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Northrop Grumman is looking for highly skilled, dedicated and motivated cleared professionals to join our team in supporting the Department of State (DOS) Consular Affairs Enterprise Infrastructure Operations (CAEIO) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to provide 24x7x365 IT Operations and Maintenance to networks, applications, and databases supporting CA services globally.
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems. Determines systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security. Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves program support deficiencies. Develops and recommends corrective actions. May provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers
Supports the implementation, configuration, and administration of the Security Event and Event Management (SIEM) processes and tools in the Consular Affairs environment. Required to support the development, engineering, configuration, implementation, and/or management of security solutions for addressing specific threats, vulnerabilities, or exposures in the environment requested by the Government.
Collects information from public sources as well as interagency intelligence and Department of State sources outside of CA. Search across logs on different applications and systems in different time periods based on specific criteria. Identifies common attributes and linking events together into meaningful bundles to identify threats to CAs environment as well as identifying incidents of compromise which may not have been detected by other sources. Coordinates the investigation of incidents from all sources as well as supporting investigation, remediation, and recovery activities; as required. Responds to reports provided by other bureaus and other Government agencies on vulnerabilities and threats. Conducts testing to verify that security solutions intended to mitigate findings in the environment function as intended. Employs long-term storage of historical data to facilitate correlation of data over time and to provide the retention necessary for compliance requirements.
Document the security controls using the DOS processes and templates, document and maintain security diagrams, plans, documentation, procedures, policies, logs, , and reports. Provide support as required for conducting security tests to validate that required security controls are properly implemented, operate as intended, and produce the desired outcome.
Cooperate with DOS audits, reviews, evaluations, tests, and assessments of contractor systems, processes, and facilities
Coordinate with external stakeholders within and outside of DOS in order to coordinate security strategies, initiatives, and incident response/recovery as needed