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(On-Site) Cyber Systems Engineer / Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10039666

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

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 in Azusa, CA is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer (Level 2 or Level 3) to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be fully reporting on-site to our campus in Azusa.

What you will get to do:

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.

You will also have immediate impacts on:

  • Supports the development and updates to the Program Protection Plans (PPPs) in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5200.39, DoDI 5000.02, and AFPAM 63-113, for programs in the portfolio.
  • Review and update the Anti-Tamper Plans (ATP) in accordance with DoDI 5200.39, DoDI 5000.02, and AFPAM 63-113.
  • Review and update the Technology Assessment and Control Plan (TA/CP) in accordance with DoDI 5200.39, DoDI 5000.02, and AFPAM 63-113.
  • Evaluate acquisition documents for compliance with Critical Program Information (CPI) and Critical Components (CCs) protection requirements in accordance with the PPP and provide a detailed written assessment.
  • Support supplier change proposals e.g. Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Task Change Proposals (TCPs), Configuration Change Proposals (CCPs), waivers and deviations, and provide security assessments in accordance with the applicable system contract, acquisition plan, SCG, and the PPP.
  • Evaluate internal, public, foreign, classified, and unclassified requests for information (average of 25 per month) in accordance with the SCG and PPP.
  • Attend the program office System Security Working Group (SSWG) meetings in accordance with the applicable Charters
  • Conduct Criticality Analysis (CAs) to determine the Critical Functions and Critical Components (CCs) of mission systems and develop/identify risk mitigations
  • Additional P2 responsibilities include requirement development, Software assurance, and RMF ATO

Basic Qualifications: (Level 2)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field & 2 years of related technical experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field
  • Ability to obtain & maintain a DoD secret security clearance or higher
  • Ability to obtain a CISSP within 6 months of hire

Basic Qualifications: (Level 3 Principal)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field & 5 years of related technical experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 3 years of related technical experience
  • Ability to obtain & maintain a DoD secret security clearance or higher
  • Ability to obtain a CISSP within 6 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s within cyber or related systems field
  • 5+ years of cyber systems experience
  • Current & active DoD security clearance
  • Current CISSP

Salary Range: $90,600 USD - $136,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $111,600 USD - $167,400 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

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.

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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.