Northrop Grumman 2019 Cyber Systems Administrator- Annapolis Junction, MD in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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Northrop Grumman is seeking Cyber Systems Admin. This position will be located at our (ES) Sector in Annapolis, Junction.

Roles and Responsibilities

Respond to computer security incidents in compliance with Information Security Policies and Industry Best Practices. Coordinate the efforts of and provide timely updates to multiple sectors and business units during incident response. Additionally, the candidate will provide security related recommendations to the team as threat events unfold. Perform basic network security analysis in support of Intrusion detection operations including the development of indicators used to enhance the network security posture. Contribute to a team of information security professionals working with threat data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation activities across multiple Northrop Grumman organizations. Ensures technical security improvements are effective and maintained within configuration management structures. Ensures technology employed by the Security Monitoring Team compliments operational processes. On occasion, provide extended shift coverage with minimal travel required. The incumbent will regularly monitor various information security related web sites (SANS Internet Storm Center, etc.) and mailing lists (BugTraq, etc.) to stay up to date on current network threats, attack methodologies and trends. Analyze the potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to relevant business units. Monitor the Northrop Grumman Global Network to find anomalous or malicious activity using various analytical methods and Security Event and Incident Monitoring (SEIM) tools in a high paced operational environment.

Basic Qualifications:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD) from an accredited institution.

Be majoring in or having majored in Engineering (Computer etc), Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Cyber Security.

Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher

Requires knowledge of, and skill in applying, advanced CNO analysis concepts, principles, practices, laws, regulations, methods and techniques.

Advanced knowledge of and skills to use advanced analytic techniques, scripts, intrusion set data, and forensic data for the analysis of CNO threats.

Able to defend, explain, and brief technical analytic problems and solutions to senior decision makers in a time sensitive environment.

Ability to work in a team environment ability to taking initiative to understand and master new operating systems, security applications and open source tools.

Knowledge with Windows and Linux operating systems and common applications, working knowledge of and experience in detecting malicious code.

Knowledge of information systems security concepts and technologies; network architecture and tools; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; intrusion tools; and open source alternatives .

Network Security GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Microsoft Certified Security Engineer (MCSE)

Certificate programs in relevant areas

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