At 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. Join us on the edge... The Cutting Edge! Northrop Grumman Aeronautics has an opening for a Sr Principal Cybersecurity Engineer Systems Test - IPT Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Melbourne, Florida. Primary Roles and Responsibilities: Platform Security analysis Platform Security remediation Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9 years of Cybersecurity and Test Engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 7 years of Cybersecurity and Test Engineering experience Knowledge of test engineering principles and concepts Experience in documenting the security posture of a system and reporting on security controls assigned to the system Experience validating security assessments and reviews Direct experience with DoD Cyber test activities, security processes, and documentation/reporting using RMF, DIACAP, NIST, CNSSI, or NISPOM guidance as required Experience submitting ongoing authorization inputs and artifacts to support authorizing authority's ongoing assessment and authorization decisions Must possess familiarity/knowledge of both Windows and UNIX/Linux based platforms Experience using assessment tools such as Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus scan engine, Nmap, Wireshark, Must possess certification as required by DoD Directive 8570 for an IASAE Level II Position Experience using and working with fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices Ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance and maintain it throughout employment. Must have a minimum of an Interim DoD Secret clearance to start. Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Secret clearance or DoD Top Secret clearance Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) Experience in the analysis and implementation of Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) controls Experience using Security Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer tools Extensive experience administering Red Hat Enterprise Linux based platforms Experience with the application of the RMF to the DoD (DoDi 8500.01 Cybersecurity). Experience with the application of NIST 800-171 (Controlled Unclassified Information). Ability to understand and apply company methodologies, standard, and policies Experience submitting ongoing authorization inputs and artifacts to support certifying authority's ongoing authorization decisions to operate and test decisions Experience performing moderately complex security information technology tasks independently Red Hat Linux Certified System Administrator certification 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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. 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 your 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.