Cybersecurity Engineers - All Levels - Boulder, CO
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as aCybersecurity Engineerbased out of Boulder, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The Cybersecurity Engineer applies system security engineering principles to provide realistic solutions designed to enhance the security posture. Identify threats and develop appropriate protection measures, review system changes for security implications and recommend improvements, research and draft Cybersecurity white papers, and provide top tier support to the Cybersecurity operations staff for resolving complex Cybersecurity issues. Develop and maintain a system-level Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).
The successful candidate will be able to evaluate different network and enclave configurations with respect to the D0DI 8510.01 and NIST 800-53 Security Controls and formulate effective Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes & accreditation packages. Write RMF-based policies and procedures, and develop sound Cybersecurity processes to include implementation. Successful candidate will be accountable for quality work products. Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, prepare coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation.
Job responsibilities may include the following:
- Develop sound Cybersecurity processes to include implementation of RMF-based policies and procedures.
- Conduct assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.
- Execute vulnerability assessments; ensure mitigation of risks and support obtaining certification and accreditation of systems.
- Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
- Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M.
- Conduct technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
- Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
- Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
- Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and team skills with demonstrated skills in successfully leading teams.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
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.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or other STEM disciplinewith at least 2 years of Cybersecurity experience.
- Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility
- Active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAT Level II Technical Level Certification/s (Security+).
- Ability to support up to 25% travel within the United States to customer or other NGC facilities
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
- Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or other STEM discipline with9+ yearsof engineering work experience in Cybersecurity Engineering, plus a minimum of3 years in development and/or sustainment for OPIR Ground Systems/Programs or relevant technical leadership experience.
- Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance
- Experience in Risk Management Framework (RMF); proposal development to include Basis Of Estimate (BOE) creation.
- Cost Account Management (CAM) experience in support of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) on Programs.
- Candidate holds an active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAT Level III Technical Level Certification/s (CISSP).
- Previous or current System Administration (SA) or test experience with UNIX, AIX, Linux and or Windows systems is highly desired.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
- Health Plan
- Savings Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Additional benefits
- Education Assistance
- Training and Development
- Education Assistance
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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