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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a qualified Sr Principal Cyber Security Engineer for an established Situational Awareness and Mission Readiness (SAMR) program that provides secure DoD communications around the world. The position may require travel to Mobility Air Force (MAF) sites both CONUS and OCONUS. The position is located in Orlando, FL.
This position requires experience with Information Assurance or Cybersecurity implementations based on DoD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI), or Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes, policies and guidelines. This position also requires knowledge and experience using systems engineering methodologies and techniques. The candidate must be able to prepare technical documents, support ongoing authorization inputs, develop procedures/processes/policies, and work in a fast changing dynamic environment with minimal direction. The role is responsible for Information Systems Security Officer/Cybersecurity Engineering duties as assigned. Experience with effective program execution and missions assurance is an important skill for successful candidates for this position.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
FLOMSTR Basic Qualifications:
Education/Experience: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD./ Degree must be from an accredited university/ an additional 4 years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement
Experience with all phases of the RMF process.
Demonstrated experience with eMASS as well as how this tool facilitates the RMF authorization process.
Experience validating security assessments and reviews
Experience with DoD Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities, security processes, and documentation/reporting using DIACAP, NIST, CNSSI, or National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) guidance as required.
Experience submitting ongoing authorization inputs and artifacts to support authorization authority's ongoing authorization decisions to operate and test decisions.
Possess an active appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570.01-M for an Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level II Position (CASP+ CE, CISSP, GSLC, CAP, CISM)
Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship is required with an active DoD Secret security clearance and the ability to maintain the clearance Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree or higher in a Science, Engineering, Technology or Mathematics (STEM) field from an accredited university
Familiarity/knowledge of both Windows and UNIX or Linux based platforms.
Familiarity/knowledge of basic TCP/IP and Ethernet networking methodologies and implementation.
Familiarity/knowledge of network boundary protection methodologies and implementation.
Familiarity/knowledge of physical security methodologies and implementation.
Experience writing AGILE business processes, utilizing concepts from AGILE
Familiarity with documenting the security posture of a system and reporting on security controls assigned to the system.
Knowledge of fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices.
Knowledge of work products resulting from guidance in the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) and Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI 1253).
Knowledge of work products resulting from the application of the RMF to the DoD (DoDi 8500.01 Cybersecurity).
Knowledge of work products resulting from the application of NIST 800-171 (Controlled Unclassified Information).
Knowledge of current security tool operations (Splunk, ACAS, HBSS, SCAP, STIG Viewer, etc.)
Possess an active appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570.01-M for an Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level IIl Position
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