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Sr Staff Cybersecurity Engineer

Requisition ID: R10064503

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • 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.

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 Enterprise Services is seeking a Sr. Staff Cyber Architect to function as the Sentinel Chief Cyber Architect. This position will primarily be located in Roy, UT. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Secure designs and development of new systems to include Cross Domain Solutions (CDS), applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Ensures system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, assessment and authorization, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recover, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
  • Integrates new architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integrations and testing issues.
  • Interfacing with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

Sr Staff Cybersecurity Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • 14 Years experience with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD.
  • DoD Secret security clearance is required on Day 1; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.
  • The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Special Access Programs (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company and also by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining SAP/SAR will be a condition of continued employment.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification (Examples:  CAP, CISSP) is required on Day 1, and maintaining the required certification will be a condition of continued employment.
  • Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a collaborative team environment within schedules and timelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years of Information Systems Security Engineering and architecture experience.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (Examples: CISSP, GSLC, CISM).
  • Expert knowledge in Networking (Cisco & Palo Alto), Microsoft & Linux Red Hat operating systems.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of auditing, vulnerability scanning/remediation, SIEMs, DISA STIGs, configuration/change control, and implementation of Risk Management Framework.
  • Working knowledge of cross domain solutions and data diodes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation. 


Salary Range: $149,700 USD - $224,500 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://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.


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.