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Northrop Grumman Senior Firewall Analyst in Woodlawn, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce, we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

You have an opportunity to join Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management program that focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients. Additionally, Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Senior Firewall Analyst. This position is located in Woodlawn, MD.

Description of Work:

  • Provide technical analysis in network security planning, engineering, and design.

  • Service as the enterprise expert in cross-functional discipline of enterprise network and cyber security infrastructure.

  • Provide analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to network security problems.

  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and cyber security hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, and Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention devices.

  • Coordinate third-party maintenance for network and cyber security equipment. Troubleshoot problems with department users and department network administrators.

  • Validate enterprise-level network security design, newly released equipment software and operating system for vulnerabilities and deficiencies.

  • Provide specifications and detail schematics for unified network architecture of the enterprise.

  • Provide daily monitoring/detection of potential performance/throughput issue and develop risk mitigation solutions.

  • Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to Government customer and Northrop Grumman management.

  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.

  • Design, test, and implement state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database products, including design of high-level dashboards, using data feeds from different network tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant cyber security experience, or Master's Degree and 7 years of relevant cyber security experience, or PhD with 4 years of relevant cyber security experience, or 13 years of relevant cyber security experience in lieu of degree.

  • Possess once active (expert-level) firewall certification: Juniper (JNCIE-SEC or JNCDS-SEC) , Palo Alto (PCNSE), or Checkpoint (CCSE).

  • 6 years of experience performing security functions on network devices, appliances, and security tools.

  • 7 years of experience in demonstrates the skill and ability to translate security mandates and guidelines such as NIST 800-series into operational functions.

  • 6 years of experience with whitelisting and blacklisting using network security tools and devices.

  • Possess US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) status.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience with Forescout and FireEye cyber security tools.

  • 2 years of experience with Skybox tool.

  • Possess CyberArk and access management experience.

  • Possess knowledge of Tenable/Nessus, Sourcefire, Stealthwatch, and DbProtect.

  • Prior experience supporting the Social Security Administration or similar government agencies.

  • Knowledge of business processes supporting IT programs, networks, and/or cybersecurity programs.

  • Knowledge of technologies, networking principles, data flows, workflows, and IT reporting.

  • Knowledge of network security tools.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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