Northrop Grumman Cyber Engineer 3 in San Diego, California

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer 3 to join the Resilient Network Solutions (RNS) operating unit to support the Battlefield Airborne Communication Node (BACN) program as a contributor to the Cyber Integrated Product Team (IPT). As part of Northrop Grumman's business focus area on Communications, RNS provides world-class communications with a range of capabilities spanning from quick reaction/urgent need programs to complex communication integration efforts. Our BACN program is the leading supplier of airborne networks, providing flexible content delivery solutions for C2, ISR and disaster relief customers worldwide.

Work performed in San Diego, CA with the possibility of up to 10% travel (CONUS & OCONUS)

Roles & Responsibilities:

Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks

Compliance verification of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Service security alerts and bulletins, and DISA/DoD standards.

Perform system and security scans, prepare reporting, and provide assistance for security initiatives.

Assist with updating and maintaining documentation, processes, and procedures.

Review and support security information and event management.

Support third party security assessment activities to include COTS and GOTS software.

Oversee and manage the Cyber Security practices of program support systems

There is the expectation that the hired candidate has the ability to provide recommendations for improvements and enhancements of platforms, systems and labs. A qualified candidate must be able to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment and provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members.

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Basic Qualifications:

Level 3: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems, Systems Engineering or other STEM degree

2-5 years of systems engineering experience with an IA background

DoD Risk Management Framework experience, to include documentation

At least one IAT Level II 8570 Baseline Certification, (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP).

Candidate should have good interpersonal skills and be willing to work on a team project

Must have active Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

DoD 8500-series and 8510.01 policy directives, approaches to cyber security, knowledge of security procedures, IATO and ATO requirements

CSSP Analyst 8570 Baseline Certification, (CEH,CFFR, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or SCYBER) OR IAT Level III 8570 Baseline Certification (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, or GCIH).

RMF (documentation) and Risk Management Framework experience

2-5 years experience with communication systems and able to work in a quick reaction program environment

Experience with Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN); BACN Intra-flight Data Link Subsystem;

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