Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Computer System Security Analyst+ in Woodlawn, Maryland
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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Computer System Security Analyst to support the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn, MD.
Description of work:
Responsible for cross training others on NIST and RMF.
Perform risk analysis within a team for supporting customer requirements.
Assess information systems for compliance with the NIST RMF and the associated security controls.
Review current security assessment and authorization processes and provide recommendations for improvement.
Conduct Security Impact Analysis as per NIST 800-128 guidance.
Support the Risk Management Branch by implementing appropriate methods to evaluate risk levels associated with improperly implemented security controls, characterizing aggregate levels of risk to include recommendations to fix, mitigate, or accept the risk.
Conduct system security categorizations, security control assessments, risk assessments, and provide recommendations to enhance the security posture of the information system.
Draft agency specific security control assessment (SCA) guidance, procedures, and templates to allow thorough and accurate control assessments, risk analysis, and final documentation in the Security Assessment Report (SAR).
Analyze Interconnection Security Agreements for compliance to NIST 800-47.
Develop Security Risk Assessment Reports (SRA, RAR).
Provide support by providing guidance on control requirements and agency implementation.
Bachelor's degree and 9 years of experience, OR Master's degree and 7 years of experience, OR 13 years of experience in lieu of a degree
Must have minimum 4 years' experience in cybersecurity documentation and system authorization artifacts (System Security Plan, lifecycle documentation, continuous monitoring plan, Security Assessment Plan, Security Assessment Report, Risk Assessment, etc.)
Minimum of 3 years' experience and working knowledge of one or more of the following:
NIST SP 800-53 Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
NIST SP 800-37 Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems
NIST SP 800-30 Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments
NIST SP 800-39 Managing Information Security Risk
Minimum of 2 years' experience reviewing, analyzing, and documenting the secure implementation of logical controls, physical controls, environmental controls, personnel security and incident handling
Prior experience supporting the Federal Government
Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Prior experience supporting the Social Security Administration-understanding of SSA business processes supporting IT programs, networks, and/or cybersecurity programs
CompTia Security+ CISSP certification
Has critical thinking/analytical skills, creativity, a proven drive for quality, and excellent technical oral and written communication skills
The ability to work independently to determine and develop a risk assessment approach to proposed new agency solutions, only needing review upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
The ability to interpret and provide consulting on the development of security guidance, and serve as a RMF SME at key stakeholder meetings
Has strong organizational skills and an ability to stay focused while managing multiple tasks concurrently
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Job Category : Information Technology
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