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Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10070495

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's 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 nation's 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, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. 

We are looking for you to join our team as a Cyber Systems Engineer based out of San Diego, CA. As a Cyber Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Compliance verification of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Service security alerts and bulletins, and DISA/DoD standards.
  • Perform system and security scans (ACAS, SCAP, Anti-Virus), prepare reporting, and provide assistance for security initiatives.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining documentation, processes, and procedures.
  • Review and support security information and event management.
  • Support third party security assessment activities to include COTS and GOTS software.
  • Oversee and manage the Cyber Security practices of program support systems

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Information Systems, Systems Engineering or other STEM degree with a minimum of 2 years experience; OR 0 years experience with a Masters (MS) degree in STEM; an additional 4 years of relevant experience/education can be considered in lieu of a Bachelors Degree
  • Systems engineering experience with an IA background
  • DoD Risk Management Framework experience
  • At least one IAT Level II 8570 Baseline Certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP).
  • Candidate should have great interpersonal skills and be willing to work on a team project
  • CLEARANCE: Must be a US Citizen and must have or be able to obtain a Full Secret clearance before you start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8500-series and 8510.01 policy directives, approaches to cyber security, knowledge of security procedures, IATO and ATO requirements
  • CSSP Analyst 8570 Baseline Certification, (CEH,CFFR, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or SCYBER) OR IAT Level III 8570 Baseline Certification (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, or GCIH).
  • RMF (documentation) and Risk Management Framework experience
  • 2-5 years experience with communication systems and able to work in a quick reaction program environment
  • Experience with Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN); BACN Intra-flight Data Link Subsystems
  • Experience with programming languages (c/c++, c#, java, python, or html5)

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Salary Range: $93,500 USD - $140,300 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.