US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Top Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
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The Cyber Information Systems Security team is seeking a second level (Level 2) **Cyber Information Systems Security Manager** to lead a team of Information Systems Security Professionals in **Northridge, CA.**
This Information Systems Security Manager will supervise a team of Cyber Information Systems Security professionals. The team performs assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment, or enclave, and will identify where those systems and/or networks deviate from the acceptable configuration, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations, such as compliance audits, as well as active evaluations like vulnerability assessments. This position will help the employees establish strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Including:
+ Support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits.
+ Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., DAAPM, JSIG, ICDs), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
+ Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
+ Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
+ Document the results of Assessments and Accreditation activities, technical or coordination activity and prepare the Body of Evidence (BoE) and including updating the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) as required.
+ Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.
+ Ensure the management/coordination with classified programs on the design, testing, and implementing of state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, database products, firewalls, and network architectures to meet government classified Cyber Information Assurance compliance requirements.
+ Ensure environments remain compliant and all associated systems/networks achieve and maintain formal accreditation authorizations from government agencies.
Establish an inclusive culture within a diverse environment, and will be responsible for the following:
+ Perform as the Manager and supervise a team of Cyber Information Systems Security (CISS) Information System Security Officers (ISSO)
+ Foster an environment for individual development, teamwork, effective performance management, open communication, financial management, and utilization
+ Establishment of a strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining formal Assessment & Authorization of systems
+ Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e. DAAPM, JSIG, ICD-503). This may include project management.
+ Ensure the team follows Northrop Grumman and the Cyber ISS organizations policies and procedures, making sure that all information is accurate and complete in support of those policies and procedures
+ Support the formal Security Assessment process required by the company or government customer
+ Effectively communicate with program management teams, the Enterprise Services Program Management Office Team, the Information Technology Organization, and Industrial Security
+ Assist in the interview and selection process of new employees
_If you are ready to solve complex problems in a dynamic environment, apply today!_
+ Master’s degree with 7 years of Information Systems Security experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 9 years Information Systems Security experience is required
+ Must have work experience in the one (or more) of the following areas: Department of Defense Special Access Programs (DoD SAP), and / or Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs
+ Must have a current DoD 8570 IAM Level III security certification (examples: CISM, GSLC, CCISO, CISSP); OR must have the ability to obtain the certification within 6 months of start
+ Candidates must have a current DOD **Top Secret** level security clearance, to include a closed investigation date that was completed within the last 6 years, in order to be considered
+ Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment
+ The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, or similar STEM related discipline, to include 8 years of ISSO/ISSM experience with RMF
+ Prior leadership, or management, experience is highly desirable
+ Diverse classified information systems security / information assurance background
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Prior experience communicating with customer and program leadership
+ Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance, with prior SAP/SAR access, is highly desirable
Salary Range: $130,500.00 - $195,700.00
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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