Security Manager- Top Secret Clearance

    • McLean, VA

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Security Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in McLean, Virginia. This is an opportunity to apply proven Security leadership skills in a dynamic and challenging sensitive compartment information environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership and management of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) programs
  • Ensures security compliance with government and company regulations and strives for excellence in executing program security milestones
  • Oversees program security activities and provides guidance to briefed personnel, to include supporting program managers in achieving key goals
  • Develops and maintains program security metrics, and interfaces with Information Solutions and Services Division Program Leadership Team
  • Works with program stakeholders to ensure staffing requirements are being met and implemented
  • Provides overall security guidance to briefed personnel through a robust educational program
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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:
    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of security experience
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of security experience
    • Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of security experience
  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance (or an inactive clearance last active within 2 years), be SCI eligible, and able to obtain EOD approval from DHS
  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia
  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DHS Security policies and procedures, to include EOD processing requirements
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community Directives
  • Knowledge of Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)
  • Past experience in security management of classified programs
  • 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
  • Demonstrated success in leading organization change and transformation


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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