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Northrop Grumman Sr. Staff Cyber Security Architect in Redondo Beach, California

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Senior Staff Cyber Architect who is looking to work in a fast-paced, exciting environment, supporting multiple programs of different sizes and complexities. This candidate would be a highly motivated individual able to work between those designing and implementing Cyber security controls on RMF authorized systems.

In this position you will:

  • Design and develop new systems, applications, and technical solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks

  • Provides training and mentorship of designed technical solutions to team members

  • Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recover, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and assist in the implementation of the required government policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

  • Analyze needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems.

  • Develop technical, structural, and organizational specifications.

  • Create standards and/or do modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance

  • Perform analysis on existing system architecture security controls and recommend changes for better security practices, based on enterprise standard processes.

  • Collaborate with program and company engineering to guide the design of classified information systems and reduce waste associated with deploying systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to formally present technical solutions to senior leadership.

  • Maintains critical external customer contact to understand their technical needs.





Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have either 13 years of IT experience with a Masters Degree; OR 15 Years of IT experience with Bachelors Degree; OR 10 Years of IT experience with a PhD (a STEM degree is preferred)

  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAM Level III Certification (Examples: CISSP, CISM, or GSLC)

  • Must have a current DOD Top Secret level security clearance in order to be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in a STEM related discipline, a CISSP, and 15 years of IT and/or Cyber experience in classified environments

  • Cloud certification (AWS/Azure)

  • Experience with deploying governance constrained systems in a cloud environment (C2S, Fences, etc.)

  • Experience with object level data tagging on a multi-level security system (Sentris)

  • Top Secret/SCI access is preferred

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology