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Northrop Grumman Associate Cyber Info. Assurance Analyst in Melbourne, Florida

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, DAAPM), 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a t least an Active Interim Secret clearance (last investigation within the last 6 years)

  • 0 years of relevant experience with Bachelors or 4 years' of relevant experience without a Bachelor's degree. 0 years of relevant experience with Masters.

  • Must be able to obtain IAM DoD level 1 Security certification(CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) within 6 months of the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: Security hardening and Windows or Linux system security configuration.

  • 1 year of related experience with a Bachelor's degree and an IAM DoD Level 1 Cyber Security Professional Certification (e.g. Security+)

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Job Category : Information Technology