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Principal Cyber Info Systems Security Analyst-18026323

Location: Huntsville
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

Where will you find innovation and technology Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation... Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst to join the Cyber Information Assurance Security team. The Cyber Security organization has overall responsibility for providing information security oversight to all Northrop Grumman classified systems under their respective purview.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments.
  • Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits.
  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, ICD 503), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
  • Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M.
  • Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.
  • Review weekly information systems security audits.
  • Security configuration management.
  • Security account administration.
  • Evaluate system security plan documentation.
  • Continuous security monitoring.

 

 

 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree with 3 years of experience; OR a Bachelors degree with 5 years of experience is required
  • Must have a current DoD 8570 IAM Level 2, or IAM Level 3, security certification (examples: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, GSLC, CISSP, or CISSP Associate); OR must have the ability to obtain and maintain one within 6 months of start date
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in order to be considered

Preferred Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree with 6+ years of Information Systems Security experience to include a current DoD 8570 IAM level 2 security certification (example: CISSP-Associate) and experience with NESSUS, ACAS, SCAP, Splunk, or similar tools
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) is preferred
  • Knowledge with POA&Ms, vulnerability assessments, auditing, system hardening, security controls, validation/verification in a DSS (or JSIG) environment would be helpful
  • Current Top Secret level clearance, or Special Program Access (SAP/SAR), would be nice to have

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.

Job ID: 18026323