Sr. Principal Cyber Intelligence AnalystAnnapolis Junction, MD

Requisition ID: R10140566

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

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.

In today’s conflicts, a new battlefield is arising – one where traditional IT systems aren’t the only ones targeted. At Northrop Grumman, we create unrivaled, full-spectrum cyber solutions to actively combat these threats. Our offensive and defensive capabilities act as powerful deterrents, while built-in resiliency hardens systems so that when attacked, they’re protected. That’s why we’re a leader in end-to-end Cyber for the modern world. We’re seeking a Senior Principal Cyber Intelligence Analyst who wants to join our team at our Annapolis Junction, MD location. Roles and responsibilities may include:

  • Conduct all-source research on cyber threat actors and intrusion sets (e.g., APTs); evaluate technical and Intelligence reporting for cyber threat activities of interest.

  • Provide written assessments on specific nation states' use of cyber operations, to include their objectives, approach, capacity, and aligned actors; Provide technical assessments of cyber threat actor use of cyber vulnerabilities, exploits, payloads, access infrastructures, and mission platforms.

  • Support Cyber Threat Framework Profiles for specified Cyber Threat Actors using a variety of cyber threat intelligence sources, to include commercial cyber threat intelligence services, government reporting, and classified resources.

  • Analyze classified reporting to identify current and emerging threat trends and work with intelligence community partners to produce and offer classified threat intelligence products and briefings to internal and external partners and stakeholders.

  • Support informational and analytic products designed to increase situational awareness and advanced warning of current and emerging cyber threats and risks; Report on underlying patterns of behavior by conducting detailed analysis of incidents, threats and risks and associated impacts and consequences, vulnerabilities, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP), and other malicious and non-malicious indicators.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have, at a minimum, a Master's Degree with 7 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 9 years of experience OR an Associate's Degree with 11 years of experience OR a high school diploma with 13 years of experience.

  • Must have 3 years of cyber threat analysis experience.

  • Must have a current Cybersecurity Certification meeting the DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 Requirement (i.e., Security+ and/or GSEC certs, etc.).

  • Must have experience and knowledge of performing all-source intelligence analysis of threat nations, organizations, and forces.

  • Must be able to obtain a for Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and (7) seven years of professional experience.

  • Current Cybersecurity Certification meeting the DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 Requirement (i.e., GCIH and/or CISSP).

  • Knowledge and Experience with DIA's Validated Online Lifecycle Threat (VOLT) reports and associated Cyber Threat Assessment Modules published to the Defense Intelligence Threat Library (DTIL).

  • Knowledge of USG/DoD Cyber Threat Frameworks, to include the NSA/CSS Technical Cyber Threat Framework v2 (NTCTFv2) and the MITRE ATT&CK (Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge) framework.

  • Familiarity with Threat Intelligence Platforms and Threat Information Sharing standards (e.g., Malware Information Sharing Platform - MISP, Collaborative Research into Threats - CRITS)

  • Knowledge of the technical composition and characteristics of the five DoD Network Classes (general purpose networks, control systems, commercial mobile systems, digital telephony/telepresence networks, and battlefield systems).

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.

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Salary Range: $114,100 - $171,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.