Northrop Grumman SWDC MDST Cyber Info Assurance Anlyst 2 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to assist a Northrop Grumman Information System Security Officer (ISSO) with managing the security of Missile Defense Space Warning Tool (MDST) networks and systems. This is an outstanding opportunity for an entry levelCybersecurity Info Assurance Analyst to learn the ins and outs of the ISSO role and to provide valuable contributions towards safeguarding the MDST. The position will be located at Schriever Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs, CO.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Assist with executing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and obtaining/maintaining Authority to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) packages.

  • Develop and maintaining CND policies and procedures

  • Identify, document, report and correct system vulnerabilities

  • Capture and report meaningful cyber metrics

  • Manage cyber incident response


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret or higher Clearance

  • 2+ years of experience with IT networks, systems and associated cyber controls

  • 2+ yearsof cybersecurity applicable experience with a Bachelor's degree in a Technology, IT or related field;0 years of experience with a Master's degree, or6 years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM Level I Approved Baseline Certification or equivalent (CAP, GSLC, Security+ CE)

  • Ability to evaluate system and network configurations for compliance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and RMF Security Controls.

  • Familiarity with the NIST Risk Management Framework

  • Demonstrated performance of accountability against deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

  • Strong writing skills to produce the coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation

  • Ability to create and work within schedules and timelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM II Certification (CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC)

  • One or more of the following certifications: GCIA, CEH, GCIH, SCYBER, SSCP, CSIH, GCFA

  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux Operating Systems

  • Experience in the configuration and/or operation of ACAS or HBSS

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

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