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Manager, Cyber Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10046214

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, 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, 25% 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.

As a leader with Northrop Grumman, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best.

You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman’s Cyber security organization is seeking a manager to be a Cyber Manufacturing Manager and join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in support of Northrop Grumman's Enterprise and will be based virtually..

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's world class Cybersecurity Organization responsible for delivering all levels of information security manufacturing services throughout the enterprise. This position will report to the Director of Cyber Manufacturing and Sector Engagement, Sector Chief Information Security Office.

Directs, coordinates, plans, and organizes all activities and matters related to Cybersecurity throughout the entire NG Enterprise, relating to cyber security of all NG manufacturing areas and is ultimately responsible for all endeavors within the business which seek to avoid, prevent, detect, correct, or recover from threats to information or information systems and any corresponding incidents.

Provides leadership, guidance and is accountable for identifying, assessing, and appropriately managing risks to Northrop Grumman information and information systems relating to manufacturing.  Oversees the options for addressing risk and works with business leadership to implement strategies, solutions and controls which appropriately and proactively mitigate those risks.

Oversees the development, implementation, and testing of appropriate security plans and risk reduction techniques necessary to protect against data loss, fraudulent access, espionage, sabotage, natural disasters, fire, utility failures, and related situations in all areas of the manufacturing of NG Product lines where data processing equipment, communications networks, and/or personnel are located.

Directs team of cybersecurity experts/SMEs, manages associated budgets, and understands financial performance of the budgets to include forecasts, actuals, key risk indicators, and monthly variances to those plans as well as provides information security leadership to our enterprise infrastructure and application service organizations.

Focal point for all training and communications related to information security relating to the manufacturing production lines. Establishes strong alliances with each of the NG sector’s functional, operational, program, enterprise IT services, enterprise information security services, and industrial security partners within the Northrop Grumman sectors as well as appropriate external information security supplier partners on behalf of the company.

Travel required to various manufacturing sites across Northrop Grumman. Perform onsite assessments of the respective facilities’ Cyber security posture and Cyber compliance to the required standards. Prepare reports and brief senior leadership of findings and recommendations as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of IT and/or Cybersecurity experience; OR a Master’s degree with 3 years and/or of Cybersecurity experience; OR a PhD with 2 years of  IT and/or Cybersecurity experience is required
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience as a Manager, or a Leader, with knowledge of workforce planning and organizational development, including all aspects of employee performance and development for direct and/or matrixed reports
  • Must have a current DOD 8570 IAM Level III security certification (Examples: CISM, GSLC, CISSP); OR must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, the certification within 12 months of their start date
  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a DOD Secret level security clearance in order to be considered
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time to perform site Cyber Assessment functions as needed.
  • Excellent written and oral skills completing reports, executive level briefings and presentation of such documents to senior leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in a STEM related discipline (i.e., Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, etc.) with 6 years of experience in Cybersecurity, to include preferred 2 years of experience as a Manager or lead of personnel, within unclassified environments
  • Experience in quantitative enterprise risk management
  • Experience with DoD and/or the U.S. Intelligence Community
  • Experience with DoD policy and regulations (ie: DFAR 252.204-7012, CMMC)
  • Experience with securing advanced technologies:  additive manufacturing, IIoT, IoT, Augmented and virtual reality, robotics, OT, and advanced analytics
  • Experience to address concerns and risks to the manufacturing functions and its supply chain
  • International experience, including EU Safe Harbor, ITAR/EAR, and related regulations and compliance requirements
  • Experience leading a matrixed team of professionals to strengthen the security posture of the manufacturing production lines.
  • Experience with identifying industry Information Assurance best practices and implementing system security policies
  • Demonstrated ability to have led through significant change management initiatives
  • Demonstrated leadership in achieving shared objectives in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated presentation & customer interface skills to Senior Management
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate effectively across the enterprise
  • Resourceful and self-sufficient, ability to work independently to find creative solutions to complex problems
  • Active Secret clearance is preferred

Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 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.