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Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10064385

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, 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: Days (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 Senior Principal Industrial Security Analyst to support activities under the GMD Weapon System (GWS) program 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 program; 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 which encompass visitor processing, meetings and coordination activities.

The individual selected for this position will serve as a Security Lead to the GWS program and will report directly to the Huntsville Space Systems MDWS OU Security Manager. This role will be responsible for ensuring classified and company sensitive information is handled and safeguarded in accordance with government and company policies and procedures.  The individual selected must have experience with the following: knowledge of implementing a multi-disciplined security program (access control, personnel security, physical security, OPSEC etc.). 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 visitor’s access to restricted records and materials. Conducts security education classes and related briefings. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate and administer classified programs IAW DD254
  • Ensure adherence to all federal security regulations: 32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, DoDM 5205/07 V1-4, ICD 705, and ISLs
  • Interface with Management Teams, Customer, and suppliers 
  • Consult and provide solutions to employees concerning the handling, storing, and maintaining of records, and for granting personnel and visitor access to restricted records, buildings, and materials
  • Represents the HSV Space System security organizations at all applicable program meetings and functions
  • Interact daily with programs and functional managers on the development and execution of the security program
  • 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
  • Prepares program for all security related activities, audits, and assessments and assists in planning, implementing, and conducting security self-reviews
  • Conducts new employee security briefings, annual security refresher briefings, derivative classification training, exit interviews, debriefings, investigating and reporting security violations and incident reports
  • Write security operational plans for program implementation
  • On occasions will act in a delegate role in the absence of the Huntsville Space System MDWS OU Security Manager

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 Years of experience with Bachelors; 8 years with Masters
  • Must be a US Citizen and have current and active Secret Security Clearance/with ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance
  • Studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations (32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, DoDM 5205 series, and Intelligence Community Directives)
  • Working knowledge of DoD classified programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of 32 CFR Part 117, NISPOM Supplements, 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 DISS, Lenel Access System, 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: $94,500 USD - $141,700 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.