Requisition ID: R10087382
Category: Information Technology
Location: Melbourne, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
In the position of the Information Systems Security Professional (ISSM/ISSO) you will perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations or policy. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NIST, NISPOM, JSIG, DAAPM, DCID 6-3) and participate in and document process activities. Periodically conduct a complete review of each system’s audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed. Will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for a system. You will be working closely with the entire security team within the risk management framework (RMF) to obtain authorization for, and maintain, Information Systems. The ISSO assists the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in meeting their duties and responsibilities. Responsibilities of the ISSO 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.
Creating, submitting, and maintaining authorization and accreditation packages for classified information systems.
Serve as an advisor to the ISSM, management, your team and your co-workers for all security topics regarding the information systems in your area of responsibility.
Interface and coordinate Security efforts with Industrial Security, IT, Program Management and Operations in an exciting, cutting-edge environment.
Develop, implement, maintain, and monitor systems to safeguard information systems & data from external and internal threats.
Work closely with government, customer, and company peers to test and review information systems to ensure the highest levels of security for systems and information you protect.
Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NIST, NISPOM, JSIG, DAAPM, DCID 6-3), 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.
Participate in the Cyber Security education and awareness of your colleagues to ensure an engaged workforce that will be the eyes and ears you need to maintain a world class security organization.
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.
The successful candidate will establish an inclusive culture within a diverse environment. Travel within the continental United States will be required.
Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of experience; Master’s degree with 7 years of experience; OR a; OR 4 years with a PhD
Must have a DoD 8570 IAM level III, security certification (examples: CISSP, CISM, Etc.)
Candidates must have a current DoD Secret level security clearance, to include a closed investigation date completed within the last 5 years OR must be enrolled in the DOD Continuous Evaluation Program (CEP), in order to be considered
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment
Demonstrated expertise in networking, and complex architectures to include cross domain solutions.
Demonstrated experience with JSIG/NIST 800-53 policies, WAN auditing reviews IAW JSIG requirements, & writing entire RMF Bodies of Evidence to obtain and maintain ATO for classified systems.
The ideal candidate will have experience with getting Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) authorized for DoD programs.
Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, a CISSP or CISM, and 9 years of experience with Certification and Accreditation of classified systems and Risk Management Framework
Knowledge of ACAS/NESSUS, SPLUNK, SCAP, POA&Ms, NIST, system audits, vulnerability scanning, and JSIG system security package development are highly desirable
Efficient, proactive, responsive team player with excellent written and oral communication skills; able to interface effectively with all levels of corporate management and government customers
Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities and time sensitive deliverables. Hands on, self-starting, disciplined and detail-oriented individual with ability to work independently in a high-volume environment
Top Secret clearance with SAP or SCI access is preferred
Salary Range: $112,000 USD – $168,000 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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