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FSO/Manager Industrial Security 2

Requisition ID: R10111116

  • CategoryCategory: Security
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, 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, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

The FSO/Manager will develop and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment. 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 visitors access to restricted records and materials. Conducts security education classes and security audits. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.

The candidate will manage the DoD Security team (Security Data Control) and function as the site FSO and be responsible for leadership and management of DoD security professionals at the Northrop Grumman facility in Rolling Meadows, IL. The FSO will “supervise and direct security measures” within the facility.  The FSO/Manager will direct activities that support DoD collateral and will provide guidance to assure compliance with applicable National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and other security requirements.  The candidate will manage and enforce numerous DoD security programs and requirements including many classified contracts.  Candidate will assist in the development and implementation of policies relevant to security and emergency response drills, exercises, and self-inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

As a Security leader, the candidate will be the primary security liaison between the Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows site and the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). The DoD Security Manager/FSO oversees all security activities, including some physical security tasks, and provides guidance to all personnel, to include supporting program managers in achieving key goals. The selected candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with program management, program personnel, cyber security personnel, external security professionals, and contract security personnel.  The candidate will participate in business development activities and plan security support for future business. The candidate will assist with planning and execution of a security labor and capital budget and work closely with leadership for any deviations. This position may also include Emergency Preparedness / Contingency Planning responsibilities.

In addition to this functional expertise, the successful candidate will possess strong people-leadership skills and collaborative attitude with an ability to provide challenging assignments, foster an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and build a culture that balances caring and accountability and motivates employees to achieve their highest levels of performance.  The successful candidate must be customer and team oriented and be a working manager functioning with minimal direction.

The position reports directly to the Site Security Manager at the Rolling Meadows campus.

Basic Qualifications:

Active Secret security clearance.

10 Years of security experience with Bachelors; or 8 Years of security experience with Masters; an additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelors.

Comprehensive knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program and related training.

Experience and familiarity with U.S. Government NISS/DISS system.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Strong skills in team building.

Salary Range: $116,600 USD - $175,000 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.