Principal Software Engineer – Information Assurance

Requisition ID: 21004888

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Software Engineer - Information Assurance to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Position is located in Melbourne, Florida. The Software Assurance Engineer will interface with system security engineers for overall security mitigations and security architecture creation. This role will also support the development of mitigations for software vulnerabilities found during analysis/test.  Research into industry best practices for software assurance and providing feedback to overall software assurance team is expected. Essential Functions:  
  • Implementation of a software assurance plan, policies and procedures
  • Code reviews for security issues
  • Support of  the software architecture ensuring good security design patters, and coding practices are implemented
  • Running static code and dynamic code analysis
  • Fuzzing and binary disassembly tools
We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 schedule (every other Friday off), phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! DIVSW #LI-JR3

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with 5-years of software engineering experience OR a Master’s Degree in (STEM) from an accredited university with 3-years of software engineering experience.
•    Experience in a software/system security role
•    Some familiarity or experience with software test/development, use of static code analysis, dynamic code analysis and fuzzing tools.  
•    An active in-scope DoD Secret level clearance and the ability to obtain/maintain program (PAR) access are required to apply and be considered for this role. 
o    On Day-1 an active DoD Secret clearance and program (PAR) access are required to start.  Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Any one of the following certifications; CISSP, CISM, CEH or CSSLP. 
•    Current active SCI or Secret Special Program Access level clearance 
•    Military Aircraft experience helpful.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
•    Strong organizational skills to handle multiple priorities. 
•    Experience with networking basics needed.
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 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.


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