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Principal Cyber Sys Engr

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: Information TechnologyLocation: Colorado Springs - CO, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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.Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.Perform Information System Security Officer (ISSO) duties in support of in-house and external customers.Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system. (Auditing)Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support Assessment and Authorization (A&A).Manage changes to systems and assesses the security impact of those changes.Interface with other BPP/SPO Cybersecurity team members to report deviations from system standards, for proper reporting to the US Government customer.Prepare diagrams, updates and reports to the US Government customer on any deviations from the Emissions Security (EMSEC) posture.Support security authorization activities in compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) USSTRATCOM package for the Authorization to Operate (ATO).Provide support to system administrators and production control personnel for secure destruction of classified materials by authorized means.Provide support for personnel entry to secure facility for authorized mission access and responsibilities.Provide equipment control and REMSEC support for in/outbound equipment.Provide media handling guidance and data transfer training.Reference US Government security documentation in support of all mission functions.Maintain and review media handling books within the SIL, reviewing and archiving signed pages by desktop scanning for potential forensics.Maintaining visitor sign in logs, working with production control to ensure these are archived by scanning.Providing escort and escort guidance to contract mission support personnel for various contract and non-contract partners, and US Government contracted partners within the SIL.Briefing all inbound personnel on Personal Electronic Device (PED) guidance within US Government secure facilities.Provides guidance to and supports media destruction, maintaining control of and ensuring procedures using two-person control are used.Make updates to the BPP SIL area alarm and after-hours access list with SSC/ECQ security office personnel.Maintain access list for SIPRNET burn rights, obtaining required agreements and submitting the list through USG customer, (Cyber SPO office).Perform assessment of systems and networks within the networking environment 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 using STIG Viewer, SCAP, etc and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments utilizing ACAS.Perform assessments of non-technical RMF artifacts and identify where those artifacts deviate RMF control requirements.Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining assessment and authorization of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, control certification test, compliance 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, NIST, DoD), making recommendations on process tailoring, participating in and documenting process activities.Perform analyses to validate established cybersecurity controls and requirements and to recommend cybersecurity safeguards.Support program test milestones through pre-test preparations, participating in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required artifacts supporting authorization.Prepare and import into eMASS artifacts such as Test Results (TR), Authorization Boundary Diagrams (ABD), Network Topologies, Flow-diagrams, Hardware and Software listings, Ports, Protocols, and Services Management documentation, supporting Assessment and Authorization activities and maintain the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).Periodically conduct a complete review of the system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.Coordinate across the program to address identified deficiencies during RMF assessment activities.Basic Qualifications:Active Secret clearance required to startCurrent Security+ certification required to startSecurity engineering skills with a working knowledge of cybersecurity technology and DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).Thorough understanding and utilization of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, providing analysis of vulnerability, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions (e.g. LogRhythm)Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS)Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow for employees to share in company results. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of of benefits including healthcare insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits. 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.Salary Range: 101200 - 151800Employees 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.

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