Northrop Grumman Cyber Integration Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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 communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely. If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a CyberIntegration Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Candidate will provide technical analysis for a wide variety of systems engineering and integration activities, execute moderate complexity studies to evaluate products for compliance with requirements and applicable standards, define preliminary processes to solve complex engineering issues, and work heavily in a team environment. Candidate will performs systems integration, test, and deployment of cross domain solutions and related technologies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMware ESX Platforms. Deploys hardware, installs base operating systems, installs software applications, and provides network configuration for a variety of hardware categories (workstations, servers network switches, storage arrays, and network load balancing devices). Troubleshoots the operation of these components and resolves existing or potential issues to ensure optimum operation of the environment. Coordinates and ensures security compliance of the integration and test infrastructure using DoD security analysis techniques including the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management process and applying appropriate Security Technical Implementation Guides for relevant components. Conducts performance analysis and technology maturity assessments of emerging technologies through application review and load testing. Understands and can provide insight on system and application performance through the analysis of recorded system utilization and network traffic during test events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification required (i.e. one of the following certifications: CompTIA Security+, GSEC, SCNO, SSCP, CISSP)

  • Experience with RedHat / Linux / VMWare (2-3 years minimum)

  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server and Windows 7

  • Works effectively both as a team member and independently

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate by phone, email, and in person.

  • Experience with creating technical documentation

  • Proven technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Hands on network integration and installation experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

  • Ability/desire to work in a highly dynamic and challenging environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Candidate must have an active SECRET clearance, and eligible to obtain Top Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Linux experience including 3+ years maintaining, troubleshooting and performing performance analysis and tuning

  • Experience with Network Devices such as Load Balancers, Routers and switches

  • Experience with MySQL Database and Microsoft Active Directory a plus. Experience with cross domain guard technologies

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