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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Cyber Architect in El Segundo, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Cyber Architect based out of El Segundo, CA, Huntsville, AL or Bellevue, NE.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Architect with an operational cyber processing background. The ideal candidate will be an individual who has knowledge and experience in Cyber Processing and designing in Cyber solutions into complex systems and software. The successful candidate will need to have demonstrated experience using agile processes and methodologies. The ideal candidate with also have demonstrated experience with design and operational maintenance of Weapon Systems Command and Control systems. In addition, this role will have responsibility for the development, design, implementation, and product support of state-of-the-art Cyber solutions in support of NGMS captures, programs, research and development. Responsibilities include; managing activities required for the Cyber discipline to perform their statements of work; provide technical oversight including bid and proposal inputs for future work, independent technical reviews of major programs and R&D projects as well as interfacing with senior management and customers; establish and maintain the Cyber specific discipline processes and tools for NGMS programs; facilitate and promote Affordability, Knowledge Management, Engineering Utilization, and other process improvement initiatives including the implementation and monitoring of metrics covering engineering efficiency and quality, as well as sharing of lessons learned and best practices throughout the organization.

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.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 9 years of related experience in any combination of software, systems or cyber engineering accompanied by a high proficiency in developing cyber solutions; 7 years of experience with Masters; 4 Years with a PhD

  • Active/Current Top Secret Security Clearance with re-investigation date within the last 6 years.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience using agile processes and methodologies.

  • MS degree with a technical emphasis (e.g. Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, EE).

  • CISSP or an IAM Level II certification (CISSP, CISM, GSLC, CASP CE, CAP).

  • Experience with Weapon Systems Commnad and Control.

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

Job Category : Information Technology