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Cyber Systems Engineer – Principal/Sr. Principal

Requisition ID: R10066608

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Tampa, Florida, 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: 2

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 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!

 

We are looking for you to join our team as a Cyber System Engineering based out of Tampa Fla. As a Cyber System Engineering at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter.  Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

You will be working with our experienced engineering team developing industry leading virtual environments to support Department of Defense Cyber efforts. This provides an environment to 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, Florida with distributed team members embedded directly with the customer. Our ability to communicate / coordinate technical requirements with team members is a priority due to competing priorities and demanding deadlines. 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 environments 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 that can serve as Subject Matter Experts (SME) 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. The positions 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.

We are in need of hands-on systems engineers that can serve as Subject Matter Experts (SME) in two or more of the below technical skills:

  • 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 h

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level

Basic Qualifications for Principal:

  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD; NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree -
  • US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a minimum DoD Secret Security Clearance (Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance)
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD; NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree -
  • US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a minimum DoD Secret Security Clearance (Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance)
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with network design, virtual environments, and cyber systems design is preferred.
  • DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level III (CASP CE or CISSP)
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in a technical field highly desired 
  • Experience in two or more of the following technical skills: Virtual Engineering, Network Engineering, Windows System Engineering, Linux Engineering

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Salary Range: $96,400 USD - $144,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $119,400 USD - $179,200 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.