Cyber Systems Engineer or Principal Cyber Systems EngineerSan Antonio, TX

Requisition ID: R10162433

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: San Antonio, Texas, 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: 3

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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multidomain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Cyber Systems Engineer or Principal Cyber Software Engineer based out of San Antonio, Texas .

What you'll get to do:

  • Develop and execute test plans and procedures using the testing tools to ensure all acceptance criteria are met and the software quality conforms to established policy and standards.

  • Work in a team environment utilizing Agile processes to automate test cases and procedures for functional and non-functional domains, solving the most complex escalated issues

  • Participate in agile ceremonies and interface with the agile team(s) and other program staff as required.

  • Improve our continuous delivery pipeline, ensuring that we can roll out frequent, robust releases

This requisition may be filled as a Cyber Systems Engineer or Principal Cyber Software Engineer

Basic Qualifications for Cyber Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related fields from an accredited university with 2 years of related experience; Masters Degree with 0 years of related experience; additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • A final DoD Secret Clearance is required prior to start

  • Experience writing Python scripts

  • Experience working System Test, SW Development and/or Systems Engineering

  • Familiarity with CI/CD principles

  • Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems & Virtual Machines (VMs)

  • Familiarity with testing principles, best practices, and procedures

Basic Qualifications for Principal Cyber Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related fields from an accredited university with 5 years of related experience, Master’s degree with 3 years of related experience or a PhD with 0 years of related experience; additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • A final DoD Secret Clearance is required prior to start

  • Experience writing Python scripts

  • Experience working System Test, SW Development and/or Systems Engineering

  • Familiarity with CI/CD principles

  • Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems & Virtual Machines (VMs)

  • Familiarity with testing principles, best practices, and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Possess one or more active cybersecurity certifications such as CISSP, CASP+, GSLC, CSSLP, or other relevant credentials

  • Experience performing test events in a continuous integration environment

  • Additional experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • DevSecOps tools/techniques and implementation

  • Experience with containerization of software services (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Infrastructure automation experience with tools such as Ansible, Packer, Terraform, etc

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework process.

  • Experience programming in C/C What We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which 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 benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Additional Northrop Grumman Information

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 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.

Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800

Salary Range 2: $107,300 - $160,900

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.