Sr Principal Cyber Info. Systems Security Analyst
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.Cybersecurity Professionals, We Want You! Cyber assets everywhere are under siege from a wide spectrum of threats. Almost daily, these threats grow in sophistication, breadth and speed. At Northrop Grumman, we take a holistic approach to cyber security, looking at the whole cyber landscape of people, processes and technology and the whole security realm of offense, defense, and exploitation. Thought leadership demands nothing less.We are seeking experienced Information Systems Security Professionals across the country to support classified information systems lifecycle activities. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Perform assessments of systems and networks within the 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.
- Establishes st rict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation 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 (i.e. NISPOM, JSIG, ICD 503), 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.
- 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.
- Complete all associated Assessment and Authorization activities, which in cludes all RMF Body Of Evidence (BOE) documentation: System Security Plan (SSP), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Control Family Security Operating Plans (SOPs), Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Plan, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M), etc
- Perform recurring cyber security SOW to include auditing, configuration management, user training, POA&M updates, ConMon checklists, Self-Inspections, etc
- Must have, at minimum, a Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 9 years of relevant experience; OR an Associate's degree with 12 years of relevant experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED with 15 years of relevant experience is required
- Must have a DoD 8570 IAM level III or above security certification (examples: CISM, GSLC, CISSP Associate, or CISSP) OR the ability to obtain this certification within 6 months of starting.
- Must have a current DoD TS/SCI to include an original adjudication, or a periodic reinvestigation date, completed within the last 6 years in order to be considered
- ICD 503 knowledge/experience preferred
- RMF knowledge/experience preferred
- NIST 800-53 knowledge/experience preferred
- a current DoD Top Secret / SCI security clearance with Polygraph