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Principal or Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer (DevOps)

Requisition ID: R10010436

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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: 3

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. 

Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting Principal or Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Engineers to support a cyber development network in San Antonio, TX.

What You’ll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting Cyber Systems Engineers to support a cyber development network in San Antonio, TX.

You will work with our experienced engineering team developing industry-leading virtual environments to support Department of Defense cyber efforts. This environment will grow your expertise and sharpen your skills & knowledge. These environments are detailed engineering representations of current and future cyber systems and our team is always looking for highly motivated individuals with impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative dynamic team environment.

The primary team is located in Tampa FL with distributed team members embedded directly with customers. Strong technical communication skills are required to meet priorities and demanding deadlines across this distributed team. Must be able to work within a change management environment with the ability to document and test changes prior to implementation. Ability to perform technical, operational, and security risk analysis for new changes and technologies and articulate risks. Need to be able to quickly adapt new technologies to avoid limitations & obsolescence of both hardware and software.

We support government cyber test and evaluation through the development of virtual environment designs using products such as Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, RedHat, and other enterprise solution products. We need someone that has a willingness to dive deep, experiment rapidly, and get things done. Ideally an engineer that can serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in multiple areas to add value and versatility to our Team. 

Job Responsibilities:

We are looking for hands-on systems engineers with demonstrated experience in two or more of the below subjects:

  • Design & Engineering: Experience and technical understanding in multiple disciplines with the ability to look at problems and requests holistically and factor them against requirements.  This position will be engaged in design integration solutions that meet desired results with ambition to exceed these results.
  • Test & Evaluation:  Demonstrate experience with Developmental Testing (DT), Integration Testing (IT), and Operational Testing (OT).
  • DevOps Engineering: Demonstrate experience with automation of scheduled jobs to reduce labor-intensive tasks.  Familiarity with Agile processes and Scrum methodology, Application Containerization, Automation Deployment Tools desired.
  • Change Management:  Excellent coordination and organization skills that will facilitate cross-functional Team collaboration. Strong business analysis and functional experience, including requirements gathering, creating/deploying solutions to customer/ end-users.
  • Virtual Engineering: Ability to design and deploy high volume configurations with VMware vCenter/ESXi, experience with containerization, and experience in physical and virtual storage and backup appliances.
  • Network Engineering: Design & configure small & large scale networks with routing protocols, firewalls, etc.  Familiar with Cisco or NSX
  • Windows System Engineering:  Design, implement, and configure Active Directory, SCCM, MS SQL, Exchange, etc.
  • Linux Engineering:  Experience with multiple Linux distros, security hardening, granular role-based access, automation of repetitive tasks, etc.

This position may be filled at a either the Principal or Senior Principal level based on the requirements below.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Level: Bachelor’s degree in related field with 5 years of experience. Or, 3 years with a Master’s degree. Or, 0 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of experience is required in lieu of a degree.
  • Senior Principal Level: Bachelor’s degree in related field with 9 years of experience. Or, 7 years with a Master’s degree. Or, 4 years with a PhD. An additional 4 years of experience is required in lieu of a degree.
  • US Citizenship is required. Must have ability to obtain DoD Top Secret / SCI security clearance to start.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting
  • Must demonstrate technical competence in at least two target subject areas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level III
  • Advanced degree in a technical field
  • Prior SME-level experience in three or more of the target subject areas
  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

Education Assistance

Training and Development

9/80 Schedule at Many Sites

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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Salary Range: $119,300 USD - $178,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $96,200 USD - $144,200 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.