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Principal Cyber Info. Systems Security Analyst


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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 Enterprise Services has an opening for a Principal Cyber Info. Systems Security Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Iuka, MS.

Job Description:

+ 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 strict 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, DCID 6-3), 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.

+ Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans 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.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Must have a Master's Degree with 3 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience OR an Associate's Degree with 7 years of experience or a High School Diploma/GED with 9 years of experience

+ Must have an Active/In-Scope Secret (or Top Secret) security clearance

+ Must hold an active DoD 8570 IAM level II or III certification (Examples: CAP, CASP+ CE, CISSP (or Associate), CISM or GSLC) or be able to obtain one post-employment within 6 months

+ Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation.

+ Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a collaborative team environment within schedules and timelines

Preferred Qualifications:

+ CISSP Certification

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux Red Hat operating system.

+ Working knowledge and understanding of auditing, vulnerability scanning/remediation, configuration/change control, an d implementation of Risk Management Framework.

Salary Range: $82,800.00 - $124,200.00

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.

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Principal Cyber Info. Systems Security Analyst

Full time
Iuka, MS 38852

Published on 09/13/2021

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