GBSD- Principal Cyber Systems Engineer – Threat Analyst | Northrop Grumman | Roy, UT

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
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Job Description

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 is seeking a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer to join the Mission Defense Team. This position will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Define stakeholder security objectives, protection needs and concerns, security requirements, and associated validation methods, including:

  • Identify and assesses vulnerabilities and susceptibility to life cycle disruptions, hazards, and threats

  • Provide security considerations to inform systems engineering efforts with the objective to reduce errors, flaws, and weakness that may constitute security vulnerability leading to unacceptable asset loss and consequences

  • Identify, quantify, and evaluate the costs/benefits of security functions and considerations to inform analysis of alternatives, engineering trade-offs, and risk treatment decisions

  • Have fundamental knowledge of Systems Engineering practices, network technologies, system development life cycles and methodologies, and insight into information technology infrastructure management, monitoring and applications

  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance, reliability, and security of the system including installing, upgrading, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration

  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan

  • Provide analysis, design, development, implementation and security assessments to ensure compliance with requirements

  • Apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of Security implementations

  • Support the continuous threat assessment for the program

  • Define system security requirements and associated verification methods

  • Develop security views and viewpoints of the system architecture and design

  • Design proactive and reactive security functions encompassed within a balanced strategy to control asset loss and associated loss consequences

  • Perform system security analyses in support of decision-making, risk management, and engineering trades

  • Demonstrate through evidence-based reasoning, that security claims for the system have been satisfied

  • Provide evidence to substantiate claims for the trustworthiness of the system

  • Leverage multiple security and other specialties to address all feasible solutions to deliver a trustworthy secure system

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You Will Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree with 5 Years of experience; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD

  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years)

  • Experience in identifying and analyzing threats in the planning, designing, implementation, testing, or delivery of a system

  • Experience with design, implementation, compliance, or evaluating threat controls/protections

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), negotiation and interpersonal skills necessary to support working with engineering teams, management, customers, partners and government

Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with various Intelligence Community partners and current weapons systems threats

  • Experience and understanding of research and analysis methodologies and theories supporting the entirety of the intelligence lifecycle

  • Experience conducting all source intelligence gathering and reporting

  • CSSLP certifications, e.g., Security+, Network+, Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT), RMF

  • IAM Level II/III certification

  • Experience with Model Based Engineering (Cameo preferred)

  • Experience with systems engineering tools (DOORS)

  • Experience with Communication Systems and ICBMs.

  • Experience with Communication systems, RF and digital hardware design and Networking.

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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