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Cyber Security Manager

Requisition ID: R10043995

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • 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.

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.

Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.

Salary: £70,000 - £101,000

Role clearance type: You must be able to gain and maintain the highest level of UK Government clearance

Location:  Hybrid with regular on-site presence in Cheltenham/London and other locations as the business requires.

About Your Opportunity:

As a senior Cybersecurity specialist you will be accountable for leading UK Cybersecurity compliance and operations within Northrop Grumman, legal and accreditation frameworks, as directed by our  Global Enterprise Cybersecurity leadership with personnel line management through the EMEA Security Manager

You will lead a team of Cybersecurity professionals with responsibility for leading prevention and response efforts to defend against Cybersecurity threats with primary focus on threat & vulnerability risk management and mitigation strategies.  You will assist lead and develop the UK Cybersecurity Team providing guidance, design input, design reviews/assessments, specifying criteria and controls to meet Northrop Grumman policies and external accreditations and will be responsible for the assurance and effectiveness of our UK Cybersecurity operations. 

Cybersecurity is at the heart of everything we do and you will drive customer advocacy in delivering first class shared Cybersecurity services working with multiple stakeholders across multiple operating units and locations to meet the evolving business needs. 

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities: 

-Leading a multi-disciplined and talented UK Cybersecurity team to optimise and scale our UK Cybersecurity Service operations in an exciting and growing business.

- Ensuring governance to Northrop Grumman and Customer security accreditation requirements across multiple locations and varied  statements of work.

-Leading Cybersecurity threat & vulnerability prevention management Working collaboratively with our Global Enterprise Cybersecurity teams to meet Cybersecurity Event/Incident Management & reporting requirements.

- Ensuring on-time delivery of Cybersecurity reviews and operational changes to support business objectives.

- Working collaboratively with our Global Enterprise Cybersecurity teams to represent the UK ensuring best practices and UK Soverign requirements are met aligned to the UK business direction and objectives.

- Fostering and enhancing internal and external working relationships and associated security agencies

Your Experience

Extensive experience leading Cybersecurity professionals in the defence industry, engaging at VP & Director level Proven track record of effective leadership with excellent interpersonal skills across a wide range of stakeholders in direct and matrixed environments Extensive knowledge of UK Government Security standards ISO27001 experience One or more of the following Security Certifications:

  • CompTIA
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

Experience working with different tooling/vendors and associated cybersecurity controls/technologies (AWS, Microsoft, Azure, Cisco etc) Highly organised with a proven ability to identify and manage risk An engaging can do attitude with exceptional customer orientation and ability to adapt to changing environments

Your Future Team:

You will be joining a talented global team delivering Cybersecurity shared services into a varied range of operating units on mission critical programmes and have the opportunity to grow and continually develop your team and our shared service offerings to meet the needs of our exciting and growing organisation.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – email talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Cyber & Intelligence Business:

Our UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the defence and security sectors. Our customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/

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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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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.