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SMORS Cyber Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Colorado Springs, CO 80932
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, and robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Cyber Systems Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO. This position will serve on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program, focused on the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) and specifically Agile development activities.

**What You'll Get to Do:**

+ Work with hardware engineers, software engineers, and test teams developing, testing, and deploying cybersecurity solutions.
+ Support the building of security architectures; integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures; design cyber security architectural artifacts; provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends; provide engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues
+ Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
+ Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
+ Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, assessment and authorization, systems hardening, vulnerability, testing and scanning, and configuration management
+ Work within an Agile methodology

Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment and be a self-starter, efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks.

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree 2 years of applicable experience; or 0 years' experience with a Master's degree; or 4 years of associates experience; or 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
+ Interim DoD Secret clearance
+ CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
+ Security engineering skills with a working knowledge of cybersecurity technology and DoD/Federal cybersecurity policy (i.e., DoDI 8500.01, NIST SP 800-53, etc.).
+ Thorough understanding and utilization of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
+ Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, identifying resilient architecture design, configuring, running, and scripting audit tools, providing analysis of vulnerability analyses, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment.
+ Familiarity or experience with Agile software development methodologies, i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
+ Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Active DoD Secret clearance
+ Nessus / Security Center
+ STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation
+ Strong Linux skills
+ HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD) Prefer HBSS Administrator training from the DoD
+ LogRythm (Or Equivalent SEIM / Log Aggregation experience)
+ Familiarity with RMF and eMASS a plus
+ Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACL's, etc
+ Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP) or other ground-based radars such as the Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

**What We Can Offer You:**

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

+ Health Plan
+ Savings Plan
+ Paid Time Off
+ Education Assistance
+ Training and Development
+ Flexible Work Arrangements

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

**Additional Northrop Grumman Information:**

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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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