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Industrial Security Analyst

Northrop Grumman | Hopkinton MA 01748 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/14/2020

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as an ISSM/FSO based out of Hopkinton, MA. We are a small agile site performing classified work in support of the military. As a member of the Hopkinton team you will participate in enabling classified programs to provide cutting edge capability and technology to the warfighter.


  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems (SSPs, CMP, RMP, CTP, etc.)
  • Perform technical security controls assessments and baseline validations to identify vulnerabilities and control deficiencies as part of continuous monitoring program
  • Information assurance sustainment activities (hardware/software change management, account management, auditing, media protection, user interface, file transfers, etc.)
  • System self-inspections, audit log reviews, secure baselines, and continuous monitoring
  • Interfacing with internal and external customers, program managers, IT staff, etc.
  • Prepare and conduct initial and annual general/privileged IA training and awareness
  • Conduct various actions related to cyber incident response, investigation, and resolution
  • Development, maintenance, and execution of effective, well-written, and customer compliant IA policies and procedures for various customer bases
  • Develop, implement, and administer Security Awareness and Refresher Training and OPSEC program in accordance with DoD 5220.22-M.
  • Prepare, review, and submit DD254s working with program managers. Manage subcontracts to ensure security compliance with government regulations/requirements.
  • Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying corrective and preventive action to be taken. Maintains personnel security database, conducts inquires for security incidents and ensures compliance with Government and company reporting regulations/requirements.
  • Prepares security plans outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for screening, granting personnel and visitors access to restricted areas, information and materials.

The ideal candidate possesses strong written and verbal communications skills, technical knowledge, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to creatively find solutions to complex challenges, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Travel is minimal, approximately 10% to 15% within the continental US.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience, or a Master's degree with 1+ years of relevant work experience. Note: an additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active, in scope Secret security clearance
  • Experience with NISPOM
  • Ability to obtain COMP TIA Security + within 6 months of start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current COMP TIA Security +
  • Understanding and familiarity of DD-254 Implementation Requirements.
  • Familiarization with issuing and overseeing contracts for facility security
  • Demonstrated positive working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite software including Outlook, Word, Excel and Access
  • Proficient with NISS, JPAS, EPSQ/e-Qip and SIMs.
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision

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.

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Location Hopkinton, MA, 01748, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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