Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Senior Security Administrator

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: JJM20183101-43534

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.

Education and Experience

Assist the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) in the coordination of program security department activities, aid in the administration of security department policies, and assist with the daily management of classified programs.  The position will work in conjunction with program management, contracts, compliance, program finance to resolve problems, stream line processes, improve performance and program support.

  • Assist the program security manager in the day to day management of the various Secure programs.
  • Advise management in developing operational procedures for security activities and reviews.
  • Participate in investigation of non-compliance security issues.
  • Assist in the orientation and monitoring of personnel involved with classified information.
  • Act as liaison with government officials regarding security issues.
  • Ensure that outside vendors are in compliance with security matters. 
  • Counsel customers regarding security issues.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or required.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent experience is required.
  • Four years of related experience is required.  No supervisory experience required.
  • Top Secret Clearance with current SSBI required.

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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Security
Group: Space