Staff Cyber Architect

Requisition ID: R10017227

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Orlando - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Cloud Systems Architect. This position will support programs within the Immersive Mission Solutions (IMS) Operating Unit based out of Orlando, FL. The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business.

  • Architect high speed, reliable, fault tolerant Cloud Solutions.
  • Work with development teams and organization leadership to design and lead implementation of full-stack solutions using software that fully integrates with existing cloud infrastructures (data flow, security, and DevSecOps).
  • Provide complete Operational, System and Technical Architectural views.
  • Provide System interface description views with physical nodes and interconnections.
  • Architect solutions for data migrations across cloud environments.
  • Advise organization on integration of new emerging industry cloud technologies and environments.
  • Evaluate technical risks and map out mitigation strategies.
  • Evaluate emerging cloud services, applications, and hardware as part of lifecycle maintenance.
  • Develop and organize cloud systems around appropriate enterprise frameworks, such as security, data, application, and business.
  • Ensure performance capabilities of new systems and architectures are consistent with mission requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’ Degree with  9 years of experience; 7 years with Master’s Degree; 4 years with PhD
  • Experience working within IT Systems Design, Deployment and Administration, with recent roles in Technical or Team Leadership positions.
  • Experience of designing, deploying and administering cloud based solutions.
  • Cloud Service Provider certification(s) such as Amazon Web Services Azure, Google, IMB, and Oracle (Solutions Architect, Developer, Administration, Cloud Security)
  • Experience in the Agile Framework

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years
  • Experience of working within complex or high security environments
  • Experience with the migration of legacy systems to a cloud environment
  • Experience with DevSecOps service/system delivery model
  • Experience developing microservices
  • Demonstrated use of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) and configuration management (Git, Bitbucket)
  • Experience working in Agile software development environment
  • Product Ownership and Management studies/certifications a plus.

Salary Range: 140000 - 185000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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.