Sr Principal Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Senior level Information System Security Officer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Work includes system design, development, delivery, and maintenance in a number of mission-critical domains, including analytics development, information sharing, data transformation and dataflow, malware analysis, and knowledge management.
Duties of the ISSE include Responsible for maintaining and enforcing all Information Security policies, standards, and guidelines; Manages the full spectrum of Information Security processes for the program, as outlined in DCID 6/3, NISCAP, and NSAM 130-1


Basic Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
Twelve (12) years of information assurance experience, including evaluating, testing, certifying and accrediting of classified and sensitive but unclassified information systems as well as Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) and Government Off The Shelf (GOTS) products;
Experience with analysis and evaluation of both hardware and software in support of Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense, and other Federal Sector Government Agencies
At least one (1) year of direct experience with an intelligence community or signals intelligence activity

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or similar degree, or equivalent documented combination of training and experience (4 years). Additional education/experience substitutions: Two (2) years for an Associates; Six (6) years for a Masters; Nine (9) years for a PhD

Security Clearance: Must have active TS/SCI w/Poly Clearance.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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