Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst 1

Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation...Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst to join the Cyber Information Assurance Security team in Rolling Meadows. The Cyber Security organization has overall responsibility for providing information security oversight to all Northrop Grumman classified systems under their respective purview.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.
  • Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation 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.
  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, ICD 503), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • Perform analyses 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 Certification and Accreditation 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.
  • Review weekly information systems security audits.
  • Security configuration management.
  • Security account administration.
  • Evaluate system security plan documentation.
  • Continuous security monitoring.



Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree with0 years of experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with0 years of experience; OR an Associates degree (or other2 year technical degree/diploma)with2 years of experience; ORa High School Diploma/GED with4 years of experience is required
  • Current DoD 8570 IAMlevel 1 security certification (examples: CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE); OR theability to obtain and maintain onewithin 6 months of start date is needed
  • Candidates must have a currentDOD Secret level security clearance to be considered

Preferred Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with 1 year of Information Systems Security experience and a current IAM DoD level 1 security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE)
  • Experience with RMF in aDSS environment ispreferred
  • Venerability assessments,auditing, system hardening, security controls, validation/verification would be helpful
  • NESSUS, ACAS, SCAP, SPLUNK, or other tools experience desirable
  • Top Secret clearance would be preferred

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