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Staff Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10058819

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff Systems Engineer - Cyber Security to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be responsible for System Security Engineering (e.g. Cybersecurity, Program Protection). This position is located in Melbourne, FL.

The selected Cyber Systems Engineer will have experience with Cybersecurity implementations based on DoD, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI), and Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes, policies and guidelines. Candidates should be comfortable working in an Agile Development Environment employing agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Essential Functions:

• This position requires knowledge and experience using systems engineering methodologies and techniques.

• Requirements development and analysis, including supporting trade studies.

• System Architecture and Modeling

• Must be able to prepare technical documents, support ongoing authorization inputs, develop procedures, and work in a fast-changing dynamic environment with minimal direction.

• Responsible for System Security Engineering (SSE) duties as assigned.

• Comfortable working in an Agile Development environment.

• Interface with other cyber functional areas, internal company management and executives with a focus on effective program execution and mission assurance.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 14+ years Cybersecurity experience OR Master’s degree in a STEM and 12+ years of experience OR PhD in STEM and 9+ years of experience

- Experience with DoD System Security Engineering activities

- Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) and requirements development from controls

- Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance (with a background investigation completed within last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)

- Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance before establishing a start date (contingency)

Preferred Qualifications:

- Possess a DODD 8570 certification, such as CompTIA Security+, CISSP, or similar network/security certifications

- Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering tools such as Cameo or other similar system modeling tools

- Experience developing cyber security architectures in a Digital Engineering environment.

- Experience applying agile methodologies to the development of cyber security capabilities for embedded systems.

- Experience with NSA Type-1 certification process, Cross Domain Solution implementation and certification, or Multi-Level Security systems implementation

- Experience working on a multidisciplinary team and writing technical proposals

- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

- Familiarity with U.S Government Anti-Tamper (AT) processes and implementations

- Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance to include a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

Salary Range: $153,000 USD - $229,400 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.