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Manager Cyber Info. Assurance 2

Requisition ID: R10111260

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Global Operations Security is seeking a Cyber Information Assurance Manager 2 to support the GBSD Cyber Information Systems Security team in the Roy, UT area.  A classified information systems security/information assurance background is required, including experience with Special Access Programs (JSIG) and/or DoD collateral (NISPOM and DAAPM) processes.

This position is part of a growing Cybersecurity management staff and will oversee various A&A activities across the GBSD footprint. This role is supported by a team of direct ISSMs/ISSOs with matrixed support from the Cybersecurity Engineering and Cyber Operations organizations. The A&A Manager will act as the Deputy Cybersecurity Program Lead with direct interface to program senior and executive level leadership.   Responsibilities of this position will include but not be limited to the following:

  • The oversight and support of classified systems, team processes, analysis, coordination, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, inventory management, and periodic audits. 

  • Effective team management to include fostering individual development, performance management, open communication, and innovative ideas to enable business objectives.

  • Ensure strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining formal Assessment & Authorization of systems.

  • Maintain accurate metrics in order to make business intelligence decisions.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy; this may include project management and supporting the Northrop Grumman processes for the JSIG or DAAPM.

  • Regular and routine communication with key stakeholders including GBSD Cybersecurity Management, program management teams, the ES Program Management Office, the Information Technology Organization, Industrial Security, and internal and external customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with  7 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with  5 years of experience.

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance with an original adjudication or reinvestigation date within the last 6 years, and the ability to maintain the required clearance as a condition of continued employment.

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a Special Access Programs (SAP) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company and also by customer and/or program requirements, as a condition of continued employment. 

  • Must have Information Systems Security Officer/Manager experience in at least one of the following 3 areas: National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Department of Defense Special Access Programs (DoD SAP), or Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs.

  • Must have a current DoD 8570 IAM Level III security certification (Examples: CISM, CISSP, or GSLC).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity practices, network technologies, system development lifecycles, and understanding of information technology infrastructure management/monitoring and applications.

  • Understanding of network architectures, Active Directory, and Group Policy management.

  • Experience developing guidelines, monitoring policies, and enforcing standards for cybersecurity frameworks and industry best practices supporting National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53, CNSSI 1253, and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Preferred Qualifications: 


  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, or similar STEM related discipline, along with 4 years of ISSO/ISSM experience.

  • Prior experience in a leadership role.

  • Diverse classified information systems security/information assurance background.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Prior experience communicating with customer and program leadership.

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SAP/SAR access.


Salary Range: $116,200 USD - $174,400 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

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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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.