Northrop Grumman System Engineering 5 - Anti Tamper Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Specialty Systems Engineering Department is seeking an exceptionally qualified and proven cyber/system security systems engineer to join our System Security Engineering team. The candidate must be capable of leading technical efforts in support of program cyber and system security execution across various IPTs and for a geographically dispersed team.

Role and Responsibilities:

This Redondo Beach, California position requires a system security engineering Technical Lead for the Space Systems Center of Excellence (COE). The candidate will be a recognized industry expert able to define system architecture that is both robust and sufficient to minimize residual vulnerabilities and to protect the US Critical Program Information. Candidate must be experienced with international product development, export regulations and government customers. Candidate must be familiar with DoD acquisition process and be able to independently assess system security solutions. The candidate will work across various programs and ensure system architecture, trades and certifications designs and implements information assurance and security engineering systems with requirements of business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, internal counterespionage (insider threat detection and mitigation), physical security analysis (including facilities analysis, and security management). Assesses and mitigates system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle. Validates system security requirements definition and analysis, establishes system security designs, implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures. Verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities. Supports secure systems operations and maintenance.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university, and 14+ years of Systems Security or Systems Engineering experience in an Aerospace environment OR

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 12+ years of engineering experience

  • Systems Engineering knowledge of military/intelligence systems.

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret with an SSBI/SCI.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degrees in Engineering, Software, or Science

  • Significant Anti-Tamper experience

  • Significant experience in technical leadership role

  • Experience working with Government AT agencies

  • Experience making technical presentations to internal and external customers

  • Experience with proposal development, program management, and business development.

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