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Northrop Grumman Manager, Cyber Information Assurance 3 in Dulles, Virginia

As a leader with Northrop Grumman, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Cyber Information Systems Security team is seeking a Senior-level Cyber Information Systems Security Manager to lead a large team, approximately 70 and growing, of Information Systems Security Professionals, mostly exempt employees but may include non-exempt employees, in a complex and dynamic environment. This position will be based in Dulles, VA. The team is located in various locations across the United States.

The team performs the information systems security statement of work for classified programs and their systems and networks. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments. Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining assessment and authorization of systems. Responsibilities include oversight and/or 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.

This position manages the Information Systems Security team and statement of work for a region and supports Space Systems Sector. Ensures the management/coordination with classified programs on the design, testing, and implementing of state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, database products, firewalls, and network architectures to meet government classified information system compliance requirements. The role will ensure compliance and achieve and maintain formal authorizations from government agencies.

The successful candidate will establish an inclusive culture within a diverse environment, and will be responsible for the following:

  • Effective team management to include fostering individual development, performance management, open communication, financial management, and utilization

  • Ensure strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining formal Assessment & Authorization of systems

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e. DAAPM, JSIG, ICD-503). This may include project management.

  • Ensure the team follows Northrop Grumman and the Cyber ISS organizational policies and procedures

  • Mentor on the importance of accurate and complete information in support of those policies and procedures

  • Support the formal Security Assessment process required by the company or government customer

  • Regular and routine communication with key stakeholders including, program management teams, the Enterprise Services Program Management Office, the Information Technology Organization, Industrial Security, and end customers

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 10 years of Information Systems Security experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 12 years Information Systems Security experience is required

  • Must have diverse work experience in the following areas: National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Department of Defense Special Access Programs (DoD SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs

  • Must hold a current DOD 8570 IAM Level III security certification (Examples: CISM, GSLC, CISSP)

  • Prior experience in a leadership or management role is required.

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (at a minimum) in order to be considered

  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain SAP and SCI accesses as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, to include 10 years of ISSO/ISSM experience

  • Diverse classified information systems security background

  • Excellent communication skill

  • Prior experience communicating with both Program and Division senior leadership

  • Prior experience with ICD-503

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with SAP/SAR access highly desirable

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.

Job Category : Information Technology