2017 Professional Development Program (PDP) -Cyber Sys Engineer 1

Northrop Grumman offers a challenging rotational program in Cyber Security and Software and Systems Engineering for new/recent graduates with a B.S., M.S. and/or Ph.D degree in Cyber Security, Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical & Computer Engineering.

The Professional Development Program rotations offer the opportunity to experience several different job assignments before making a commitment to remain in a particular position. These opportunities involve full life cycle product

development on a variety of architectures and platforms.

Cyber Security rotations involve 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.

Software engineering rotations include 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.

During a Systems Engineering rotation you may learn to take 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 network engineering rotations will involve experiences in the full life cycle work with numerous Cisco routers, switches, wireless controllers and access points, and firewalls. Experiences will include working with our customers and analyzing real business problems involving numerous applications, cyber security, and other related infrastructure elements.

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

  • Candidates, regardless of age, must be within one (1) year of obtaining their degree (Bachelor's, Master's or PhD) from an accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Cyber Security, Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical & Computer Engineering or related discipline
  • Proficiency using MS Office
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Some travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.7 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 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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