Northrop Grumman Cyber Info Assurance Analyst 4 (TS Required) in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively seeking an experienced Cyber Info Assurance Analyst to fill a role that requires a broad array of knowledge and skills working with team members to support a Cyber Security program embedded with the customer located on Redstone Arsenal, AL.

We're looking for a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment.

In this position you will:

  • Experience with implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF) within the Intelligence Community (IC).

  • 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.

  • Establish 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, 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.

  • Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the System Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M.

  • Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

Individual must have a solid understanding of the Department of Defense accreditation process and be able to operate in those environment

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required and must have a Department of Defense Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in last 24 months

  • Education/Experience: Nine (9) Years of experience with Bachelors in Science; Seven (7) Years with Masters; Four (4) Years with PhD / Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of college degree

  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within three (3) months of starting (GSEC, GICSP, SCCP, Security+ CE or CCNA-Security) (reference: http://iase.disa.mil/iawip/Pages/iabaseline.aspx for list of qualified certifications)

  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host Based Security System (HBSS), SolarWinds Log & Event manager (LEM)

  • Experience with network security controls such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion management solutions, network access control, and related solutions

  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems and applications

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Demonstrated success working individually or as part of a team requiring little supervision

  • When required, have the ability to work outside of normal working hours and weekends as needed to support the customer's needs

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level III

  • Functional experience working with military service-level Security Accreditation Authorities (SCA) and Designated Approval Authorities

  • Vulnerability assessment experience

  • Recent military experience or familiarity with DOD

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.