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Cyber Systems Engineer/Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10052882

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Aurora, CO, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

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.

 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team 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. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer/Principal Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team in Aurora, CO.

The responsibilities for this role include:

- Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

- Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. - Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

- Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

A successful candidate will have:

- Experience in adapting commercial security tools/technologies to classified customer needs

- Experience with Risk Management Framework accreditation functions, including documentation, scanning, assessment, POAM management, through all steps of the RMF

- Experience with Continuous Monitoring to comply with RMF

- Experience with cybersecurity, information security and information assurance roles

- Experience installing and configuring security tools, such as SEIM, SOAR, and vulnerability and compliance scanners, in order to meet security and mission requirements

- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple levels of classified systems and data

- Be proficient with engineering technical solutions to security challenges in systems and software
 

This requisition may be filled at a higher job grade based on the qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled as either a Cyber Systems Engineer or a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for a Cyber Systems Eng:

- Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience; 0 years with a Masters. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

- Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

- Must possess an IAT Level II (DoD 8570) certification

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Systems Eng:

- Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience; 3 years with a Masters; 0 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

- Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

- Must possess an IAT Level II (DoD 8570) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline

- Active TS/SCI clearance


Salary Range: $86,600 USD - $129,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $106,500 USD - $159,700 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.