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Industrial Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10101589

  • CategoryCategory: Security
  • LocationLocation: Edwards AFB, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, collaboratively working with others in a professional and high-energy environment, and will adapt to constantly changing demands, demonstrating the capability to take on new and unfamiliar tasks. The Industrial Security Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of program security with special emphasis on Personnel Security, Indoctrinations, Debriefings, and coordination with leadership.

Position is contingent on ability to obtain and maintain Special Program access clearance.


  • Applies government regulations relevant to the protection of classified information and equipment
  • Prepares Standard Operating Procedures for handling, storing, and protecting classified information and assets
  • Maintains classified container program by conducting safe inspections, scheduling safe maintenance, to include issuing and changing combinations
  • Assists the Top Secret Control Officer with program management and inventory
  • Facilitates personnel access to the site via applicable databases
  • Coordinates with government agencies for badges and facility access to restricted areas
  • Conducts courier training and prepares classified packages for transport
  • Coordinates with off-site locations to verify and catalogues receipt of transported records and assets
  • Conducts security education classes, audits, briefings, and debriefings
  • Prepares equipment approval memorandums for Customer signature
  • Assists with COMSEC account management
  • Coordinates alarm custodian training, maintains alarm equipment, system testing and issue PIN codes
  • Investigates security violations and prepares reports for submission to the Customer
  • Assists with Cyber Security functions to include virus scanning media

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of Industrial Security experience or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of Industrial Security experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
  • Proficient in understanding and applying DoD SAP Manuals to daily operations
  • Industrial Security background, to include:
    • Experience with Fixed Facility Checklists
    • COMSEC experience (equipment and key inventory management)
    • Personnel Security (Adjudicative guidelines, DISS, SF86, Adverse reporting)
    • GSA Safe Management
    • Access Control/Alarms/Area Protection
    • Classified document marking, protection, storage, transmittal, and destruction
    • Knowledge of SAPF/SCIF construction standards (ICD 705, UL 2050, etc.)

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays and weekends to support on call status for 24/7 365 days a year
  • Must be able to maintain a valid U.S. passport and be willing to accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location
  • Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel
  • Must be a US Citizen with Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • The ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Experience drafting, maintaining, and interpreting Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Security Plans, and Concept of Operations documents
  • Skilled in providing security-relevant training and briefings
  • Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet iterative deadlines


Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 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

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.

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.