with 6 years of experience

• Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level clearance

• Knowledge of DoDM 5205.07 Vol 1-4

• Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM)

• Knowledgeable in DISS and eQIP

Principal Contractor Security Officer Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of experience or High school diploma (or equivalent) with 9 years of experience

• Must have U.S. Citizenship with current or active Top Secret level clearance

• Knowledge of DoDM 5205.07 Vol 1-4

• Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM)

• Knowledgeable in DISS and eQIP

Preferred Qualifications:

• Customer Service Oriented

• CPSO experience or CPSO Certification


Salary Range: $58,292 USD - $87,438 USD
Salary Range 2: $72,200 USD - $108,300 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.