Sr Principal Cyber Sys Engr-19019316

Location: Annapolis Junction
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Polygraph
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Candidate will provide enterprise system engineering and system troubleshooting. As such, candidate will be responsible for the coordination and documentation of internal and external system interfaces. Candidate will be responsible for coordinating meetings, documenting requirements/system design decisions and providing significant contribution to the system engineering efforts within the VS program. Additionally, candidate will be required to support the analysis and troubleshooting of end-to-end operational system problems and coordinate the associated engineering to correct the problem. Candidate will develop and track tasks, schedules, activities and issues across multiple projects, providing strategic support and the identification of solutions for strategic issues. Provide technical assistance in the documented form of high level drawings, plans, and ICDs.



Basic Qualifications:

Education Requirement: Bachelors Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelors degree.

Security Clearance: Must have an active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
12+ years experience in systems engineering
Experience writing requirements and coordinating/negotiating the design and implementation of those requirements with all stakeholders
Experience with the collaboration of multiple organizations across the agency, including working with various products within NTOC and the Technology Directorate
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as self-starter
Working knowledge of Cyber activities to include networks and the associated technologies including routers, firewalls and cross-domain solutions
Experience supporting an operational environment to include management of customer and mission needs and balancing those needs with software deployments
Experience with Agile software methodology: Jira, MS Project, and Confluence
Familiarity with Service Oriented Architectures (e.g., XML, REST)
Working knowledge of Internet protocols: TCP, UDP, SMTP, HTTP, GRE, etc.
Working knowledge of near real-time messaging and data distribution/messaging architectures (e.g., JMS)
Working knowledge of data modeling/tagging, target/entity management and Cyber taxonomies
Working knowledge of information security and architecture. (e.g., PKI, auditing)
2+ years experience in the SIGINT mission
2+ years experience in the network defensive mission

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience giving briefings
Working knowledge of the major data repositories
Working knowledge of the various VS systems
Experience with the various dataflows related to the VS systems
Experience with the support of operational systems, including managing customer and developer relationships
Familiarity with NTOC, Agency and community knowledge sharing and dissemination processes, workflows and policies
Familiarity with NSA specific security components (CASPort Authorization services, JBlocks)
Familiarity with Enterprise and Community and Header initiatives to include specification and application in Agency systems

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.

Job ID: 19019316

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Polygraph Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position