Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer or Senior Principal Cyber Security Systems EngineerSan Antonio, TX

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multidomain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer or Senior Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer based out of San Antonio, Texas .

What You'll get to Do :

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performing key systems engineering elements to meet a given program's requirements.

  • Assist with the design and develop system security architectures

  • Assist with the definition of key capabilities and performance requirements.

  • Perform detail trade studies, requirements allocation, and interface definition studies to assist with the translation of customer requirements into hardware and software specifications as they pertain to system security.

  • Develop an understanding of system interfaces and how to protect them.

  • Assist with ensuring the product requirements integrate into the total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Develops modifications to existing products to meet unique customer needs, and supports/leads the development of system security functions.

  • Support technical work products developed by the larger engineering team, supporting design reviews and integration and test activities as needed.

  • Present solutions to customers and senior management using tailored material based on the audience.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Cyber Security Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM or related discipline with 5 years of relevant experience, a Master's degree in a STEM or related discipline with 3 years of relevant experience, or Ph.D. in a STEM or related discipline with 0 years of relevant experience in Systems Engineering, Security Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain and maintain required DoD Secret Clearance to start.

  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • System Engineering knowledge of DoD based Platforms, Sensors and/or Sub-systems. Including but not limited to: EO/IR, Cryptography, Satellite, Architecture development, RF, Radar and Undersea Sensors, etc.

  • Familiarity with requirements development and derivation or validation and verification.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Cyber Security Systems Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM or related discipline with 9 years of relevant experience, a Master's degree in a STEM or related discipline with 7 years of relevant experience or a PhD in a STEM or related discipline with 4 years of relevant experience in Systems Engineering, Security Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical fields; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain and maintain required DoD Secret Clearance to start.

  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to start.

  • System Engineering knowledge of DoD based Platforms, Sensors and/or Sub-systems. Including but not limited to: EO/IR, Cryptography, Satellite, Architecture development, RF, Radar and Undersea Sensors, etc.

  • Experience with requirements development, derivation, system integration & test and validation and verification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

  • Possess one or more active cybersecurity certifications such as CISSP, CASP+, GSLC, CSSLP, or other credentials relevant to this position

  • Experience with hardware design, design verification testing, reverse engineering and/or embedded software development.

  • Experience working on a cross-discipline team and within a geographically distributed team.

  • Experience working with Government agencies.

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework process.

  • Experience with the DoD system accreditation process and/or the Software Certificate To Field process.

  • Experience in technical leadership role(s).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience contributing to and/or making technical presentations to internal and external customers.

  • Ability to travel occasionally CONUS (at least 10%).

What We Can Offer You -

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Additional Northrop Grumman Information -

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries. We strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives, and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs, and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Salary Range: $107,300 - $160,900

Salary Range 2: $133,000 - $199,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.