Principal Cyber Sys Engr
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TheCyberteam at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer based out of San Diego, CA.
What You'll get to Do:
The Principal Cyber Systems Engineer will support the Battlefield Airborne Communication Node (BACN) program as a contributor to the Cyber Integrated Product Team (IPT). As part of Northrop Grumman's business focus area on Communications, RNS provides world-class communications with a range of capabilities spanning from quick reaction/urgent need programs to complex communication integration efforts. Our BACN program is the leading supplier of airborne networks, providing flexible content delivery solutions for C2, ISR and disaster relief customers worldwide.
Work performed in San Diego, CA with the possibility of up to 10% travel (CONUS & OCONUS)
Roles & Responsibilities:
Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
Compliance verification of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Service security alerts and bulletins, and DISA/DoD standards.
Perform system and security scans, prepare reporting, and provide assistance for security initiatives.
Assist with updating and maintaining documentation, processes, and procedures.
Review and support security information and event management.
Support third party security assessment activities to include COTS and GOTS software.
Oversee and manage the Cyber Security practices of program support systems
There is the expectation that the hired candidate has the ability to provide recommendations for improvements and enhancements of platforms, systems and labs. A qualified candidate must be able to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment and provide mentors hip and guidance to junior team members.
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.
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You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelors with 5 years of experience or an additional 4 years of related work experience in lieu of degree or Master's Degree plus 3 years of experience.
S ystems engineering experience with an IA background
DoD Risk Management Framework experience, to include documentation
At least one IAT Level II 8570 Baseline Certification, (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP).
Candidate should have good interpersonal skills and be willing to work on a team project
Must have active Secret Security Clearance
TheseQualifications Would be Nice to Have:
DoD 8500-series and 8510.01 policy directives, approaches to cyber security, knowledge of security procedures, IATO and ATO requirements
CSSP Analyst 8570 Baseline Certification, (CEH,CFFR, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or SCYBER) OR IAT Level III 8570 Baseline Certification (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, or GCIH).
RMF (documentation) and Risk Management Framework experience
2-5 years experience with communication systems and able to work in a quick reaction program environment
Experience with Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN); BACN Intra-flight Data Link Subsystem;
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.
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