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Sr. Principal Cybersecurity with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making historyThis position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become availableCandidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.
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 policyThis is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessmentsEstablishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systemsIncludes 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 auditsAssist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6-3), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activitiesPerform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguardsSupport 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 reportsDocument 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&MPeriodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closedSr Principal Cybersecurity Analyst Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Computer science, Engineering, or related field and a minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience
* Must be a U.SCitizen and eligible to acquire a current TS/SCI clearance with Poly
* Experience reviewing technical security assessments of computing environments that identify points of vulnerability or non-compliance
* Experience implementing the Risk Management Framework Process (RMF) and ability to support and document certification and accreditation artifacts
* Must have experience supporting the A&A process for system accreditationPreferred Qualifications:
* U.SCitizen with an Active TS/SCI with Poly--- CISSP, CASP, or other information technology security related certifications--- Experience using Rapid 7 or Tenable Nessus applications
* Background in Technical Writing or Instructional Systems Design would be helpful
* Privileged/Power-user level of knowledge is strongly suggested in at least one of the following: Microsoft Windows, Enterprise Linux variants, and Cloud computing infrastructure like AWS or Microsoft Azure Principal Cybersecurity Analyst Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Computer science, Engineering, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
* Must be a U.SCitizen and eligible to acquire a current TS/SCI clearance with Poly
* Experience reviewing technical security assessments of computing environments that identify points of vulnerability or non-compliance
* Experience implementing the Risk Management Framework Process (RMF) and ability to support and document certification and accreditation artifacts
* Must have experience supporting the A&A process for system accreditationPreferred Qualifications:
* U.SCitizen with an Active TS/SCI with Poly--- CISSP, CASP, or other information technology security related certifications--- Experience using Rapid 7 or Tenable Nessus applications
* Background in Technical Writing or Instructional Systems Design would be helpful
* Privileged/Power-user level of knowledge is strongly suggested in at least one of the following: Microsoft Windows, Enterprise Linux variants, and Cloud computing infrastructure like AWS or Microsoft AzureSalary Range: $107,300 - $160,900
Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600 The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.SCitizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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