Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 20026177

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne
  • 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: 2

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 Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.   The successful candidate for this position encompasses knowledge and experience using systems or software engineering methodologies and techniques to include requirements development and analysis at all stages of the lifecycle. The role is responsible for Systems Engineering/Cybersecurity Engineering duties throughout the Systems Engineering V with an emphasis in one or more of the four areas: secure software, secure technology, secure networks and enclaves, and/or secure requirements and verification. Candidates should have academic and/or work experience in one of the following engineering disciplines: systems, network, software, mechanical, aerospace, electrical, or data systems. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong team building skills, thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations and significantly diverse assignments, and be comfortable working on large teams with talented Engineers from other engineering disciplines.

  Basic Qualifications: 
  • HS Education and 6+ years of experience OR Associates degree from an accredited university and 4+ years of experience OR Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and 2+ years of experience OR Master’s degree from an accredited university and 0+ years of experience OR PhD from an accredited university and 0+ years of experience
  • Must have an Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance that has been granted/ renewed within the past 5 years
  • Demonstrated experience with the Systems Engineering V and/or Software development lifecycle process
  • Ability to obtain and retain restricted program clearances
  Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Possess a DOD 8570 certification: CompTIA Security+, CISSP, or similar
  • Experience working on military aircraft / spacecraft systems
  • Experience in developing, managing, and decomposing requirements
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Network security engineering, cryptography, secure software architectures, cross-domain solutions, reverse engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2+ years’ experience in Systems Engineering or Cybersecurity OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university
  • Advanced STEM degrees in engineering, software, or science
  • Experience designing and implementing security architectures
  • Experience with DoD system security engineering activities
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.