Cyber Systems Engineer - Manufacturing and Engineering 2/3

Northrop Grumman

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman in Linthicum, MD needs a qualified Cyber Systems Engineer to perform key assignments for Mission Systems Northrop Grumman’s off-net Engineering and Manufacturing networks. This position supports large heterogeneous unclassified networks that support physical and virtual hosts with an emphasis on supporting software development teams and manufacturing cells.

Responsibilities include maintaining system documentation, developing infrastructure support procedures, creation and maintenance of security process, reviewing compliance documentation, and providing security support. Duties will also include vulnerability management (internal and tenant), performing risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills and be able to clearly articulate risks and risk mitigations to a wide range of audiences. Duties include supporting Information Systems Security Plans (ISSPs) and security compliance auditing and working with internal customers to ensure compliance is maintained. Coordinate with enterprise cyber security team to facilitate timely customer ISSP approvals for program onboarding. This position provides support to various security activities including program onboarding, security operations and monitoring, updates and maintenance of ISSPs to maintain security compliance.

**This position can be hired as an Engineer or Principal Level Engineer, based on the candidate's education and experience.**

**Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:**

+ 2 Years with Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or other closely related discipline. (Equivalent combination of education with experience may be accepted.)

+ Strong understanding of Linux & Windows OS administration.

+ Educational background in cyber security to include policy and procedure documentation.

+ Experience maintaining Information Systems Security Plan (ISSP).

+ Experience with vulnerability scanning tools like Tenable’s Security Center.

+ Experience performing vulnerability remediation and tracking in frameworks. such as DFARS, RMF or DIACAP.

+ Experience with compliance auditing, specifically NIST.

+ US Citizenship is required for this position.

**Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:**

+ 5 Years with Bachelors in Science in Engineering, Computer Science or other closely related discipline; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. (Equivalent combination of education with experience may be accepted.)

+ Experience with VMware Virtualization products: vSphere, vCenter Server, Horizon View, vRealize.

+ Familiarity with system automation by using scripting languages like PowerShell, PowerCLI, Ansible, Python, JavaScript.

+ Experience developing and maintaining security policies.

+ Experience with risk assessments and identifying risk mitigation strategies.

+ Basic understanding of IPSEC & SSL encryption technologies used in securing critical services.

+ Active CompTIA Security+ certification.

+ Ability to work flex and overtime hours with some weekend hours expected.

+ Experience with Agile Scrum Methodology.

+ US Citizenship is required for this position.

Salary Range: $82,400.00 - $123,600.00Salary Range 2: $101,400.00 - $152,200.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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