Principal Classified Cybersecurity Analyst Bellevue, NE

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.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking a Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE. Colorado supporting the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program (GBSD). Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • 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.

  • Establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining certification and accreditation of systems; this includes 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 audits.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., JSIG, DAAPM) and make recommendations on process tailoring, and participate in and document process activities.

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.

  • Document the results of Assessment and Authorization 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.

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • Associate's degree with 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, or Master's degree with 3 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • DoD Secret security clearance is required on Day 1; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

  • The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Special Access Programs (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining SAP/SAR will be a condition of continued employment.

  • Current DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (Examples: CAP, CISSP) is required on Day 1, and maintaining the required certification will be a condition of continued employment.

  • Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a collaborative team environment within schedules and timelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Information Systems Security Officer/Manager experience.

  • Current DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (Examples: CISSP, GSLC, CISM).

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux Red Hat operating system.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of auditing, vulnerability scanning/remediation, SIEMs, DISA STIGs, configuration/change control, and implementation of Risk Management Framework.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation.

Salary Range: $90,400 - $135,600

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 .

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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