Staff Systems Security Architect Engineer-19020493

Location: Bellevue
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

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 work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.


Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems is seeking a Staff System Security Architect Engineer to work closely with Programs, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Administration and other organizations to ensure our products and development environments are resistant to threats, and compliant to government Program Protection requirements. This position will be located in Bellevue, NE.
The successful candidate will be a highly organized self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of management under minimal supervision. The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and team skills with demonstrated ability to successfully lead project teams. The successful candidate will be accountable for quality work products, have superior written and oral skills.
The System Security Architect Engineer responsibilities are as follows:
Engages with programs from concept and design through implementation, test and deployment of cost effective secure resilient and supportable military systems
Develops the Platforms Security Architecture and Works with customer stakeholders, NGC System Engineers and Suppliers in the generation of program protection specification requirements.
Mentors and guides the other cyber or system security engineering team members in the development of secure and resilient systems.
Assesses and evaluates the developing architecture for security risks and generates mitigation plans
Identifies and tracks the artifacts necessary to prove compliance of our Program Protection Requirements
Supports the customer and provides the artifacts to receive Authority To Operate (ATOs) and Letter of Concurrence (LOC)






Basic Qualifications: 


 Bachelors Degree in a STEM discipline (Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field) with 14+ years of relevant experience OR Master's Degree in a discipline with 12+ years of relevant experience.   An additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
 Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain TS
 Experience in the management and maintenance of systems required to satisfy the Certification and Accreditation requirements under the NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53, DCID 6/3, and the CNSS 1253
 Experience with compliance verification of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Service security alerts and bulletins, and DISA/DoD standards, SCAP tools, ACAS, Firewalls, intrusion detection, connotation testing
 Willingness to obtain and maintain Active DoD 8570 IAT Level III Technical Certification/s (CISSP) or IA SAE Level III (CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP)


Preferred Qualifications: 


 Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other STEM discipline
 Active DoD Top Secret/SSBI security clearance
 Experience going through a full Systems Engineering V (requirements through verification) on at least one medium to large size development program.
 Knowledge and experience with Multi-level Security/Cross Domain systems and operations
 Knowledge and experience with special requirements such as Program Protection, Anti-Tamper, Red/Black Separation 
 Proposal development to include Basis of Estimate (BOE) creation
 Experience with architecting systems for secure deployment to cloud infrastructure
 Active DoD 8570 IAT Level III Technical Certification/s (CISSP) or IA SAE Level III (CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP)


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: 19020493

  Reasons to apply:

  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.
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