Northrop Grumman Cyber Security - Multi Level Security Architect 4 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 a Cyber Security - Multi Level Security Architect 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

This position Designs and develops trusted certifiable Multi-Level Security architectures for operation in hostile military System of Systems environments spanning air, ground and space. Defines key capabilities and performance requirements and certification requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer and certification authority requirements. Develops thorough definition of system external interfaces. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Ensures performance requirements and evaluates performance with customer.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 9+ years of experience in cyber security OR

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 7+ years of experience in cyber security.

  • 9+ years of experience with the design and development of MLS system architectures, key capabilities and performance as well as certification requirements

  • 9+ years of experience transitioning from DIACAP to RMF.

  • 9+ years of experience with all phases of the RMF process.

  • 9+ years of experience using or familiarity with tools such as Xacta and eMass as well as how these tools facilitate the RMF authorization process.

  • Familiarity with documenting the security posture of a system and reporting on security controls assigned to the system.

  • 9+ years of experience validating security assessments and reviews

  • 9+ years of experience with DoD Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities, security processes, and documentation/reporting using DIACAP, NIST, CNSSI, or National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) guidance as required.

  • 9+ years of experience submitting ongoing authorization inputs and artifacts to support certifying authority's ongoing authorization decisions to operate and test decisions.

  • 9+ years of experience using fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices.

  • 9+ years of experience using work products resulting from guidance in the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) and Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI 1253).

  • 9+ years of experience using work products resulting from the application of the RMF to the DoD (DoDi 8500.01 Cybersecurity).

  • 9+ years of experience using work products resulting from the application of NIST 800-171 (Controlled Unclassified Information).

  • Possess an active appropriate certification as required by DoD Directive 8570.01-M for an Information Assurance System Architect Engineer (IASAE) Level II Position.

  • Must possess a DoD final Secret security clearance and the ability to maintain it

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity/knowledge of both Windows and UNIX or Linux based platforms.

  • Familiarity/knowledge of basic TCP/IP and Ethernet networking methodologies and implementation.

  • Familiarity/knowledge of network boundary protection methodologies and implementation.

  • Familiarity/knowledge of physical security methodologies and implementation.

  • Experience writing LEAN business processes, utilizing concepts from the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and Value Based Six Sigma (VBSS).

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.