Cyber Security Engineer 5_Palmdale CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer5 at Palmdale, California.

Essential Functions:

Expertise in:

  • information assurance
  • vulnerability assessment
  • threat mitigation
  • network administration & security
  • host-based security systems

Should have the:
  • Ability to streamline and improve processes, enhance productivity, and implement reliable solutions.
  • Ability to motivate, lead, and interface seamlessly with cross-functional teams in a varied technology environment.
  • Consistent track record of managing projects efficiently and delivering results on time and within budget.
  • Experience with networking, firewalls, intrusion detection, and penetration testing.
  • Experience with HAIPE and/or NSA Type 1 crypto/key management development and integration

Candidate will perform system security engineering activities supporting all phases of systems development in the areas of Cybersecurity / Information Assurance (IA) / system security engineering, and security assessment and authorization (A&A) as per RMF (Risk Management Framework) for multiple programs.

Basic qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and at least14 years of applied experience
  • Active in-scope DoD Secret Clearance
  • The ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret clearance and program access.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MSEE and a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience.
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification
  • Experience implementing cryptographic algorithms in software.
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, such as Linux, Solaris, and Windows.
  • Experience with networking, firewalls, intrusion detection, and penetration testing.
  • Experience with HAIPE and/or NSA Type 1 crypto/key management development and integration.
  • Experience with proposal development, program management, and business development.
  • Top Secret and Program Access

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