Cyber Security Analyst 4

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's ITSS4 WPR2 providing support to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management division's Cyber Security Support staff performing Cyber Security Engineering for DOJ.

Roles and Responsibilities
Provide support for facilitating and identifying current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security measures on Federal Government IT Systems.
Coordinate with CSS Policy Analyst for support, including DOJ system configuration norms and status of POA&Ms.
Assist the components with decisions that affect security of their systems and networks.
Conduct assessments of information systems security requirements, evaluate current security posture and recommend priorities for remediation.
Review information system infrastructure and application architecture to assess security requirements
Develop and conduct System Test and Evaluations (ST&Es) and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&Vs) of the security profiles of Federal Government IT Systems
Design, engineer, configure and administer Splunk content
Assist in the proper operation and performance of Splunk, Loggers and connectors
Integrate data feeds (logs) into Splunk. Perform Content Development to properly identify data feeding SIEM's and correlation of events. Develop filters to assist in the identification of significant events
Provide recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk products in the customer environment
Write and develop custom scripts, programs as needed
Provide strategic support of Splunk integration and deployment, configuration and maintenance
Will coordinate with SOC/JSOC and assist with advanced issue resolution across the enterprise

Basic Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 10 years experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
10 years' experience providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization's information security. Providing support for facilitating and identifying current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of fire-wall and other related security issues on LANs/WANs.
10 years' experience working in several of the following areas is required: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software firewalls and their implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology. Includes operators at the Security Operations Center (SOC) using tools such as Splunk, ProofPoint, FireEye, Fidelis.
3 years' experience working with software packages: Splunk, network traffic analysis (PCAP) and monitoring security tools (ProofPoint, FireEye, Fidelis)
Must understand, interpret and develop content for SIEM products to meet internal and external customer requirements
Active Top Secret Clearance/SCI

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Bachelors in Science in Information Technology or Cyber Security
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - maintained and current
Experience with DISA STIG configuration requirements
Experience with Department of Justice information systems.
Experience with the use of the DOJ CSAM application.
Security Tool experience (e.g. Splunk, FoundStone, Nessus/Tenable, DBProtect, AppDetective, Tivoli/BigFix, Sharepoint, Guardium, WebInspect).

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