Cyber Systems Engineer 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Cyber System Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

How do cyber terrorists get past the industries' best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communicates, our Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division (CIMS) helps life run smoothly and safely.

The candidate will provide Mission support within the Operations team of twelve (12) and a large software development project. The four (04) person Mission support team members need to be able to multitask and reprioritize their work at a moment's notice. Duties will include writing complex SQL queries, working with customers to reconfigure the system to meet mission goals, and investigating problems that the Help Desk is unable to resolve. The entire operations team is required to work core hours and support occasional weekend and after hour's deployment, upgrades and troubleshooting as needed due to the importance of the mission.

If you are the sort of professional who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the CIMS Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Security Clearance: An active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or similar degree and nine (09) years integrating hardware systems using multiple operating systems (Solaris, Linux, and Windows) and developing and implementing test plans and test scripts. Four (04) years of additional experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree
  • Shall have nine (09) years' experience in planning, maintaining, and support production applications environments that are built on Linux, Windows, and SQL.
  • Shall have SIGINT experience of at least five (05) years of direct experience in the intelligence community.
  • Shall have customer support experience.
  • Shall have experience in working within a team of engineers in the support of critical mission applications.
  • Shall have experience reviewing mission performance to ensure proper execution of the mission.
  • Shall have experience establishing, clarifying, and maintaining mission objectives and priorities
  • Shall have experience tracking, coordinating, and adjudicating all issues affecting the success of the mission.
  • Shall have experience working with the helpdesk personnel and developers to maintain the operational readiness of the systems.
  • Shall have experience coordinating with system providers to ensure that service level agreements are meeting the need of the mission.
  • Solid documentation skills a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with MongDB, Oracle
  • Agile/Scrum methodology a plus




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