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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Cyber Architect Compliance Lead Next Generation Interceptor Program in Chandler, Arizona

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 currently seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Cyber Architect- Cyber Systems Compliance Lead to join our Systems Engineering team within Launch Vehicles business unit at the Chandler, AZ facility for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) Program.

This candidate will lead a team in charge of program compliance activities. The candidate will perform system security engineering activities supporting all phases of systems development in the areas of Cybersecurity/Information Assurance (IA)/System Security Engineering, and Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) as per RMF (Risk Management Framework)

The candidate will lead the design efforts to correctly architect an environment that is secured by design. This role will ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recover, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis. The candidate will integrate new architectural analysis of cyber security features and relate existing systems to future needs and trends, embed advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provide engineering recommendations, and resolve integrations and testing issues.

This position may be offered at the Principal Cyber Architect Level 3 or Sr. Principal Cyber Architect Level 4.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications :

If offered at the Principal Cyber Architect Level 3 requires: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0Years with PhD.

If offered at the Sr. Principal Cyber Architect Level 4 requires: 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD .

Experience designing and developing new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

Experience with RMF process

Currently possess or ability to obtain the DoD 8570-M Certifications (Security+, CISSP, etc.)

Experience ensuring system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation.

Experience writing Cybersecurity related plans, procedures, and artifacts

Ability to work cross-functionally with program teams

Ability to take requirements and turn them into diagrams, architectures, or data flows

Experience leading projects or teams

Must be a US Citizen. Ability to obtain a secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience integrating new architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integrations and testing issues.

Familiarity with MBE, MBSE, MDAO and other systems analysis methods and tools.

Familiarity with operational or mission analysis methodologies.

Active Secret Security Clearance preferred

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Job Category : Information Technology

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