Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer / Senior Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman

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Linthicum Heights, MD

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    Position summary

    Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity and Anti-Tamper Engineering.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Performing key systems engineering elements to meet a given program's requirements.
    • Assist with the design and develop system security architectures.
    • Assist with the definition of key capabilities and performance requirements.
    • Perform detail trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to assist with the translation of customer requirements into hardware and software specifications as they pertain to system security.
    • Develop an understanding of system interfaces and how to protect them.
    • Assist with ensuring the product requirements integrate into the total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
    • Develops modifications to existing products to meet unique customer needs, and supports/leads the development of system security functions.
    • Support technical work products developed by the larger engineering team, supporting design reviews and integration and test activities as needed.
    • Present solutions to customers and senior management using tailored material based on the audience

    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer:
    Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, a Master's degree with 3 years of experience, or Ph.D. with 0 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • An active DoD secret clearance is required and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.
    • System Engineering knowledge of DoD based Platforms, Sensors and/or Sub-systems. Including but not limited to: EO/IR, Cryptography, Satellite, Architecture development, RF, Radar and Undersea Sensors, etc.
    • Familiarity with requirements development and derivation or validation and verification.

    Basic Qualifications for a Senior Cyber Security Systems Engineer:
    Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, a Master's degree with 7 years of experience or a PhD with 4 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

    • U.S. Citizenship is required.
    • An active DoD secret clearance is required and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.
    • System Engineering knowledge of DoD based Platforms, Sensors and/or Sub-systems. Including but not limited to: EO/IR, Cryptography, Satellite, Architecture development, RF, Radar and Undersea Sensors, etc.
    • Experience with requirements development, derivation, system integration & test and validation and verification.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced degrees in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
    • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance or higher.
    • Experience with hardware design, design verification testing, reverse engineering and/or embedded software development.
    • Experience working on a cross-discipline team.
    • Experience working with Government agencies.
    • Experience in technical leadership role(s).
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience contributing to and/or making technical presentations to internal and external customers.
    • Ability to travel occasionally CONUS (at least 10%).

    As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee Discounts

    Link to Benefits: https://totalrewards.northropgrumman.com/

    This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

    This position is contingent upon the successful transfer of an active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

    Salary Range: $112,600 - $169,000
    Salary Range 2: $139,700 - $209,500

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
    The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.