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 Cyber Systems Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.
Description of Work:
In collaboration with the capture team and program delivery teams, this systems engineer will identify key customer hard problems, design technical discriminators, and help develop the overall solution approach that prepares our existing programs for follow-on work. This engineer will develop engineering artifacts, collaborate with program system engineers, write white papers and work with existing R&D teams to envision and develop new discriminating capabilities.
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience on projects with similar software processes (as below) may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
Fourteen (14) years experience as a Systems Engineer, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity (as below) is required.
Very strong written & oral communication skills, briefing experience
Strong systems engineering skills for developing CONOPS, identifying customer problems, and iterating on solutions
Experience supporting IC customers
Experience with network technologies, cyber technologies, mission operations, and large customer enterprises
Security Clearance: Must have an active TS/SCI w/FSP
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Experience in as many of the following areas is preferred:
Experience with Access Enabling and Collection Enabling systems
Experience with SecDevOps (SecDevOps is the practice of implanting security deep at the heart of DevOps development and deployment processes.)
Experience supporting mission analysts
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