Sr. Principal CybersecurityFairfax, VA

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.

This 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 available. Candidates 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 policy. 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 supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. 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., NISPOM, 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. Support 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 reports. 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.

Sr 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.S. Citizen 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 accreditation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen 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.S. Citizen 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 accreditation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen 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

Salary 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 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.