Deputy Computer Network Defense Manager

Northrop Grumman Corporation

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Location

United States-Virginia-Quantico Yes Relocation assistance may be available SCI

Shift

1st Shift

Travel

Yes, 25 % of the Time

Description

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects?  If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.  It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

 

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success. Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work.  All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Position Description

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Senior Cyber Security Manager to serve as the DSS Deputy Computer Network Defense (CND) Manager. This position is located in Quantico, VA. The Deputy Computer Network Defense (CND) protects information and information systems across network enclaves by providing quality assessment of security controls and advising the Authorizing Official in terms of Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, with consideration to Authentication and Non-Repudiation. Ensures operational decisions align with DSS goals and objectives while meeting DoD information security requirements, ensuring that information and IT network resources are fully protected. The successful candidate must have strong RMF, IAM, and systems integration experience with a data center element; Experience with DSS or the DoD Security Community is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Support develop and implementation of information security standards and procedures in accordance with IT Security best practices.

• Provide tactical information security advice and examines the ramification of architectural changes and introducing new technologies.

• Ensure the analysis of network traffic to identify malicious and unauthorized activity and respond to intrusion incidents; and audit network security controls while managing vulnerabilities.

• Implement, configure, operate, and maintain network defense systems.

• Implement approaches that reduce computer network defense lifecycles and progress toward more automated capabilities.

• Develop, update, and maintain a rigorous Lifecycle Management Plan (LCMP) for all task area equipment, software, and hardware in coordination with Asset Management.

• Develop and implement information security standards and procedures in accordance with IT Security best practices.

• Provide tactical information security advice and examines the ramification of architectural changes and introducing new technologies.

• Ensure the analysis of network traffic to identify malicious and unauthorized activity and respond to intrusion incidents and audit network security controls while managing vulnerabilities.

• Implement, configure, operate, and maintain network defense systems.

• Implement approaches that reduce computer network defense lifecycles and progress toward more automated capabilities.

• Develop, update, and maintain a rigorous Lifecycle Management Plan (LCMP) for all task area equipment, software, and hardware in coordination with Asset Management.

• Ensure support to ongoing computer network defense events on the DSS Enterprise Network by identifying incidents and making recommendations to protect the DSS Enterprise Network.

• Ensure DSS Security Operations Center (SOC) performs continuous monitoring of security systems and report situational awareness to the affected DSS stakeholders.

• Ensure development and maintenance SOPs for the Security Operations Center (SOC) and Incident Management (IM)

• Lead the transition of the Security Operations Center and Incident Management (SOC/IM) to 24x7x365 coverage.  Manage the SOC/IM 24x7x365 schedule

     o Manage all tasks within the Security Operations Center (SOC),

     o Manage all tasks within the Incident Management (IM)

 

 

DSSEITS

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

• Must possess a Bachelor's degree. Note: Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.

• At least three years of experience managing an incident response team in a DoD environment.

• 5-8 years of experience managing cyber security systems at an enterprise level.

• Minimum of five years’ of experience (at least one year of relevant experience in the past three years) as a technician using DoD enterprise cyber tools, such as, ACAS, HBSS, SIEM, Firewalls, and NAC.

• IAT-I, II or III IA Baseline Certification (SEC+, CISSP preferred)

• CND Incident Responder IA Baseline Certification Incident Responder: (CEH, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA)

• CE/OS Certificate

• Must possess an active/current TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience supporting Defensive Cyber Operations at the DoD Joint level such as USCYBERCOM and NSA/Central Security Service (CSS).

• Experience working for the National Mission Force, USCYBERCOM or Service Cyber Protection Team (CPT).

• Experience as an expert technician using any of the following CND tools: SIEM, IDS, PowerShell, Kali Linux, Burp Suite, Metasploit, and meterpreter.

• Experience as an expert in any of the following CND tactics and techniques: malware analysis, network exploitation, packet analysis, snort signature development, red team and hunt team.

 


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.

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