Prncipal Cyber Info Assur Anlyst in Colorado Springs, CO

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago


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.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Cybersecurity Analyst based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

The Cybersecurity Analyst candidate will perform the following tasks:

Expected to communicate and work closely with process and system owners, information technology management, Cyber peers, Program Office technical/management staff and other C2BMC Functional Areas to ensure the relevance of architecture and system designs in implementing program requirements.

The majority of the A&A work will include technical documentation, working authorization packages in eMASS, assessing Cybersecurity vulnerabilities, engineering responses for system POA&Ms, conducting risk analysis for Risk Acceptance Requests (RARs) and providing Cybersecurity support for C2BMC program and Customer meetings.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 1 Years with PhD or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

  • DoD 8570 certification (GSEC, Security+, SCNP, SSCP) or higher.

  • The position requires a working knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) technologies, NIST standards, DoDI 8500.2 and SP 800-53.

  • Must have experience in the Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: requirements, design, development, implementation and deployment.

  • Effective interpersonal skills are required with a demonstrated ability to support complex organizational relationships.

  • Excellent technical document preparation and verbal communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent hands on Assessment & Authorization (A&A) experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages.

  • Strong working knowledge of IA concepts such as patch management, multi-factor authentication, host-based security, intrusion detection, security event management and defense-in-depth is required.

  • Experience with RMF controls, Risk assessment, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAMs), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) and compliance reporting for mission systems.

  • Preferred recent experience creating and updating A&A packages with the eMASS tool.

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Proven interaction in an Agile team environment.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12