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Northrop Grumman Principal Cyber Info. Assurance Analyst in Elkton, Maryland

Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career.

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. Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. 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 audits. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM,DAAPM), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities. Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports. Document the results of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the System Security Plans (SSP) and manage and submit the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).

Perform Continuous Monitoring (CONMON) activities throughout the lifecycle of the system. Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have an Active Secret Security Clearance (Last investigation within the five years).

  • Must have 3 years of experience with a Master's Degree; OR 5 years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree; OR 7 years of experience with an Associate's Degree; OR 9 years of experience with a High School Diploma/GED.

  • Current DoD 8570 IAM II or IAM III security certification (Examples: CAP, CASP+, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC) OR the ability to obtain within 6 months of the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • RMF & JSIG knowledge/experience

  • Knowledge of ACAS, NESSUS, SPLUNK, SCAP, POA&Ms, NIST, DIACAP, NISPOM, system audits, vulnerability scanning, and DSS and/or JSIG system security package development are highly desirable.

  • NIST 800-53 knowledge/experience.

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.

Job Category : Information Technology

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