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Northrop Grumman Principal Cyber Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer tojoin our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida .

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain availability of Test Station and Software Development Environment

  • Collecting and reporting system data metrics

  • Ensure systems adhere to program configuration and data management plans

  • Perform Lab Operations Policy and Procedures as being executed and updated (E0-7409 and Lab Ops Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Implement assessments of systems and networks within the environment or enclave and identify where systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy while generating Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M

  • Execute implementation of the required government policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities

  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports

  • Hand on hardware, wiring, and installing will be required for test setup and execution.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics STEM discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of relevant work experience OR Master's degree in STEM discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • An active In-scope DoD Secret clearance AND the ability to obtain and maintain program access prior to start

  • DoD 8570 Level 2 Certification, such as Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, or CYSA Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous cybersecurity, Information Assurance experience, and/or system administration experience

  • Active Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification VMware environment experience and certification

  • Understanding of enterprise-level computing platforms involving virtualization, distribution and high availability

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.

Job Category : Information Technology