Cybersecurity Computer Support TechnicianLinthicum, MD

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Information Systems Security Techs, We Want You!

Cyber assets everywhere are under siege from a wide spectrum of threats. Almost daily, these threats grow in sophistication, breadth and speed.

Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career.

At Northrop Grumman, we take a holistic approach to cybersecurity, looking at the whole cyber landscape of people, processes and technology and the whole security realm of offense, defense, and exploitation. Thought leadership demands nothing less.

If you are an expert with classified computers within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community computing environments, Northrop Grumman Corporation has fantastic opportunities for your career growth.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking two (2) Cybersecurity Support Technicians to assist the Information System Security Team with classified cybersecurity .

Positions will be located in Linthicum, MD or Annapolis Junction, MD.

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Perform hardware/software inventory actions of all assigned accountable classified assets.

  • Perform actions associated with introduction and release of hardware into/out of the restricted spaces.

  • May assist in administrative actions to maintain a configuration management baseline, to include processing entrance / exit forms, assisting with the execution of a configuration control board, and other tasks associated with maintaining a hardware and software baseline.

  • Perform system auditing using various security auditing tools according to published procedures. Record, maintain, and update records in the continuous monitoring system; assist the Information System Security Officer/Manager with analysis of anomalies, and work with System Administrators to resolve problems and issues.

  • Perform file transfers across various security domains in accordance with published Assured File Transfer procedures.

  • Support the continuous monitoring of information systems by performing administrative tasks related to the testing of technical controls applied to the system. This may include administrative tests of security controls, collecting and reporting test results, and monitoring corrective actions until all actions are closed.

  • Maintain accurate internal records.

  • Use written, oral, and organizational skills to communicate in a professional workplace with peers, supervisors, and program leadership effectively.

Note: Due to the classified nature of the work being performed, this position does not offer any virtual or telecommute working options. Applicants are encouraged to apply, only if they are willing to work on-site.


Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet these knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • MUST have a current DOD TS/SCI with Polygraph level security clearance (at a minimum) , to include a closed investigation date completed within the last 6 years

  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office

  • Must have the ability to obtain a DoD 8570 IAM level I (or higher) security certification (examples: Security+ CE) within 6 months start date

  • High School diploma and 3 years of IT/Cyber related experience; OR an Associates degree and 1 years of IT/Cyber related experience; OR a Bachelor's degree and 0 year of IT/Cyber related experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Current DoD 8570 IAM Level 1 (ex., Security+) certification.

  • Associates degree and 2 years of experience with IT and Cyber related hardware in a classified environment


Salary Range: $46,400 - $77,300

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.

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