Principal Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022
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 Principal
Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst; this position will be
located in Colorado Springs, Colorado supporting the Ground Based
Strategic Deterrent Program (GBSD). Responsibilities will include
but not be limited to the following:
- 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.
- Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation
of risks and support obtaining certification and accreditation of
systems; this 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
- Assist in the implementation of the required government policy
(i.e., JSIG, DAAPM) and make recommendations on process tailoring,
and participate in and document process activities.
- Perform analyses to validate established security requirements
and to recommend additional security requirements and
- Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)
required by each government authority through pre-test
preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results,
and preparation of required reports.
- Document the results of Assessment and Authorization activities
and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system
Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones
- Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits
and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed. Basic
- Associate's degree with 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's
degree with 5 years of experience, or Master's degree with 3 years
of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 9 years of
experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
- DoD Secret security clearance is required on Day 1; maintaining
the required security clearance will be a condition of continued
- The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Special
Access Programs (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of
time as determined by customer and/or program requirements;
maintaining SAP/SAR will be a condition of continued
- Current DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (Examples: CAP,
CISSP) is required on Day 1, and maintaining the required
certification will be a condition of continued employment.
- Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a collaborative
team environment within schedules and timelines.Preferred
- 5 years of Information Systems Security Officer/Manager
- Current DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (Examples: CISSP,
- Working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux Red Hat operating
- Working knowledge and understanding of auditing, vulnerability
scanning/remediation, SIEMs, DISA STIGs, configuration/change
control, and implementation of Risk Management Framework.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce
coherent and concise documentation required for certification
evaluation. Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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
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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