Industrial Security Analyst-3 (Huntsville, AL)

Requisition ID: R10001726

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville - AL, 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 Defense Systems is seeking an Industrial Security Analyst 3 supporting our Combat Systems & Mission Readiness division (CSMR) campus in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Industrial Security Analyst 3 position is tasked to perform day-to-day security activities for multiple programs located in Huntsville, Alabama. Campus security support entails the implementation and compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual, Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Army requirements & regulations, Contract Security Classification Guides and Northrop Grumman Policy and Procedures. The job responsibilities for this position are reliant upon basic experience in all aspects of the following Security disciplines: Personnel Security, Physical Security, Document Control, Operations Security (OPSEC), Industrial Security, and Communications Security (COMSEC)



  • Develops, Implement, and administers security plans, programs, and policies for the protection of classified or proprietary materials, documents, hardware, and equipment
  • Prepares security plans outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for screening, granting personnel and visitors access to restricted areas, information, and materials
  • Studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations (NISPOM, DoDM 5205 series, and Intelligence Community Directives)
  • Obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies
  • Maintains compliance with the US Government security regulations and directives
  • Participates in internal and external security compliance assessment reviews and performs self-inspections to ensure compliance with government and company regulations/requirements
  • Identify deficiencies and recommends corrective action
  • Develops, Implements, and Administers Security Awareness and Refresher Training and OPSEC program in accordance with DoD 5220.22-M, DoDM 5205.07 Volumes and Intelligence Community Directives for program personnel
  • Perform Personnel Security processes to assist in obtaining individual security clearances/accesses
  • Manage subcontracts to ensure security compliance with government regulations/requirements
  • Maintains classified accountability program, oversees secure storage and work-spaces for customers and company, conducts annual inventory of accountable classified material
  • 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
  • Conducts new employee security briefings, annual security refresher briefings, derivative classification training, exit interviews, debriefings, investigating and reporting security violations and incident reports
  • Maintains the Insider Threat Program and administer Insider Threat Training for the company
  • Provides program security management and oversight of a diverse security team  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of related experience, or 4 years of related experience with a Master's degree
  • Requires completion of FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities Curriculum or completion within 6 months of appointment as AFSO
  • 3 Years serving as either; CSSO/CPSO/FSO/AFSO or directly related experience 
  • Must be a US Citizen and have current and active Secret Security Clearance/with ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NISPOM, 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 NISS, JPAS, EPSQ/e-Qip 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: 76000 - 114000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.