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Principal Cyber Info Assurance Analyst Developer (19-198)

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Reference #: 19029264

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology thatpreserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventivespirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancementsin our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, tostealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate withdevelopments from launching the first commercial flight to space, todiscovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not onlypart of history, they're making history.


TheEngineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries ofinnovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in varioussciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovativetechnologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product linesacross 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 joinour team as a Cybersecurity Developer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.


What You'll get to Do:


TheCybersecurity Developer candidate will perform the following tasks:


  • The development and testing of patches to fix vulnerabilities inWindows and RHEL. Candidate will be expected to concentrate on setting andapplying GPOs and STIG configurations.

  • Installation and configuration of Linux and Windows from the OS upto the application level.

  • Documentation and verification of all installation andconfiguration steps for the labs and fielded systems.

  • Develop test plans/procedures for software integration and unittest.

  • Work with software developers and/or vendors as needed to helpdiagnose and identify the root cause of problems found during systemintegration.

  • Submit problem reports for errors found and coordinate dailyintegration activities with other team members.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance

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

  • DoDI 8570 certification (GSEC, Security , SCNP, SSCP) or higher requiredto start.

  • Experience scripting, installing, and testing patches on Windowsand Linux platforms is required.

  • Experience with Information Assurance policies and procedures toapply Cybersecurity configurations such as Group Policy Objects (GPOs) andSTIGs to an existing system is required.  

  • Excellent technical document preparation and verbal communicationskills are required.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • User experience with VMWare systems administration and configuringvirtual machines is a plus.

  • Experience with writing, debugging and maintaining Python scriptsis preferred.

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technicalapproaches and findings.

  • Proven interaction in an Agile team environment.


What We Can Offer You:


NorthropGrumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment thatencourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and ourcompany. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control tochoose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.  Your benefits will include the following:


Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements  


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the bestemployees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees arereceptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughestcustomer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technicallysophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men ofNorthrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe ourcompany as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstratethese Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice createslong-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and thecommunities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest ofethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting theenvironment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community andin the world. 

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.