2017 College Intern - Cyber

Internship opportunities at Northrop Grumman are unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done.

Internships are a key strategy in Northrop Grumman's college recruiting program. Northrop Grumman offers a variety of challenging internships/co-ops for qualified candidates currently pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in multiple technical disciplines.

Internship opportunities may be part time while attending class or full time (minimum 8-12 week commitment) in the summer.

This is a pipeline staffing requisition to source qualified candidates for our 2017 Corporate and Enterprise Services Internship Program. Program participation is subject to business needs and location.

Internship Assignments may include:

The Infrastructure assignment may involve experiences in the full life cycle work with numerous Cisco network equipment, SAN storage, enterprise backup capability, server & operating system administration, and data center operations in both the unclassified & classified areas. In addition, there are significant opportunities developing and supporting the enterprise SharePoint instance. Experiences will include working with our customers and analyzing real business problems involving numerous applications, cyber security, and other related infrastructure elements.

The IT Asset Management assignment provides experience in providing visibility, proactive management, and control of all Northrop Grumman's IT assets, including hardware and software, ensuring compliance across the Enterprise. The roles will be key managing, tracking, and analyzing physical, contractual, and financial data associated with IT assets throughout the IT asset life cycle – from planning and procurement through disposal.

The Software Engineering assignment includes working with PDM/CAD, SAP and other COTS packages as well as internally developed applications. These opportunities will also include exposure to the cloud application model and responsive design techniques to support the move to cloud computing and mobile applications. Database management and GUI development are also key activities of this rotation. Software engineering technologies utilized include Microsoft SharePoint, HTML5, XML, CSS, and C#.net.

The System Engineering assignment may include taking customer's requirements and translate them into hardware and/or software requirements, estimate the cost associated with the requirements and work with architects to design the entire solution.

The Cyber Security assignment involves experiences in full life cycle work within cyber engineering and cyber operations. Candidate will support our cyber mission by performing research and development, product/solution evaluations and design reviews, coding and scripting and procedure development for new cyber tools and automation, and network and systems monitoring, scanning and associated analysis. Duties will also include managing lab environments and small projects, idea/concept generation, participating in team architecture development and planning, and communicating and presenting to executives.

Assignments in Enterprise Operations provides experience with the information, tools, processes and services required to support Northrop Grumman's computing infrastructure. Through deploying an IT Service Management framework (based on ITIL v3 fundamentals), Enterprise Operations enable IT Solutions to better manage and deliver services to Northrop Grumman employees.

The Client Computing assignment provides experience with client computing services including the desktop support program, mobility platforms, and next generation Operating Systems. This group is on the very front end of the IT service delivery for the company and provided critical services to everyone on the company.

Performance standards that a candidate must have to be successful in these positions include:

  • Leadership and teamwork capabilities
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Extracurricular activities (campus organizations, clubs, student organizations, community service)
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Differentiating characteristics include: internship/co-op experience, leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communications skills, and activities (professional/community/ extracurricular).

Internship locations include but are not limited to the following: El Segundo/Redondo Beach, CA; San Diego, CA; Melbourne, FL; Rolling Meadows, IL; Baltimore, MD; Irving, TX; Falls Church, VA, McLean, VA, Lebanon, VA, Auburn, AL, Helena, MT

Housing assistance not available.

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This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates, regardless of age, must be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in one of the following majors:
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Network Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security and Information Assurance, or other related discipline
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)
  • Some travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.25 GPA or higher

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 a 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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