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Northrop Grumman Staff Cyber Systems Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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 Cyber Systems Engineers of various levels to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Work includes system design, development, delivery, and maintenance in a number of mission-critical domains, including analytics development, information sharing, data transformation and dataflow, malware analysis, and knowledge management.

Duties of the System Engineer include analyzing user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications. Analyzes system requirements and leads design and development activities. Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology. Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations. Develops technical documentation. Develops system architecture and system design documentation. Guides system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans. Managing of projects and leading of team efforts as appropriate.


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

Fifteen (15) years of systems engineering experience on projects using similar software processes and tools may be substituted for a bachelor's degree

Experience leading projects

Education: Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of systems engineering experience on projects using similar processes and tools may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Additional education/experience substitutions: Two (2) years for an Associates; Six (6) years for a Masters; Nine (9) years for a PhD

Security Clearance: Must have active TS/SCI w/Poly Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

Experience in as many of the following areas is preferred:

Experience in developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large-scale programs

Experience using Agile development methodologies and processes

Experience performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of complex enterprise hardware/software systems

Experience leading, planning, conducting, and coordinating the activities of engineering teams

Experience solving varied technical/scientific problems, and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule

Experience leading technical design reviews, conducting system overview briefings and providing guidance to management and leadership

Experience defining and tracking project milestones, analyzing project schedules, and reporting technical variances

Experience driving innovation, performing trade studies, and leading analysis of alternatives activities

Experience maintaining program roadmaps, defining emerging system requirements, and identifying new technologies for insertion into product baselines

Experience leading customer acceptance and outreach activities

Experience leading risk identification and mitigation activities

Experience designing systems to meet Key Performance Parameters (KPP)

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

Experience advising on the security compliance posture of systems and establishing policies/procedures to support

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