Cyber Information Systems Security Manager 1

Requisition ID: 20017706

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

As a leader with Northrop Grumman, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. 
We are currently seeking a Cyber Information Assurance Manager 1 to work at our campus located in Gilbert, Arizona. This Cyber Manager will supervise a team of Cyber Information Assurance professionals located in Gilbert Arizona and a smaller team in California and Utah. A diverse classified information systems security/information assurance background is required, including the Intelligence Community assessment and authorization process (ICD-503), Special Access Programs (JSIG) and DoD collateral (NISPOM and DAAPM) processes.
The teams perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment, or enclave, and will identify where those systems and/or networks deviate from the acceptable configuration, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations, such as compliance audits, as well as active evaluations like vulnerability assessments.
This position performs direct program support (70%) and provides managementoversight for the teams (30%). The role will ensure compliance and achieve and maintain formal authorizations from government agencies. Ensures themanagement / coordination with classified programs on the design, testing, andimplementing of state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, databaseproducts, firewalls, and network architectures to meet government classified information system compliance requirements.
The successful candidate will establish an inclusive culture within a diverseenvironment, and will be responsible for the following:
  • Perform as a working manager and as an Information Systems Security Officer/Manager (when needed)
  • Manage a small team of Cyber Information Systems Security Officers Professionals
  • Effective team management to include fostering individual development, performance management, open communication, financial management, and utilization
  • Ensure strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining formal Assessment & Authorization of systems
  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e. DAAPM, JSIG, and primarily ICD-503)
  • Support the formal Security Assessment process required by the company or government customer
  • Regular and routine communication with key stakeholders including, program management teams, the Information Technology Organization, Industrial Security, internal and external customers 
  • Assist in the staffing process to include interviewing and selection of new employees

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our,Selecting the Best Qualified Managers


Basic Qualifications: 
  • Master's degree with 3 years of Information Systems Security/Assurance experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 5 years of Information Systems Security/Assurance experience is required
  • Must have work experience in one of the following three areas: National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Department of Defense Special Access Programs (DoD SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs
  • Must have a current DoD 8570 IAM Level III security certification (examples: CISSP, GSLC, or CISM)
  • Must have project management experience, or must have previous experience managing, supervising, directing, or leading individuals 
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret level security clearance with SCI access eligibility based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 6 years in order to be considered
  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, or similar STEM related discipline, to include 10 years of ISSO/ISSM experience with RMF
  • In-depth knowledge of the Intelligence Community assessment and authorization process (ICD-503)
  • Prior experience in a leadership or management role
  • Diverse classified information systems security / information assurance background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience communicating with both Program and Division senior leadership
  • Active Top Secret with SCI clearance, with CI Poly

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.

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  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.

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