Northrop Grumman Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst 4 in Redondo Beach, California

Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst 4

Requisition ID: 18003760

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Information Sys Security Analyst to join the Information Systems Security (ISS) team in the Los Angeles South Bay area (Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo). The candidate will be supporting both the ELS and Palmdale NGC facilities on a regular basis. The ISS team consists of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs) and Information Systems Security Managers (ISSMs), Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs), and Information Systems Security Auditors (ISSAs). The selected candidate will perform one or more of these roles. The ISS organization has overall responsibility for providing security oversight to all Northrop Grumman classified systems under their respective purview.

This position will 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.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish 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 Risk Management Framework (RMF), through the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, JSIG, ICD 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 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 Assessment and Authorization 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of experience or 13 years of relevant experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree or 7 years of relevant experience with a master's degree.

  • Active Top Secret security clearance. (Last investigation within the last 6 years)

  • Current IAM DoD level 3 (CISM, GSLC and CISSP or CISSP Associate).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of relevant experience or 7 years of relevant experience with master's degree with a current IAM DoD Level certification (CISM, GSLC, CISSP or CISSP Associate).

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.

Title: Cyber Information Systems Security Analyst 4

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18003760