Cyber Info Assurance Analyst/Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst

    Northrop Grumman
    Boulder, CO
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.20 - $17.26

    Job Description

    At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

    The Space Systems sector pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

    Northrop Grumman Space Systems looking for you to join our team as a Cyber Info Assurance Analyst or Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst based out of Boulder and/or Colorado Springs, CO

    What You'll Get To Do:

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is looking for a Cyber Info Assurance Analyst to provide information assurance and system administration support for a complex, heterogeneous processing system. Primary duties include RMF cybersecurity engineering, monitoring, and reporting. Candidate must be able to work as a member of a small, highly skilled team in a dynamic environment.

    Typical tasks include
    • Participating in system and network hardening activities
    • Performing IA controls assessments
    • Updating eMASS and writing POAMs
    • Supporting in-house and 3rd party penetration testing
    • Participating in incident response activities
    • Reviewing information system security artifacts for accuracy, relevance and compliance
    • Providing general IA guidance to system and software engineers
    The Cybersecurity Engineer will work with a team of cybersecurity engineers using knowledge of NIST, DoD, and program requirements to develop, implement, and manage system security solutions. Candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate with system end-users, customers, other project engineers and software developers, as well as possess good written and verbal communication skills.

    This is a great opportunity to become exposed and understand Cybersecurity while working hands on in a dynamic environment with real world technical content, supporting a variety of tools and systems.

    This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

    This requisition may be filled as either a Cyber Info Assurance Analyst or a Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst.


    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications for a Cyber Info Assurance Analyst:
    • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of related experience; 0 years of related experience with a Master or PhD; 7+ years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
    • Must have and be able to maintain a Secret clearance
    • Familiarity with NISPT SP 800-53 and associated family of documents
    • Experience with writing and maintaining Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) using the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
    • Familiarity with DoD STIGS
    • Active CompTIA Security+CE or equivalent DoD8570 IAT/IAM II certification
    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst:
    • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience; 3+ years of related experience with a Master; 0+ years of related experience with a PhD; 9+ years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
    • Must have and be able to maintain a Secret clearance
    • Familiarity with NISPT SP 800-53 and associated family of documents
    • Experience with writing and maintaining Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) using the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
    • Familiarity with DoD STIGS
    • Active CompTIA Security+CE or equivalent DoD8570 IAT/IAM II certification
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT/IAM III certification
    • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance
    • Exposure to Linux administration and basic concepts
    • Exposure to Host-Based Security System (HBSS)
    • Exposure to Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
    • Exposure to a Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
    • Exposure to static code analysis tools
    • Understanding of risk management framework and risk analysis using industry standard practices
    • Familiarity with Identity/Authentication management tools and concepts
    • Basic understand of TCP/IP networking fundamentals
    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Posting ID: 552780617Posted: 2020-05-21