Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst

$82,400 USD - $123,600 USD

Full Time

    Job Description

    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.

    Information Systems Security Professionals, We Want You!

    Cyber assets everywhere are under siege from a wide spectrum of threats. Almost daily, these threats grow in sophistication, breadth and speed.

    At Northrop Grumman, we take a holistic approach to cyber security, looking at the whole cyber landscape of people, processes and technology and the whole security realm of offense, defense, and exploitation. Thought leadership demands nothing less.

    Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services' Cyber Information Systems Security team is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).

    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 an advisor to the ISSM, 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.
    • Participate in 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:
    • Master's degree with 0 years of experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience; OR an Associates degree with 4 years of experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED with 6 years of experience is required
    • Current DoD 8570 IAM level 1 (or higher) security certification (example: Cloud+, CND, Security+ CE); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date
    • Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret level security clearance (at a minimum), to include SCI level access eligibility based on a closed investigation date completed within the last 6 years OR must be enrolled in the DOD Continuous Evaluation Program (CEP), in order to be considered
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors' degree in Cyber Security, a current IAM level II certification (CAP or CASP preferred), and at least 2 year of ISSO experience executing RMF assessments in a DCSA cognizant classified environment and SAP environments
    • Knowledge of RMF, ACAS, NESSUS, SPLUNK, SCAP, POA&Ms, NIST, DIACAP, NISPOM, system audits, vulnerability scanning, and DCSA security package development are highly desirable
    • Current SCI is preferred
    Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD

    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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

    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.