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Principal Cyber Systems Engineer/Senior Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Date:
10/15/2020
2020-10-152020-11-14
Categories:
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
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Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you!

As a Cyber Systems Engineer, you will be developing systems for a variety of spacecraft and other technologies yet to come... We are seeking team members who have a thirst for knowledge, approach each day with optimism, and have a relentless drive to solve complex problems. Creativity and innovation are imperative for this role, because at Northrop Grumman, many of the problems we work on are impossible... until they're not.

What you'll get to do:

The Ground Segment Cyber Systems Engineer will plan, define and document the management of information assurance (IA) or cyber security engineering effort including: RMF compliance, security controls traceability and decomposition, security architecture, and design, analysis of Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) mapping. The Ground Segment Cyber Systems Engineer implements, upgrades, and documents the planned phased approach for STIGs and documents quarterly assessments of security controls. The Ground Segment Cyber Systems Engineer will support the design and implementation of automated tools to configure and deploy hardened environment to meet security controls. The Ground Segment Cyber Systems Engineer will engage in a DevSecOps process for the development, integration & test, and deployment of hardened environments to the customer.

+ Lead cybersecurity efforts to define, allocate and control Ground Segment cybersecurity requirements to satisfy Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance
+ Perform customer requirements elicitation leading to cybersecurity requirements development
+ Lead ground segment cybersecurity level trade studies
+ Define, document, build plan, and manage Information Assurance (IA) or Cyber Security engineering including: security controls traceability and decomposition, security architecture and design, analysis of Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) mapping
+ Implement, upgrade, and document planned phased approach for STIG and security controls
+ Monitor, review, and update STIGs and security controls
+ Create, mature, and present comprehensive and cohesive technical charts representative of the appropriate level of maturation for any given milestone meeting and demonstrate team readiness in relation to achieving the milestone entrance and exit criteria
+ Identify required contractual deliverables and non-contractual documentation and drive corresponding updates to closure
+ Coordinate and collaborate with diverse engineering design teams to assist in managing the technical baseline
+ Support multiple engineering insertions simultaneously while ensuring the various maturations are synchronized
+ Determine and develop technical solutions to complex problems independently

What does success look like?

As a successful employee, you will:

+ Be an active and integral member of your team
+ Channel your enthusiasm to innovate
+ Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security
+ Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which include:

+ Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
+ 401k
+ Education Assistance
+ Health & Wellness Resources
+ Life insurance
+ Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
+ Paid Time Off
+ Employee Discounts
+ Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more
Link: https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/Pages/default.aspx

This position can be filled at a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer or Senior Principal Cyber Systems Engineer level.

**Qualifications:**

Basic Qualifications of a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer:

+ 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of relevant experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Active DoD Secret clearance
+ Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
+ Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
+ Works well in a team environment

Basic Qualifications of a Senior Principal Cyber Systems Engineer:

+ 9 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Active DoD Secret clearance
+ Working knowledge of systems engineering principles and processes
+ Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills
+ Works well in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

+ Active TS/SCI clearance
+ Experience with Agile development
+ Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers
+ Experience using the DOORS Requirements Management Database
+ Familiarity with Model-Based Systems Engineering languages (SysML/UML) and concepts
+ One or more certifications from the following:

+ ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
+ CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)
+ ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
+ ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
+ GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC)

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Information Technology
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