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Cyber Intelligence Analyst

Northrop Grumman | Annapolis Junction MD 20701 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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The future is bright in Annapolis Junction, MD!!

Join the Northrop Grumman team as we provide legendary program support to advanced, secure and agile software-defined systems and solutions. We help our customers preserve freedom and advance human discovery around the world.

The DC Metro is home to many of the most recognized IT and Cyber programs at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services (ES) is seeking a Cyber Intelligence Analyst with Software Development specialties to join our World Class Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) in Annapolis Junction, MD. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and S/W development specialist serves as a major contributor in the areas of Intrusion Detection and Prevention and serves as key component to our Network Threat detection activities in support of the corporation. The qualified applicant will become part of the CSOC's Security Monitoring Team within the Northrop Grumman CSOC.

Respond to computer security incidents in compliance with Information Security Policies and Industry Best Practices. Coordinate the efforts of and provide timely updates to multiple sectors and business units during incident response. Additionally, the candidate will provide security related recommendations to the team as threat events unfold and evolve. Perform basic to advanced network security analysis in support of defensive cyber operations including the development and enrichment of indicators used to enhance the network security posture. Contribute to a team of information security professionals analyzing threat data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation activities across multiple Northrop Grumman organizations. Ensures technical security improvements are effective and maintained within configuration management structures. Ensures technology employed by the Cyber Monitoring and Network Defense team compliments operational processes. On occasion, provide extended shift coverage with minimal travel required. The candidate will regularly monitor and respond to various cyber security related web sites (SANS, Krebs, Dark Reading, etc.) and mailing lists to stay up to date on current network threats, attack methodologies and trends. Analyze the potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to relevant business units. Monitor the Northrop Grumman US Network to find anomalous or malicious activity using various analytical methods and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools in a high paced operational environment. As a SOC analyst, the candidate analyzes network security events by correlating data from various sources to determine the impact on business operations. Leverages knowledge of cyber-attack techniques and cyber incident response to develop and maintain effective analytical procedures in an ever changing cyber environment. As a software engineer, applies working knowledge of the SOC analysts' challenges to design, develop, document, test and debug applications, utility programs, scripts, and technology integrations that enhance the SOC's capabilities.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Information/Network Security, Cyber Security or related field with 5 years of related work experience; OR equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
  • Coursework and previous experience directly related to large scale Defensive Cyber Operations and cyber systems engineering or development
  • Knowledge of information systems security concepts and technologies; network architecture and tools; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; intrusion tools; and open source alternatives.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Technical certificate within the cyber field (Sec+, Net+, CCNA - Cyber Ops, GCIH, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team environment ability to taking initiative to understand and master new operating systems, security applications and open source tools.
  • Knowledge with Windows and Linux operating systems and common applications, working knowledge of and experience in detecting malicious code.
  • Knowledge with Python, Java and other languages
  • Knowledge of large scale cloud migrations and emerging cloud threats
  • Working knowledge of app development
  • Acute attention to detail for code reviews and process development/improvement
  • Agile development methodology

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 Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701, United States
Categories Computer Software
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