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Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: Information TechnologyLocation: Huntsville - AL, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 1At 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.This position will be located in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will support the Integrated Air Defense Battle Control System (IBCS) Team in the systems development, deployment and sustainment life cycle performing Risk Management Framework security activities as it pertains to the program hardware (HW), software (SW) and Customized OS and Network Infrastructure to include a large AGILE SW development and Labs environment. The candidate selected is preferred to have HW Design and Architectural experience, RHEL systems experience and CISCO device knowledge on tactical systems. Experience in Program Protection using Anti-Tamper guidelines is a plus. Will be expected to work with the IBCS Cyber team performing cybersecurity related tasks including, but not limited to; cyber interface with our customer's (IFMC) ISSO, identification of applicable HW and SW cybersecurity requirements, providing guidance to products to meet those requirements and mitigate potential vulnerabilities. Will be expected to provide an accurate technical evaluation of the system, network, and/or software application, documenting the security posture, capabilities and vulnerabilities IAW NIST controls and recommending new or updated security measures and countermeasures based on risk analysis, then verifying the security postures are implemented as stated. The position will work in conjunction with the IBCS Cyber Lead to establish a schedule that will garner an Authority to Operate and assist the team in all activities necessary to achieve the ATO. Position will assist with development of necessary documentation to support the baseline, STIG Checklists, POA&Ms, and participate in technical interchange meetings and participate in formal presentations to program leadership. The Cyber Systems Engineer will assist in generation and assessment of cyber designs and the validation of cyber requirements implemented and provide direct technical interaction with program teams. Day to day duties include analysis of systems running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Cisco and radio equipment, analysis of the integration of GOTS/COTS products with IAMD IBCS systems, identifying residual risk and helping to maintain the cybersecurity posture of the system and formulating innovative solutions to cyber problems as they arise.Basic Qualifications:--- High school diploma or GED equivalent and 13 years of relevant experience. Will also consider 9 Years relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 3 Years with PhD;--- Strong communication and interpersonal skills--- Current Security certification (e.g. Security+ or CISSP)--- Strong problem solving skills--- Current Secret security clearance requiredPreferred Qualifications:--- System Administration knowledge / experience with the following: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows 2019--- Experience operating within a DevSecOps and Continuous Deliver/Continuous Integration culture--- Knowledge of an AGILE development environment and culture --- Cyber knowledge of Cisco networks, specifically Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices utilizing static and dynamic routing as well as virtual Interfaces--- Experience with Atlassian tools, Confluence and JIRA--- Knowledge of infrastructure as code, preferably utilizing Ansible, Docker, and Jenkins--- Experience integrating COTS, GOTS and custom software in a security constrained environment.. Compliance with the experience, training, and certification requirements IAW DoD 8570.01 IAT level II or IAM level IIIFamiliar with and experienced in incorporating DoD STIG requirements, RMF, IAVMsFamiliar with and experienced in executing Cybersecurity assessment tools (ACAS, Nessus, SCC, STIG Viewer)Candidates must also comply with the experience, training, and certification requirements IAW DoD 8570.01 IAT level II or IAM level III.Salary Range: 125500 - 188300Employees 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.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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