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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Cyber Info Systems Security Analyst in San Diego, California

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.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join our Rancho Bernardo Campus in San Diego, CA . You will be working closely with the entire security team within the risk management framework (RMF) to obtain authorization for, and maintain, Information Systems. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.

As part of the Security Team, you are responsible for implementing, operating, and monitoring security requirements both technical and administrative on classified systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating, submitting and maintaining authorization and accreditation packages for classified information systems.

  • Serve as the principal advisor to management, your team and your co-workers for all security topics regarding the information systems in your area of responsibility.

  • Interface and coordinate Security efforts with Industrial Security, IT, Program Management and Operations in an exciting, cutting edge environment.

  • Develop, implement, maintain and monitor systems to safeguard information systems & data from external and internal threats.

  • Work closely with government, customer and company peers to test and review information systems to ensure the highest levels of security for systems and information you protect.

  • Ensure your team is provided with continuous education opportunities to acquire and maintain industry leading certifications.

  • Oversee the Cyber Security education and awareness of your colleagues to ensure an engaged workforce that will be the eyes and ears you need to maintain a world class security organization.

The successful candidate will establish an inclusive culture within a diverse environment. You will need to be available for occasional after hours assistance. Limited travel within the continental United States may be required.

If you are ready to solve complex problems in a dynamic environment, apply today!





Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD with 4 years of experience; OR 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/GED with 13 years of experience is required

  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAM level III security certification (examples: CISM, GSLC, or CISSP)

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret level security clearance with an original adjudication date, or a periodic reinvestigation, completed within the last 6 years in order to be considered

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Cyber Security, a current CISSP, and 8 years of ISSM/ISSO experience executing RMF assessments in a DCSA and/or SAP PSO cognizant classified environment

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

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SAP/SAR access

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 most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology