Cyber Info Assurance Analyst – Principal / Senior Principal- Information Systems Security Engineer

Requisition ID: 20030242

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Tampa
  • 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

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.



Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively seeking an experienced Cyber Info Assurance Analyst – Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to fill a role that requires a broad array of knowledge and skills working with team members to support a Cyber Security program based in Tampa, FL.

We're looking for a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment. The primary team is located in Tampa, Florida with distributed team members embedded directly with the customer.


In this position you should have:


• Security Engineering: Functional experience working with military service-level Security Control Assessors (SCA) and Designated Approval Authorities (DAA) with vulnerability assessment experience and recent military experience or with DoD to include experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host Based Security System (HBSS), SolarWinds Security Event manager (SEM), Splunk, and other enterprise security defense, forensic, and SIEM tools. Functional experience working with Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Vulnerability reports (Tenable, VulnID, CVEs), and Blue/Red team penetration testing and methodology.


• Information Assurance: Experiences with implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF) within the Intelligence Community (IC). Perform assessments of systems and networks within a 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. Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining Assessment and Authorization (A&A) 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, 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. Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the System Security Plans (SSP) 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.




Individual must have a solid understanding of the Department of Defense (DoD) accreditation process and be able to operate in those environments.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst:
  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 with PhD / NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
  • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting
Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst:
  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 with PhD / NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
  • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting
Preferred Qualifications:
  • DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level III
  • Functional experience working with military service-level Security Control Assessors (SCA) and Designated Approval Authorities (DAA)
    Vulnerability assessment experience
  • Recent military experience or familiarity with DoD
  • Have the ability to support multiple security environments with diverse security requirements
  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host
  • Based Security System (HBSS), SolarWinds Security Event manager (SEM), Splunk, and other enterprise security defense, forensic, and SIEM tools
  • Experience with network security controls such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion management solutions, network access control, and related solutions
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems and applications
  • Demonstrated success working individually or as part of a team requiring little supervision
  • When required, have the ability to work outside of normal working hours and weekends as needed to support the customer’s needs
    Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment




    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.

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