Search All Jobs

Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10057056

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 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.

In the position of the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) you will perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations or policy. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DAAPM) and participate in and document process activities. . Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed. Will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for a system. The ISSO assists the Information Systems Security Manager in meeting their duties and responsibilities. Responsibilities of the ISSO include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security plan.

  • Verifying the implementation of delegated aspects of the system security program.

  • Verifying all proper account management documentation is completed.

  • Verifying all system security documentation is current and accessible.

  • Conducting periodic assessments of authorized systems and providing corrective actions for all identified findings and vulnerabilities.

  • Ensuring audit records are collected and analyzed in accordance with the security plan.

  • Reporting all security-related incidents.

  • Formally notifying of any changes to a system that could affect authorization.

  • Possessing sufficient experience and technical competence commensurate with the complexity of the systems.

  • Ensuring user activity monitoring data is analyzed, stored, and protected.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A relevant Master's Degree with 0 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience OR an Associate's Degree with 4 years of experience OR a Highschool Diploma/GED with 6 years of experience

  • Must have and be able to maintain an Active Secret security clearance.

  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAM Level I certification (Example: Security+ CE).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Cleared Defense Contractor (CDC) working with DAAPM, NISPOM and eMASS in support of Department of Defense (DoD) programs

  • Working knowledge of NISPOM and DAAPM

  • Efficient, proactive, responsive team player with excellent written and oral communication skills; able to interface effectively with all levels of corporate management and government customers

  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities and time sensitive deliverables. Hands on, self-starting, disciplined and detail-oriented individual with ability to work independently in a high-volume environment


Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 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.



Apply Now

Search All Jobs

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.