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Lab Ops Cyber Info Assurance Analyst

Requisition ID: R10022507

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

This position is for a Lab Operations Cyber Info Assurance Analyst at Tinker AFB. The first 4 - 6 months will be spent training in Melbourne, FL for training before returning to Tinker AFB.

This position will entail maintaining smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.  Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain availability of Test Station and Software Development Environment 
  • Collecting and reporting system data metrics 
  • Ensure systems adhere to program configuration and data management plans
  • Ensure Lab Operations Policy and Procedures as being executed and updated (E0-7409 and Lab Ops Standard Operating Procedures) 
  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the environment or enclave and identify where systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy while generating Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M
  • Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems 
  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities 
  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and 2+ years of cyber and/or systems administration experience OR 6 years of cyber and/or systems administration experience; OR a Master's Degree with 0 years of experience.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD 8570 Level 2 Certification, such as Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, or CYSA+ within 6 months of employment
  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain program access prior to start. This program access must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
     


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • DoD 8570 Level 2 Certification, such as Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, or CYSA+
  • Systems Administration knowledge to include either Windows, Linux, or VM environments
  • Previous cybersecurity, Information Assurance experience, and/or system administration experience
  • VMware environment experience
  • Experience with security relevant tools and audit logging software
  • Experience with RMF POA&M implementation
  • Perform compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • OS and application level patching for Windows and Linux environments

Salary Range: $67,400 USD - $101,000 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.