Sr. Pr. Cyber Systems Engineer

Agile, Analysis, Architecture, CASE, CSS, Data Modeling, Development, Hadoop, Hardware, HTML, HTTP, JavaScript, Linux, Management, Modeling, MongoDB, Networks, Perl, Python, Research, Scientific, Security, Specification, Supervision, Testing
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description







Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Staff DevOps Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The Senior Systems Engineer will support a DevOps / Rapid Prototyping effort, working with customers to flush out requirements before handing off mockups to Software Engineers. The engineer will expand on rough mockups developed using Atlassian Gliffy and turn them into more polished prototypes built using a combination of HTML, CSS, and scripting (Perl / Python / JavaScript), and MongoDB. The prototypes will be used to confirm expectations with customers before handing off tasking to the Software Development team to build production quality implementations.
The engineer should have some scripting / software experience to be successful in the role.






Basic Qualifications:
Rapid prototyping
Scripting with one or more of the following: Python, Perl, JavaScript (JavaScript interfacing with MongoDB)
HTML / CSS / JSON
At least fifteen ( 15) years performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis;
At least seven (7) years leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule;
Infusing into an Enterprise emerging technologies emanating from universities, research organizations, and small businesses to include both classified and open source activities;
Developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations;
Experienced with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use;
Performing a variety of tasks related to knowledge/ technique dissemination to groups of analytic workforce and demonstrates an ability to convey new techniques and technologies to analytic workforce and facilitate transference of acquired knowledge from more experienced analysts to new analysts;
Experienced with system architectures in a service oriented and Enterprise Service Bus environment;
Experienced in analytical environments/intelligence production organizations;
Developing, delivering, testing and supporting integrated hardware and software systems with functional requirements within a CMMI Level 2 process structure;
Applying agile and/or incremental development methodologies;
Developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for medium ($50M-$150M) to large ($150M+) scale;
Integrating information systems into SOA or on to Enterprise Service Bus architectures;
Experienced "wrapping" legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework;
Developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products;
Integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors;
Implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.

Education: A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to four (4) years' experience.

Security Clearance: Must have active TS/SCI w/Poly

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional preferred experience in one or more of the following:
MongoDB
Entity Relationship Diagraming (ERD)
Data Flow
NiFi setup and configuration
Simulator experience
External interfaces / REST
Security and PKI
Ability to spin up a new Virtual Machine / Linux


Developing solutions certified and accredited at a DCID 6/3 PL3 plus Annex E and the appropriate Integrity Level of Concern and Availability Level of Concern for your systems;
Experience in architecture definition and design of solutions incorporating Hadoop and MapReduce frameworks.
Experience in architecture definition and design of SIGINT solutions.
Experienced in architecture definition and design of framework infrastructure and services within one of: the SOA design patterns; the P2P design pattern; the Proxy-Broker design pattern; the Grid design pattern; the Cloud design pattern;
Experienced with the design and specification of service-based, globally distributed Enterprise system solutions;
Experienced with governance of service-based systems development through standards assessment and management;
Experienced with the specification of rules for orchestrating and choreographing of services in support of enterprise business logic;



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.


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Position Id : 18027664
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