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Prncpl Cybr Info Asur Anlys or Sr Prncpl Cybr Info Asur Anlys

Requisition ID: R10061376

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Apopka, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 Mission Systems has immediate opportunities for  Principal Cyber Information Analysts or Senior Principal Cyber Information Assurance Analyst.  The selected candidate for this position will report to the Northrop Grumman Precision Targeting and Protection facility in Apopka, FL. 

What you’ll get to do:

The new team member will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal and technical capabilities. He/she must be a self-starter, able to efficiently operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop security plans for various USG classified and unclassified systems
  • Assist in the implementation of required government policies (i.e., NISPOM), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • Categorize various systems and information processed, stored, and/or transmitted based on impact analysis
  • Select, implement, and oversee applicable controls to protect the system based on risk assessments
  • Lead the assessment and authorization of new systems
  • Monitor and assess control implementation to ensure risk mitigation
  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Develop and manage Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M)
  • Periodically conduct a complete system self-inspection
  • Participate in periodic DCSA onsite information system inspections
  • Streamline workflow processes, identify deviations, and assist vulnerability assessments
  • Stay current on industry best practices
  • Support proposals and other business capture activities
  • Cyber-security product architecture, requirements, and analyses

“This position may be filled as a Principal Cyber Information Assurance Analyst or Senior Principal Cyber Information Assurance Analyst based on the qualifications listed below.”

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Information Assurance Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity (or related degree) with a minimum of 5 years of experience, OR Master's degree in Cybersecurity (or related degree) with 3+ years of experience
  • Minimum DoD 8570 IAM level II security certification (examples: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, GSLC, CISSP Associate)
  • Active DOD Secret level security clearance
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework processes and activities
  • Experience with Information Assurance processes for USG classified and unclassified systems, Certification and Accreditation activities, Security Plans, and Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Experience with Information Assurance toolsets such as Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • ISSM experience
  • Experience generating and reviewing technical documents

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Cyber Information Assurance Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity (or related degree) and a minimum of 9 years of experience, OR Master's degree in Cybersecurity (or related degree) with 7 years of experience
  • Minimum DoD 8570 IAM level II security certification (examples: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, GSLC, CISSP Associate)
  • Active DOD Secret level security clearance
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework processes and activities
  • Experience with Information Assurance processes for USG classified and unclassified systems, Certification and Accreditation activities, Security Plans, and Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Experience with Information Assurance toolsets such as Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • ISSM experience
  • Experience generating and reviewing technical documents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Cyber Security, a current CISSP, and 4 years of ISSM/O experience using RMF in a DSS classified environment
  • Knowledge of ACAS, NESSUS, SPLUNK, SCAP, POA&Ms, NIST, DIACAP, NISPOM, system audits, vulnerability scanning, and security package development are highly desirable
  • Experience standing up new systems and streamlining workflow processes
  • Security+ certification
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Top Secret Security clearance


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.