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Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Engineer to serve as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC). This position implements the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) process in all its phases and manages computer network defense (CND) in accordance with DoD regulations.
The position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO, at Schriever Air Force Base.
Responsibilities include: obtaining and maintaining system Authority to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) packages; developing and maintaining CND policies and procedures; identifying, documenting, reporting and correcting system vulnerabilities; and managing cyber incident response.
The successful candidate will have:
Strong understanding of IT networks and systems and the cyber controls necessary to secure them.
Ability to evaluate system and network configurations for compliance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), NIST 800-53 Security Controls and ISO/IEC 15408 Common Criteria to formulate and implement effective high quality RMF accreditation packages.
Experience managing CND operations in a DoD environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
Strong writing skills to produce the coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation
Ability to create and work within schedules and timelines.
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