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Northrop Grumman Cyber Information Assurance Analyst - Principal in Tampa, Florida

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively seeking an experienced Cyber Information 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 based in Tampa, FL.

Our team is always looking for highly motivated individuals with impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative dynamic team environment. This provides an environment to grow your expertise and sharpen your skills & knowledge. The primary team is located in Tampa, Florida with distributed team members embedded directly with the customer.

Job Responsibilities:

In this position you will:

  • Implement Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidance within Intelligence Community (IC) environments.

  • Perform assessments of systems and networks, identify where those systems and networks deviate from policy, and document your findings.

  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks to support obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, and collaborate with stakeholders to reach secure outcomes.

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

  • Document the results of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities, prepare System Security Plans (SSP), 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 environments.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 with PhD / NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

  • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months

  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting

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

  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host Based Security System (HBSS), Splunk, and other enterprise security defense and forensic tools

  • Working knowledge of network security controls such as routers, switches, firewalls, network access controls, and related solutions

  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems and applications

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