Northrop Grumman Cyber Security - Lab System Test Engineer 2 in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for aCyber Security - Lab System Test Engineer2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Candidate will be the technical liaison to the system security engineering organization supporting all phases of systems development in the areas of Information Assurance (IA) and system level laboratory testing.

A Laboratory System Test Engineer synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems. Coordinates integrated testing activities. Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program. Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform technical Information Assurance system level lab planning and verification for all system lab testing manual and automated, test equipment, and integration of the air vehicle.This includes, but is not limited to, performing system level requirements traceability, decomposition, and developing derived requirements, developing test procedures, test cases, and test points, and executing the tests in the laboratory environment

  • Develop test equipment and simulation requirements

  • Develop Testability Requirements

  • Support Systems Engineering to develop Verification Cross Reference Matrices

  • Develop Test Planning Detail Sheets

  • Develop Test Plans and Detailed Procedures

  • Support Test Equipment Checkout and System Integration

  • Support Test Execution as First Line Troubleshooter

  • Perform as the hardware responsible engineer for the subsystem under test

  • Perform technical interactions with the system test team to ensure system requirements are being verified

  • Write Test Reports

  • Support troubleshooting of issues discovered during subsystem and system level testing

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university anda minimumof 2 years of cyber security software/hardware test engineering experience OR

  • Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Experience in at least one of the following areas is required:Avionics hardware and software integration, Iron Bird Testing, system level Integration, and/or Cyber Lab Testing

  • Experience testing aerospace platforms (via labs, ground or flight testing)

  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Weapon System Engineering Integration and Test (WSEIT) laboratory testing manned and/or unmanned aircraft subsystems or systems

  • Test experience related to Cyber Security, Information Assurance and/or Systems Security Engineering Experience

  • Certification in one of the following: DoDI 8570 (CISSP), GSE, SCNA, GSLC, CISM

  • Experience developing security documentation in support of system security C&A (IATT/ATO) and compliance, including DIACAP/DITSCAP, DoDI 8500.2, NIST SP 800-53, and JAFAN 6/3

  • Experience with multiple operating systems, such as Linux, Solaris, and Windows.

  • Experience with networking, firewalls, intrusion detection, and penetration testing

  • Previous experience developing, executing, and maintaining system test procedures for a complex subsystem/system

  • Experience with HAIPE and/or NSA Type 1 crypto/key management development and integration

  • Knowledge of the following tools, DOORS®, ViTech CORE, Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, VISIO®, CPLM, and Automated Testing (Python, C++, Java)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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.