Northrop Grumman Cyber Architect 3/4 (Secret required) in Huntsville, Alabama

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Cyber Architect 3/4 in the Engineering, Sciences & Technology (ES&T) Central Region Engineering, Huntsville Site. In the Mission Systems sector, you’ll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The qualified applicant will work in our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.

The Cyber Architect will be responsible for the following:

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

  • 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, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recover, and business continuity planning and providing analytical support for security policy development and analysis.

  • Integrating new architectural analysis of cyber security features and relating existing system to future needs and trends, embedding advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, providing engineering recommendations, and resolving integrations and testing issues.

  • May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission 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 position’s 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.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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Basic Qualifications:

This position may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.

  • BQs for a Cyber Architect 3: a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • BQs for a Cyber Architect 4: a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 9 years of related experience or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Position requires a current Final Secret Clearance

  • Must possess DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher (GSEC, GICSP, SCCP, Security+ CE or CCNA-Security) (reference: http://iase.disa.mil/iawip/Pages/iabaseline.aspx for list of qualified certifications)

  • Prior work experience in a secure IT or Engineering environment

  • Experience in system administration

  • Ability to work both independently as a self-starter and with a team in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • RMF experience/knowledge

  • Experience with DSS

  • DISA STIGs experience/knowledge

  • ACAS experience/knowledge

  • Documentation skills to create RMF artifacts

  • Vendor certifications

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.