Northrop Grumman Cyber Software Engineer 2 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 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 Cyber Software Engineer 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse employees located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Candidates will be responsible for the testing of Cryptographic Key Generation software projects. Candidates will analyze functional requirements for Crypto Key Generation software projects, and conduct research to learn about the project/objectives. Candidate will develop detailed test plans and procedures, submit each for peer review and update test plans based on feedback. Upon test plan completion and approval, tests will be executed and results reported.

Candidate will complete Task Order training within 30 days of arriving on project.

Testing may take place in both conventional and virtualized test environments.

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Basic Qualifications:

2 years of Software Engineering or Software Testing experience

Experience analyzing requirements in order to identify/develop test plans/procedure

Development of test plans and procedures

Manual testing experience

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

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with IBM rational Clearcase/Clearquest tools

Experience working with VMs in Windows environment

Knowledge of cryptography

Knowledge of cryptographic key generation

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