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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start defining possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today! Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

The selected candidate maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, makes recommendations to purchase hardware/software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. They also develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain availability of Test Station and Software Development environment

  • Collect and report system data metrics

  • Ensure systems adhere to program configuration and data management plans

  • Perform Lap Operations Policy and Procedures as being executed and updated E0-7409 and Lab Ops Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Implement assessments of systems and networks within the environment or enclave and identify where systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy while generating Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M

  • Execute implementation of the required government policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities

  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluate (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of the required reports

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 9 years of relevant engineering experience OR a Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 7 years of relevant engineering experience OR a PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and at least 4 years of relevant engineering experience

  • DoD 8570 Level 2 Certification such as Security+, CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, or CYSA+ Experience with VMware Horizon and Instant Clones hand-on configuration, management, and design

  • A current and in-scope DoD Secret level security clearance or above

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time as deemed appropriate by the business prior to establishing a start date

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing administrative tasks in security relevant reporting tools such as Splunk, Tenable/ACAS/Nessus, Nagios, or Solarwinds

  • Experience building and maintaining databases such as SQL and Postgres

  • Active Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification

  • Understanding of enterprise-level computing platforms involving virtualization, distribution, and high availability

  • Experience implementing storage allocation, reclamation, replication, and migration

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 : Engineering