Cyber Info Sys Security Analyst 2/3

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Information Sys Security Anlyst 2/3 to join the Information Systems Security (ISS) team in Bethpage, NY. The ISS team consists of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs) and Information Systems Security Managers (ISSMs), Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs), and Information Systems Security Auditors (ISAs). The selected candidate will perform one or more of these roles. The ISS organization has overall responsibility for providing security oversight to all Northrop Grumman classified systems under their respective purview.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement Risk Management Framework (RMF), through the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, JSIG, ICD etc.), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • 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, self-inspections and "table-top" testing.
  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining assessment and authorization 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.
  • Perform analyses and tests to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
  • Document the results of Assessment and Authorization 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.

This requisition may be filledat a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

ESCSOBasic Qualifications for a level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience or master's degree with 0 years of experience.
  • Active DoD 8570 IAM I Certification: Security or higher.
  • Final Secret clearance is required to start.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience or master's degree with 3 years of experience.
  • Active DoD 8570 IAM I Certification: Security or higher.
  • Final Secret clearance is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or master's degree with a technical emphasis (e.g. Information Systems, Cyber Security, Information Technology)
  • Experience with system hardening requirements, scanning, and compliance validation tools (e.g. SCAP, STIGs, HBSS, ACAS).
  • Experience working with MS Windows and Linux operating systems in a secure, networked environment.
  • Familiarity with RMF practices across multiple customer bases (JSIG, DSS/DAAPM, and ICD).
  • Active Top Secret clearance & SSBI within 5 years of Periodic Investigation.

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.


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