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Staff Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - Polygraph

Northrop Grumman | Annapolis Junction MD 20701 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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Are you ready to leverage your security clearance, knowledge and technical experience in a new role?

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space - are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking multiple Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) to support fast-paced cutting edge programs ensuring national security and defense. The positions are located in the Annapolis Junction, MD greater area.

This position represents immediate opportunities across multiple programs. Though each program has specific labor categories which must be met prior to placement, all candidates must minimally meet the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below.



Education: Bachelor's Degree in related STEM discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

Basic Qualifications:
• 14+ years of experience with systems, security engineering in similar environments with a BS Degree. An MS Degree in a STEM discipline will qualify as 2 years of experience and a PhD will qualify as 5 years of experience.
• Expert knowledge of Systems Engineering for Platform or Embedded systems (SW/HW/SE design and implementation)
• Extensive understanding of System Security Design and implementation
• Experience making technical presentations to internal and external customers
• Excellent writing skills; ability to write final-version deliverable technical documents and reports
• Immense knowledge of vulnerabilities in a system design utilizing system security engineering or the ability to identify potential solutions to protect mission critical functions and critical components
• Expert knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF)
• Security Certifications (Security+, CEH, CISSP, or equivalent)
• Strong technical skills with Linux and Windows operating systems to go along with an in-depth understanding of the RMF process

Security: Must be a US Citizen with Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
• Over 10 years of Anti-Tamper experience and experience working with Government AT agencies
• Advanced degrees in Engineering, Software, or Science
• Extensive leadership experience with development and/or production program execution
• High proficiency in technical problem solving, to include decomposition, root cause analysis, solution development, implementation and monitoring.
• Multi-disciplined knowledge in areas related to engineering including systems design, hardware, software and firmware design, integration and test.
• At least 10 years' experience interacting with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required Information Assurance objectives
• At least 10 years' experience creating system security designs
• Advanced experience in the areas of vulnerability and risk management.
• At least 10 years' experience in System Certification & Accreditation (C&A), System Assessment & Authorization (SA&A), and/or System Validation and Verification (V&V)

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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Location Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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