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Principal Cyber Systems Engineer/ Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer - 6008

Northrop Grumman

Roy, UT 84067
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an **Principal Cyber Systems Engineer or Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer** . This position will be located in **Roy, UT** and will be part of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program (Minuteman III ICBM replacement) development contract.

Northrop Grumman supports the Air Forces sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

**The responsibilities of this position includes but are not limited to:**

Cyber Systems Engineers, as part of a multidisciplinary systems engineering effort:

+ Define stakeholder security objectives, protection needs and concerns, security requirements, and associated validation methods;
+ Identify and assesses vulnerabilities and susceptibility to life cycle disruptions, hazards, and threats;
+ Provide security considerations to inform systems engineering efforts with the objective to reduce errors, flaws, and weakness that may constitute security vulnerability leading to unacceptable asset loss and consequences;
+ Identify, quantify, and evaluate the costs/benefits of security functions and considerations to inform analysis of alternatives, engineering trade-offs, and risk treatment decisions;
+ Have fundamental knowledge of Systems Engineering practices, network technologies, system development life-cycles and methodologies, and insight into information technology infrastructure management/monitoring and applications;
+ Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance, reliability, and security of the system including installing, upgrading, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration
+ Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan
+ Provide analysis, design, development, implementation and security assessments to ensure compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53, CNSSI 1253, and DoD RMF Knowledge Service guidance.
+ Apply Cyber Security technologies, including COMSEC, COMPUSEC, EMSEC, and OPSEC, computer systems, digital communications systems, network protocols, computer architectures, and computer security penetration tools and techniques
+ Apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of Cyber Security implementation
+ Support the continuous assessment of IA Control compliance for the program
+ Define system security requirements and associated verification methods;
+ Develop security views and viewpoints of the system architecture and design;
+ Design proactive and reactive security functions encompassed within a balanced strategy to control asset loss and associated loss consequences;
+ Perform system security analyses in support of decision making, risk management, and engineering trades;
+ Demonstrate through evidence-based reasoning, that security claims for the system have been satisfied;
+ Provide evidence to substantiate claims for the trustworthiness of the system; and
+ Leverage multiple security and other specialties to address all feasible solutions so as to deliver a trustworthy secure system

_This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or level Sr. Principal level._

**Youll Bring These Qualifications:**

**Principal Cyber Systems Engineer**

+ 5 Years with BS Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) ; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD

**Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer**

+ 9 Years with BS Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) ; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

**both Principal Cyber Systems Engineer and Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer**

+ US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5.5 years)
+ Able to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.
+ Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
+ Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
+ CISSP Certification
+ Knowledge of National security standards
+ Security certifications, e.g., Security+, ISC2 CAP, ISC2 CISSP, CASP CE, CSSLP

**These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:**

+ OSCP Certification
+ ISSEP Certification
+ Experience in RMF processes
+ Experience in ICBM Systems
+ Experience in Communications Systems
+ Risk Management Framework (RMF)

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

+ 401k
+ Educational Assistance
+ Life Insurance
+ Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
+ Paid Time Off
+ Health & Wellness Resources
+ Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Salary Range: $96,400.00 - $179,200.00Salary Range 2: $0.00 - $0.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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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