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Sr Princ Cyber Security Officer (ISSM)

Northrop Grumman | Beavercreek OH 45324 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/06/2019

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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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) is looking for you to join our team as an Information Systems Security Officer based out of Dayton, OH.

What You'll get to Do:

This position is will work with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to interpret requirements, develop procedures, and monitor practices to ensure company and government requirements are appropriately implemented.

May function as a liaison between the organization and customers and other company and external organizations. Investigates, analyzes, and resolves moderately complex questions and problems.

Assist with implementation and maintenance of information assurance oversight, policy, and procedure development, and related functions in compliance with RMF (JSIG), NISPOM (DAAPM), and other government and / or company regulatory requirements.

As part of the Security Team, the position is responsible for implementing, operating, and monitoring security requirements both technical and administrative on classified systems.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing and maintaining A&A packages for classified information systems.
  • Preparing and analyzing test results for development into a POA&M.
  • Providing information security support and technical security guidance in all phases of the system life cycle.
  • Conduct weekly systems audits of both automated and manual audit logs.
  • Performing software patch installation, antivirus updates, and conducting security self-reviews.
  • Ensuring configuration management (CM) for security-relevant software, hardware, and firmware is maintained and documented.
  • Perform evaluation and obtain DAA authorization for new software, hardware, and firmware before implementation on the system.
  • Identifying security vulnerabilities and providing guidance on mitigating risks
  • Initiating protective or corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.
  • Ensuring that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored.
  • Representing IA in security, project, and technical exchange meetings
  • Perform system administration and network administration functions
  • Ensuring that all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before being granted access to systems.
  • Must be available for occasional after hours assistance.
  • Limited travel within the continental United States may be required.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of industrial/cybersecurity security experience OR- an additional 4 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • In-scope Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and pass DoDM 5205.07-V2/DCID/JAFAN 6/4 eligibility.

  • Minimum of 10 years of C&A/A&A experience directly related to, or a combination of, either the RMF/JSIG, NISPOM, DCID 6/3 and JFAN 6/3 accreditation processes

  • 4 years of system administration/desktop support experience

  • A working knowledge of COMSEC equipment to include handling keying material and troubleshooting encryption devices.

  • Ability to conduct validation testing using automated assessment tools.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Possession of DoD 8140 (DoD 8570) compliant certification (Security+, GSEC, CISSP, etc) and completion of appropriate USG-sponsored (DOD, DNI, etc.) ISSO/ISSM training courses.

  • Knowledge of RMF (JSIG) and NISPOM Chapter 8 practices.

  • Experience in the use of Windows Operating Systems, in physical and virtual environments.

  • Specialized knowledge in areas such as security training and awareness, computer forensic investigations, systems security administration, data recovery and network security control, design and implementation, as well as facility and physical security requirements.

What We Can Offer You:

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.Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
        • Training and Development






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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Location Beavercreek, OH, 45324, United States
Categories Computer Software

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