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Northrop Grumman MS Infosec Engineer in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career.

Transforming the future of technology ... Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a Staff Cyber Security Engineer to join the Information Security team supporting the Mission Systems sector. The mission will be to defend, protect the company's networks, systems, data, intellectual property and personal information wherever it resides. Experience with security engineering is key for this role.


Basic Qualifications:

• PhD with 9 years of IT experience; OR a Master's Degree with 12 years of IT experience; OR a Bachelor's Degree with 14 years of IT experience; OR an Associates degree with 16 years of IT experience; OR a High School Diploma with 18 years of IT experience is required

• Must have a minimum of 7 years of Cyber Security Engineering experience to include application of cyber security methodologies in an Enterprise environment

• Candidates must have a DOD 8570 IAM level 3 security certification (example: CISM, GSLC, or CISSP); OR must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, one within 6 months of start date

• Minimum of 4 years of experience with compliance frameworks and security controls validation, including NIST 800-1711

• Must have experience performing risk assessments of both internally, and externally, hosted solutions

• Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (at a minimum) in order to be considered

• Must have the ability to obtain a DOD Top Secret security clearance as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in an STEM related discipline, a DoD 8570 IAT/IAM Level II or III certification (example: CISSP), and 15 years of experience with Cyber Security Engineering

• Experience with network architecture, OSI model, and networking protocols

• Experience with network security

• Experience in creating and deploying cloud infrastructure solutions

• Knowledge of security operations and tools

• Hands on validation of security control implementation

• Hold one or more of the following technical certifications (or equivalent):

- International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

- GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)

- GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

- GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)

- GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)

- GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

- Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)

- OSCP Offensive Security Certified Professional

- CEH Certified Ethical Hacker

- Cloud Certifications

• Institute security engineering concepts that , balance cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis across total systems

• Work collaboratively on multiple concurrent projects with various program and technical stakeholders

• Perform system security analysis activities including requirements analysis, gap analysis, and analysis of alternatives

• Strong presentation and written skills with experience in presenting findings to executive leadership and/or technical teams

• Experience with operating in an Agile/DevOps environment, especially with remote team member

• Extensive experience working with customers to elaborate requirements in often complex/uncertain environments

• A proven track record of designing and developing secure solutions that meet customer requirements

Current Top Secret clearance would be ideal

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 : Information Technology