Cybersecurity AnalystAurora, CO

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Aurora, CO.

The selected applicant will have experience with Cybersecurity implementations based on DoD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI), and Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes, policies and guidelines. Candidates should be comfortable working in an Agile Development Environment employing agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science with 2 years of relevant experience OR Master's Degree with 0 years of relevant experience.

  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered

  • Active CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT/IAM II certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Windows, AWS , Linux OS

  • Familiarity with audit reduction tools ( e.g., SIEM, Splunk Enterprise)

  • Familiarity with NIST SP 800-53 controls and associated family of documents

  • Familiarity with DISA STIGS, DISA Benchmarks, STIG Viewer, and SCAP Compliance Checker

  • Familiarity with Agile/scrum and related tools ( e.g., Jira)

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements ( e.g., IASD, DAAPM, JSIG, etc.) and related risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk)

  • Ability to integrate information security requirements into the acquisition process using applicable baseline security controls as one of the sources for security requirements

  • Ability to use vulnerability scanning tools ( e.g., Tenable Security Center, Nessus Scanner, Qualys, Rapid7, etc.) to identify , assess, and manage vulnerabilities

Salary Range: $83,300 - $124,900

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 conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.