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C2BMC Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst (19-056)

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 4/26/2019
Job Reference #: 19008599

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.
 
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.
 
We are seeking highly qualified candidates for a Cyber Analyst. The successful candidate will have the:
Ability to assist in the evaluation of effectiveness, suitability, survivability and interoperability of systems, relating to cybersecurity and provide key feedback to improve the cybersecurity posture of C2BMC systems
Ability to advise C2BMC Command Center (CCC) leadership to support the planning and execution of T&E events
Examine and analyze Cybersecurity architecture, engineering, functionality and interoperability of C2BMC systems
Must be able to collaborate with system engineers to ensure Cybersecurity is implemented early in the designing, planning, execution, analysis, and reporting of MDA Test and Evaluation events
Conduct internal and external systems security assessments and testing utilizing vulnerability scanning tools and penetration testing tools to identify security vulnerabilities in the system architecture
Analyze security findings/weaknesses and work with system engineers to develop a plan of action and milestones to remediate the findings and revalidate applied fixes
Ability to research and develop solutions to emerging cyber threats
Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner
Knowledge of cybersecurity, network attack, computer network defense and exploitation concepts, practices, and tools for the administration of all DoD computer systems
 
The Cyber Analyst will provide Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) planning, execution, and follow-on support for the C2BMC element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Researches, develops, and recommends appropriate cybersecurity countermeasures for networks, systems, and/or applications to support mission assurance across defined key cyber terrain. The Cyber Analyst will apply broad DCO technical, operational, and policy expertise in the development of defensive maturity concepts and identifies capability needs that support a robust Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover (PDRR) methodology for C2BMC. Additionally, this individual will provide comprehensive expertise in defensive cyberspace operations, research and analysis, as well as capability development with focus on addressing emerging threats.
 
The position is located at Schriever AFB and is primarily Mon - Fri, however after hour and weekend support may be required to meet operational mission requirements.
 
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Qualifications

What Qualifications You'll Bring:
Bachelor's degree in a Cyber, Engineer, or related discipline with 5 or more years of experience or 9 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
Active Top Secret clearance to start
Current DoDI 8570 IAT Level II certification (CCNA-Security, CySA GICSP, GSEC, Security CE, SSCP).
Must also meet certification requirements of DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst (CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CYSA , GCIA, GCIH, GCISP, SCYBER)

Preferred Qualifications:

CISSP certification
Previous experience and sound knowledge of C2BMC System or Missile Defense
Experience within Department of Defense cyber mission forces and/or cyber protection teams, or incident response / CERT teams
Python, PHP, Perl, or PowerShell scripting experience
Knowledge and proficiency in technical writing

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.