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Principal Systems Security Analyst/Engineer - (Secret)

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.


The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!


The ideal candidate will apply system security engineering principles to provide realistic solutions designed to enhance the overall security posture of the system. They will implement cyber security tools, identify threats and develop appropriate protection measures, review system changes for security implications and recommend improvements, research and draft Cyber security white papers, and provide top tier support to the rest of the team for resolving complex technical challenges.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience, Master's degree and 3 years, 4 additional years of related experience may be substituted for a degree.
Secret clearance
2+ years of related experience in systems security/information assurance
Experience with Linux & Windows system administration
Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) and/or Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI 1253)


Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following technologies: AD/DNS, Patch Management, PKI, HBSS, ACAS, VMware products, Splunk
Familiarity in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: identifying controls and overlays, generating testable requirements, identifying resilient architecture design, configuring, running, and scripting audit tools, providing analysis of vulnerability analyses, conducting verification testing for compliance assessment
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, or a related field, an active Security+CE certificate, and 4 years of hands-on experience with Risk Management Framework in a DSS and/or JSIG environment


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.





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