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Principal Industrial Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10067160

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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: No
  • 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 work in our San Diego, CA location.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 DoD 5220.22M and Industrial Security Letters). 
  • Obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies.
  • Maintains compliance with 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.
  • Conducts Physical Security duties and responsibilities for maintaining and establishing new Closed Areas (e.g., complete fixed/closed facility checklists/survey areas, tempest checklist, review and approve facility drawings for new or remodeled classified areas) to ensure compliance with company and government regulations/requirements.
  • Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken. Maintains personnel security database, conducts inquires for security incidents and ensures compliance with Government and company reporting regulations/requirements.
  • Develops, Implements, and Administers Security Awareness and Refresher Training and OPSEC program in accordance with DoD 5220.22-M. 
  • Performs security indoctrination briefings for newly assigned personnel instructing individuals on the sensitivity of program information, requirements for safeguarding program documentation and facility security policies.
  • Perform Personnel Security processes to assist in obtaining individual security clearances/accesses.
  • Prepare, review, and submit DD254s and working with Enterprise Security Services Center. 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.
  • Establish and maintain COMSEC and COMSEC accountability.
  • 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 facility Insider Threat Program and administer Insider Threat Training for the site.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Facility Security Officer (FSO) with a Bachelor's degree
  • Requires US Citizenship.
  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret or Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
  • Requires completion of FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities Curriculum Professional certifications (e.g. ISP, CPP, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of physical security requirements and standing up of secure facilities.
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain a multi-disciplined security program for complex, major acquisition programs.
  • Possess a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NISPOM, 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.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite software including Outlook, Word, Excel and Access
  • Proficient with NISS, DISS, EPSQ/e-Qip and SIMs.
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision.
  • Problem solving/process improvement skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, adept at multi-tasking and initiating projects.

Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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.