Northrop Grumman Cyber Systems Engineer 4 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

How do cyber terrorists get past the industries best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber System Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD

Duties will include, but not limited to, serving as primary point of contact for syslog aggregation to corporate audit reduction tool, managing/maintaining Maven Central imports, and maintaining core Atlassian infrastructure. The Linux Systems Engineer must have Cloud Computing experience in installing, administering, and supporting Linux operating systems across several Linux platforms (e.g., RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, and Solaris).



Basic Qualifications:

The Systems Engineer must have Cloud Computing experience in installing, administering, and supporting Linux operating systems across several Linux platforms (e.g., RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, and Solaris). Experience with both relational and cloud database concepts and technologies is required, to include MySQL RDBMS. In addition, scripting experience in shell, Perl, and Python is desired to automate several areas of system administration. Candidate shall have experience in configuration and management of DNS, LDAP, Puppet, VMWare vCenter and other enterprise level services. The candidate shall have experience with network and server IAVA review, security scanning, and reporting as well as Atlassian product line management servers (i.e. Software and plugins). Finally, experience with Nagios open source tool to support system-wide monitoring and alerting services for servers, network appliances, applications and services is highly desired.

Shall have twelve (12) years experience in system engineering. Seven (7) years experience shall have occurred within the past ten (10) years.

Shall have two (2) years experience in the cleared environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: An active TS/SCIclearance with polygraph is required

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations

Five (5) years' experience with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use

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.

Job Category : Information Technology