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Northrop Grumman Associate Cyber Information 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, JSIG etc), 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


  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pretest

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



Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 0 years of experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 0 years of experience; OR an Associate's degree with 2 years of experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of experience is required

  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAM level 1 security certification (example: Security+ CE); OR must be able to obtain and maintain one within 6 months of start date

  • Must be willing to work flexible/non-standard work hours as well as weekends

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance with an original adjudication, or a period reinvestigation, completed within the last 6 years in order to be considered

  • Must be able to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Cyber Security, a current Security+ CE, and 1 year of ISSO experience with RMF in a classified environment

  • Knowledge of ACAS, NESSUS, SPLUNK, SCAP, NIST 800-53rev4, system audits using an SIEM, vulnerability scanning, and DSS and/or JSIG system security package development are highly desirable

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SAP access is preferred

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Job Category : Information Technology