Cyber Intelligence Analyst

Northrop Grumman

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work – and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services (ES) is seeking a Cyber Intelligence Analyst to join our World Class Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC). The Cyber Intelligence Analyst serves as a major contributor in the areas of Intrusion Detection and Prevention and serves as key component to our Network Threat detection activities in support of the corporation. The qualified applicant will become part of the CSOCs Security Monitoring Team within the Northrop Grumman CSOC.

This is a 2nd shift role.

Job Duties:

Respond to computer security incidents in compliance with Information Security Policies and Industry Best Practices. Coordinate the efforts of and provide timely updates to multiple sectors and business units during incident response. Additionally, the candidate will provide security related recommendations to the team as threat events unfold.

Perform basic network security analysis in support of Intrusion detection operations including the development and enrichment of indicators used to enhance the network security posture.

Contribute to a team of information security professionals analyzing threat data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation activities across multiple Northrop Grumman organizations.

Ensures technical security improvements are effective and maintained within configuration management structures.

Ensures technology employed by the Security Monitoring Team compliments operational processes.

On occasion, provide extended shift coverage with minimal travel required.

The incumbent will regularly monitor various information security related web sites (SANS Internet Storm Center, Krebs on Scty etc.) and mailing lists to stay up to date on current network threats, attack methodologies and trends.

Analyze the potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to relevant business units.

Monitor the Northrop Grumman US Network to find anomalous or malicious activity using various analytical methods and Security Event and Incident Monitoring (SEIM) tools in a high paced operational environment.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Information/Network Security, Cyber Security or related field with 2 years of related work experience; OR equivalent experience in lieu of degree.

Coursework and previous experience directly related to Cyber Operations environment

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work in a team environment ability to taking initiative to understand and master new operating systems, security applications and open source tools.

Knowledge with Windows and Linux operating systems and common applications, working knowledge of and experience in detecting malicious code.

Knowledge of information systems security concepts and technologies; network architecture and tools; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; intrusion tools; and open source alternatives.

Salary Range: $77,100 USD – $115,700 USD

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 .

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.