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Industrial Security Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10100043

  • CategoryCategory: Security
  • LocationLocation: Morrisville, NC, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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.

As a Northrop Grumman Industrial Security Manager 1, you will be a valuable asset to our dynamic Security team. This is an opportunity to apply your proven security leadership skills at a dynamic Northrop Grumman facility.  The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination and collaboration across a team of security professionals at the Morrisville, NC location supporting the Payload & Ground Systems Division within our Space Sector. 

The Industrial Security Manager 1 position ensures security compliance with government and company regulations and strives for excellence in executing security milestones across multiple security disciplines (DoD, SAP, & SCI).  This position will require direct interface with both internal and external executive level personnel and the ability to successfully manage competing priorities. This security management role oversees all aspects of security activities on campus and provides guidance to briefed/non-briefed personnel across all functions within the facility.  The Security Manager of the Morrisville facility is responsible for developing and maintaining program security metrics, and interfacing with facilities Executive Leadership Team.


  • Possess current Top Secret security clearance with SCI access.
  • Six years of security experience with Bachelors; or four years of security experience with Masters; experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge and familiarity with the CFR 32 part 117 (NISPOM); Joint Air Force, Army and Navy (JAFAN), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD); DoD Manuals, and other related security requirements.


  • Current Counterintelligence Polygraph.
  • Past experience in managing Industrial Security programs.
  • Previous security management experience.
  • Ability to effectively engage with team members on task completion.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and take independent action at resolving challenges. 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with security peers and program management team members.
  • Ability to effectively write reports and communicate information with team members and fellow employees.

Salary Range: $92,600 USD - $138,800 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.