Cyber Systems Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting a mid/senior level Cyber System Engineering team member to support an exciting new Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Security program. This position will entail working with our experienced engineering team developing industry leading virtual environments to support emerging DoD Cyber efforts. These environments will be detailed engineering representations of current and future cyber systems.

We're looking for a highly motivated, team oriented, individual with the ability to communicate / coordinate technical requirements directly with the customer and distributed team members. We support government cyber test and evaluation environments through the development of virtual machines in a virtual environment design using VMware, VSphere and other virtual machine support software.

We are realistically looking for a hands-on Systems Engineer who can serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more of the below skills:

Windows System Engineering: (i.e. Systems Administration, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, implementing DoD requirements on servers and workstations, etc.);

Linux Engineering: (i.e. different Linux varieties (e.g. RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu), security hardening, patching, granular role-based access, implementing DoD requirements, automation of repetitive tasks, etc.);

Virtual Engineering: (i.e. VMware vCenter/ESXi, KVM, Hyper-V, advanced virtual networking, ability to deploy high volume configurations, implement a VDI environment, etc.);

Network Engineering: (i.e. all layers of OSI model, configure of large scale networks with routing protocols, ability to packet capture and conduct detailed analysis, ACL, firewall networking, security patching, OS updates, etc. Familiar with Cisco, Juniper or Brocade);

DevOps Engineering: (i.e. program and script in various languages including C, perl, python, powershell, etc.). Automation of scheduled jobs to reduce labor intensive tasks. Cross-platforming of applications on various OSs.

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline and 9 years of relevant experience; 4 years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a BS degree. An active TS clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access is also required for this position. Additional requirements include:

  • DoDM 8570.01, Information Assurance Technical Level 1 or greater (examples: A , Security , Network , CCNA, CISSP, etc).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with network design, virtual environments and cyber systems design is preferred.
  • DODM 8570.01 certifications at IAT/IAM/IASAE Level 2 or 3 are preferred (examples: Security , Network , CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MCSE, CISSP, etc).

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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