Northrop Grumman Cyber Systems Engineer 3 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Cyber Systems Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 18004350

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to support Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Task Order on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC). The primary focus is supporting the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) process in all its phases. Apply system security engineering principles to provide realistic solutions designed to enhance the security posture of OPIR infrastructure. Identify threats and develop appropriate protection measures, review system changes for security implications and recommend improvements, research and draft Cybersecurity policy and procedure information in accordance with NIST and DoD RMF and additional DoD and organizational guidance. Provide top-tier support to the Cybersecurity operations staff for resolving complex Cybersecurity issues, including but not limited to MacAfee Host-Based Security System (HBSS) and Multifactor/Public Key Infrastructure (MFA/PKI) implementation support, DoD Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs), auditing, and incident response. Utilize Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and related tools to discover system vulnerabilities to develop and maintain a system-level Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) via the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

The successful candidate will be able to evaluate network configurations with respect to Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), NIST 800-53 Security Controls and ISO/IEC 15408 Common Criteria to formulate and implement effective RMF accreditation packages and be accountable for quality work products. Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment. Strong writing skills to produce the coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation. Ability to create and work within schedules and timelines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 Years of Cyber Security experience with a Bachelors; 4 Years with a Masters or 12 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors degree

  • Must possess 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM Level II Approved Baseline Certification or equivalent

  • Must possess current certifications that fall into one or more category: CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP CE, Associate CISSP, and CISSP

  • Working knowledge of NIST/DoD RMF processes.

  • Working knowledge of Linux Red Hat operating systems.

  • Understanding of boundary protection devices, including Firewalls and IPS devices and their relationship to network topologies.

  • In-depth experience in O&M sustainment activities

  • Experience working with vendors to expedite installations and repairs to ensure maximum uptime.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program CNDSP Approved Baseline Certification.

  • Current certifications that fall into one or more category: GCIA, CEH, GCIH, SCYBER, SSCP, CSIH, GCFA,

  • Experience with several of the following is a plus: Virtualization technology (VMWare), Javascript, NetApp and other storage technologies.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Cyber Systems Engineer 3

Location: Colorado-Schriever AFB

Requisition ID: 18004350