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Info Assur Security Analyst

Northridge, CA
Information Technology

Job Description

Job ID: SS20182202-44080

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.



This position is for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support the Northridge, CA facility.  With minimal supervision, provide oversight, policy, and procedure development, and related functions in compliance with RMF (JSIG), DCID 6/3, JAFAN 6/3, NISPOM, and ICD 503.  As part of the Security Team, the position is responsible for operating, managing, and implementing security requirements both technical and administrative on classified systems. It shall also include COMSEC duties.

Developing and maintaining C&A packages for classified information systems.
Preparing and analyzing test results for development into a POA&M.
Providing information security support and technical security guidance in all phases of the system life cycle.
Performing software patch installation, antivirus updates, and conducting security self-reviews.
Ensuring configuration management (CM) for security-relevant software, hardware, and firmware is maintained and documented.
Perform evaluation and obtain DAA authorization for new software, hardware, and firmware use before implementation on the system.
Identifying security vulnerabilities and providing guidance on mitigating risks
Initiating, with the approval of the ISSM, protective or corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.
Ensuring that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored.
Representing IA in security, project, and technical exchange meetings
Perform system administration tasks to include desktop support, and network administration functions
Ensuring that all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before creating new user accounts.
Must be available for occasional after hours assistance.  Limited travel within the continental United States may be required.



Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.  Combination of related industrial security experience will be considered.  
Requires U.S. Citizenship and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance and pass DCID/JAFAN 6/4 eligibility.
Possession of Security+ required, and completion of appropriate USG-sponsored (DOD, DNI, etc.) ISSO/ISSM training courses desired. CISSP preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of C&A experience directly related to the NISPOM, DCID 6/3 and JFAN 6/3 accreditation processes and 3 years in system administration/desktop support.
Knowledge of RMF (JSIG) and ICD 503 practices desired.
A working knowledge of COMSEC equipment to include handling keying material and troubleshooting encryption devices.
May require successful completion of a government administered polygraph test.
Lifting (max 40 lbs.) occasionally required. 

Must be able to manipulate hand tools.
Must have the ability to conduct validation testing using automated assessment tools.  
Must possess excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.  
Experience in the use of both Linux and Windows Operating systems, in physical and virtual environments.
Technical knowledge of computer and network hardware and software systems.
Specialized knowledge in areas such as security training and awareness, computer forensic investigations, systems security administration, data recovery and network security control, design and implementation, as well as facility and physical security requirements.



EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology, Security
Group: Defense