Principal/Sr Principal Cyber Systems EngineerRoy, UT

Requisition ID: R10162442

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America | Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

WORK SHIFT: 1st Shift

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the time

Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills and 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 Mission Defense Cyber Team has an opening for a Cybersecurity Systems Engineer (CSSE) supporting the Sentinel program based out of Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL campuses. A Cybersecurity Systems Engineer (CSSE) assess/evaluates the customers’/stakeholders’ cybersecurity requirements to decompose, derive, and refine with clarity the system’s cybersecurity requirements to drive the built-in cybersecurity protections to the architecture and design. The CSSE also guides/supports the security layout / architecture and influences the security tools selection and development. The CSSE evaluates/assess the proposed and realized implementation to identify security risks and verify the cybersecurity protections from the design are realized and integrated. The CSSE guides/supports the development of verification efforts to ensure the cybersecurity protections / capabilities are functional, effective, and complete. A CSSE supports the definition of security governance, and risk management.

As a Cyber Systems Engineer on this team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Implement and review requirement decomposition, derivation, and flow down

  • Implement and review traceability of requirements throughout a spec tree architecture

  • Support the architecture and design of baked in cybersecurity requirements and protections

  • Implement and review traceability of requirements to the design & its models

  • Implement and review the application of cybersecurity profile stereotypes to a Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) Architecture

  • Provide cybersecurity system engineering implementation guidance and oversight to technical teams/implementers

  • Review and Assess stakeholder security objectives, protection needs and concerns, security requirements, and associated verification/validation methods

  • Implement, review and assess cybersecurity system requirements verification/validation methods

  • Identify and/or assess vulnerabilities and susceptibility to life cycle disruptions, hazards, and threats

  • Provide security considerations to inform systems engineering efforts with the objective to reduce errors, flaws, and weakness that may constitute security vulnerability leading to unacceptable asset loss and consequences

  • Identify, quantify, and evaluate the costs/benefits of security functions and considerations to inform analysis of alternatives, engineering trade-offs, and risk treatment decisions

  • Author, support and maintain cybersecurity program documentation & RMF package documentation: Cybersecurity Strategies, System Security Plans, Continuous Monitoring Plans, Risk Assessment Report, Security Control Traceability Matrix, Plan Of Actions & Milestones, etc.

  • Perform other duties and directed.

Position may be considered at a higher grade based on the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience, Master’s degree with 3 years of experience, or a PhD with 0 years of experience in: Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or 9 years’ experience in a cyber systems engineering related fields in lieu of a degree.

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of experience, Master’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a PhD with 4 years of experience in: Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or 14 years’ experience in a cyber systems engineering related fields in lieu of a degree.

Basic Qualifications for Principal and Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

  • Direct Experience utilizing NIST 800-160 system security engineer and/or the system development life cycle.

  • Direct experience in one or more of the following Systems Engineering activities: system requirements decomposition/derivation/flow down/traceability, architecture, high-level/detail design, implementation, integration and test, and/or verification & validation.

  • Direct experience developing RMF assessment and authorization artifacts in accordance with NIST SP 800-37.

  • A current/active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must be able to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.

  • Must be able to obtain Special Access (SAP) to the program.

  • In possession of a current IASAE II certification (CISSP preferred) in accordance with DoDI 8140 or able to obtain within six months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • System security architecture experience

  • Experience working systems engineering activities utilizing tools such as IBM DOORS© and No Magic© CAMEO

  • Familiarity with Systems Security Engineering (SSE) documentation (e.g. Cybersecurity Strategies, Information Support Plans, Program Protection Plans (PPPs)

  • Familiarity with Anti-Tamper Plans, Counterintelligence Support Plans, Integrated Threat Assessment Reports, Operations Security Plans, Continuous Monitoring Plans, Defensive Cyberspace Operations Plans, Cybersecurity Strategies, Information Support Plans, Enterprise Architecture Views and NIST SP 800-160

  • DoDI 8140 certification for IASAE III (ISSEP, ISSAP)

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Previous experience in Software Assurance and/or Software Quality Assurance.

Salary Range: $101,900 - $169,000

Salary Range 2: $126,400 - $209,500

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.