Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst 1

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Computer Systems Security Analyst (CSSA) to join the Information Systems Security (ISS) team in the Los Angeles South Bay area (Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo). 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 (ISSAs). 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.

The selected candidate will be responsible to ensure information system compliance with government and corporate security policies and procedures. Knowledge of ICD 503 and NIST SP 800-53 is required. The selected candidate will verify information systems meet applicable security controls as part of the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Risk Management Framework (RMF) process. Responsibilities include preparing security plans and related documentation, verifying the configuration of information systems, supporting formal security testing and preparation, working with auditors and system administrators on security requirements, media handling, file transfers, incident reporting, computer and network contaminations, hardware registration and tracking, audit log review and analysis, software research, and conducting briefings. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to communicate effectively to internal and external customers. Knowledge of Nessus, Xacta, and other security tools is a plus.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review weekly information systems security audits.
  • Security configuration management.
  • Security account administration.
  • Evaluate system security plan documentation.
  • Continuous security monitoring.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with 0 years of experience or 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of bachelor's degree.
  • Active Top Secret SCI security clearance. (Last investigation within the last 6 years)
  • Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or able to obtain within 6 months of start date.
  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a Special Access Programs (SAP/SAR) level clearance as a condition of continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with 1 year of experience with an IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE).
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP CE, or CISSP).
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (GSLC, CISM, or CISSP).
  • Experience performing Information Systems Security duties.

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