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Principal Cyber Sys Engr

Northrop Grumman | Chandler AZ 85249 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/07/2020

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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking an experienced Principal Cyber Systems Engineer to support the GBSD (Ground Based Strategic Deterrent) Program in our new Launch Vehicle Chandler, AZ facility

Principal Cyber Systems Engineer - Ability to Obtain Secret Security Clearance

You will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where you will interact with users, customers and other developers. Team members interact will interact with external Government customers and civil partners on a regular basis; perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments. Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, NIST RMF), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities. Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. 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. Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M. Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.
• Risk Management Framework, document certification and accreditation activities, create, update System Security Plans and other artifacts in accordance with company and government standards
• Coordinate with the System Administrator, ISSM and other personnel to address, resolve and closeout items established in the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAM)s
• Experience in maintaining physical and environmental protection, personnel security and incident handling
• Maintain the configuration management process as prescribed by the ISSM.
• Experience in conducting technical and nontechnical security audits and experience in the usage of SIEM tools and processes.
• Coordinate with Systems Administrators to maintain the security vulnerability management program as prescribed by the ISSM.
• Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.
• Conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.


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Location Chandler, AZ, 85249, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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Job Code 20021438