Engineer Info Assurance 3

Cybersecurity Engineer applies system security engineering principles to provide realistic solutions designed to enhance the security posture. Identify threats and develop appropriate protection measures, review system changes for security implications and recommend improvements, research and draft Cybersecurity white papers, and provide top tier support to the Cybersecurity operations staff for resolving complex Cybersecurity issues. Develop and maintain a system-level Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).

Successful candidate will be able to evaluate different network and enclave configurations with respect to the D0DI 8510.01 and NIST 800-53 Security Controls and formulate effective Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes & accreditation packages.

Write RMF-based policies and procedures, and develop sound Cybersecurity processes to include implementation. Successful candidate will be accountable for quality work products. Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, prepare coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation.

Job responsibilities may include the following:

  • Develop sound Cybersecurity processes to include implementation of RMF-based policies and procedures.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Execute vulnerability assessments; ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pretest 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.
  • Conduct technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
  • Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or related field and 5 years of experience
  • US citizenship required
  • Active Secret security clearance with the ability to gain a Top Secret clearance required.
  • Candidate must hold an active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAT Level II Technical Level Certification/s

(Security ).

  • Ability to support up to 25% travel within the United States to customer or other NGC facilities.

Preferred Qualifications for a Band 3:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance
  • Candidate must hold an active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAT Level III Technical Level Certification/s

(CISSP).

  • Working knowledge of Linux Red Hat and Microsoft operating systems.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of boundary protection devices, including firewalls and IPS devices.
  • Understanding of project schedule & planning basics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance
  • Candidate must hold an active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAT Level III Technical Level Certification/s

(CISSP).

  • Working knowledge of Linux Red Hat and Microsoft operating systems.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of boundary protection devices, including firewalls and IPS devices.
  • Understanding of project schedule & planning basics.

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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