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UK Senior Security Specialist

Requisition ID: R10110874

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Highest Level of Government Clearance
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Salary: £60,200 - £85,000

 

Role clearance type: Must be able to obtain and maintain government clearance.

 

Location: Cheltenham

As a senior Security specialist in our Shared Security Services team, reporting to the UK Security Manager, you will be working collaboratively with stakeholders across the organisation and be accountable for the day to day operational support, providing expertise and guidance to our Northrop Grumman employees and liaising with external agencies to ensure compliance with legal and accreditation frameworks.

You will interpret, document and implement operational security controls and processes as appropriate to protect Northrop Grumman and Customer assets within legal and compliance frameworks and have crypto custodian responsibilities.  You will continually monitor the protection of physical and information assets, ensuring controls and compliance through guidance, training and risk based audit activities.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day operational support and governance oversight to ensure compliance to meet Northrop Grumman and customer compliance requirements
  • Development and monitoring of operational physical and information asset security controls and criteria
  • Crypto Custodian duties
  • Support, guidance and documentation relating to security aspects of Bid responses
  • Working collaboratively with our Global Enterprise Security teams to represent the UK ensuring best practices and UK Sovereign requirements are met aligned to the UK business direction and objectives

Person Specification

  • Extensive knowledge of UK Government security standards

  • Extensive experience in physical and cybersecurity practices in the defence industry, engaging at director level
  • Crypto custodian experience
  • ISO27001 experience
  • Proven track record of effective security leadership with excellent interpersonal skills across a wide range of stakeholders in direct and matrixed environments

Your Future Team:

You will be joining a talented global team delivering shared Security services into a varied range of operating units on mission critical programmes and have the opportunity to grow and continually develop your team and our shared service offerings to meet the needs of our exciting and growing organisation.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – email talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Cyber & Intelligence Business:

Our UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the defence and security sectors. Our customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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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.