Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Industrial Security Specialist

Northridge, CA

Job Description

Job ID: AFC20182505-45885

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.




Minimum of DoD SECRET clearance, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).

3 - 5  years of security related experience

Adhering to policies, practices, and procedures of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and implementing the National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM) the company policies, practices, and procedures.

Familiar with International Security Requirements. Essentials of Industrial Security, Business Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Under moderate supervision, administers routine aspects of the DOD or other industrial security program to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures

Shall conduct security briefings and maintains security education programs.

Knowledgeable in the use of JPAS, and Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (e-QIP)

Requires the ability to make sound decisions, manage time, take independent action, and provide focused solutions.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information to various audiences and all levels of the organization both verbally and through written communications.

Must be well organized, be willing to work in a team environment, be able to prioritize tasking, perform in a multi-tasked and dynamic environment

Must be dependable, responsive, customer focused and possess the qualities of diplomacy, tact, excellent judgment, discretion and initiative.

Information Security; accountability, transmission, marking, reproduction and disposition of classified information.

Monitors security procedures; ensures compliance with all aspects of the program including personnel, physical and administrative security procedures. 

Basic Qualifications:

BA or equivalent experience

Industrial Security   Certification – Preferred

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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Associates
Expertise: Information Technology, Security
Group: Defense