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Principal- Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10112723

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 cyber space. 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.

This position can be filled at a level 3 or 4.

Job Description:

The candidate will perform job duties as a cyber systems engineer supporting the WISŁA IBCS Program in Huntsville, Alabama. This position may be filled at the principal or sr. principal level. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitate the cyber maturation of the fielded WISŁA IBCS product.
  • Provide expert-level cyber solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Conduct cyber analysis of the entire product to include Windows, RHEL, VMware, and Cisco devices.
  • Work with Product Teams in support of secure operating systems, applications, networks, hardware, databases, etc.
  • With direction from the team lead, resolve compliance challenges between NGC and IFMC PEO Cyber
  • Work on multiple simultaneous tasks. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (i.e., Security+, etc.)
  • Senior-level experience administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8
  • Experience ensuring system requirements from NIST 800-53 SP are implemented on the fielded system and addressing non-compliant controls
  • (Principal) Associate degree and 7 years of experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience, or master’s degree and 3 years of experience; an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • (Sr. Principal) Associate degree and 11 years of experience, or bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or master’s degree and 7 years of experience; an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
  • Broad knowledge of cyber posture dealing with multiple technologies including Windows, Linux, Cisco, and VMware
  • In-depth understanding of Linux systems
  • Prior experience working with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts
  • Scripting using Bash, PowerCLI, PowerShell
  • Additional Operating System Environment Certification i.e., (Linux+, RHCSA, Net+, CCNA, VMware Certified, etc.)

Salary Range: $104,000 USD - $157,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $129,000 USD - $194,000 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

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.

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.