Transforming the future of technology ... Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a Staff/Lead level Cyber Security Engineer to join the Information Security team supporting its mission of defending and protecting the companys networks, systems, data, intellectual property and personal information wherever it resides. Experience with security architecture, design and engineering is key for this role.
Develop solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats
Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
Identify risks and provide guidance regarding remediation of gaps to facilitate a hardened and sustainable solutions
Take ownership of solutions, assignments, actions items and issues, and remain accountable for their completion
Work effectively with other team members, customers and key stakeholders and foster team success
Communicate and collaborate with leadership and technical teams to include systems and network administrators, security engineers, and IT Support teams
Security and risk assessments for services, applications, hardware and systems
Interface with Enterprise Information Security Officer on a regular basis to provide security recommendations for approval.
This position will have the ability to work virtually from a home office, with occasional travel to various Northrop Grumman facilities across the country.
Come join us on the edge the cutting edge!
PhD with 9 years of IT experience; OR a Masters Degree with 12 years of IT experience; OR a Bachelors 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
A minimum of 8 years of experience in cyber security engineering and architecture
Must have experience with the following Security Frameworks: NIST 800-53rev4, 800-171r1, FedRAMP, Risk Management Framework
Candidates must have the ability to obtain a DOD Secret level security clearance
STEM Degree preferred
Professional/technical certifications: CISSP, CISM, CCSP, Security Plus, AWS, Azure Certified
DoD 8570 IAT/IAM Level II or III certification
Senior-level cyber security engineering and architecture experience
Experience with interpreting and implementing security compliance standards and guidance including Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) policies and procedures, NIST 800-53 security control framework
Experience in areas such as system security, network, and application security
Knowledge of current and emerging cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls
Contributor for architectural/industry changes in the area of cyber security
Experience with evaluating, designing, configuring, implementing cloud services models such as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
Experience with operating in an Agile/DevOps environment
Experience with Scripting
Knowledge of application program interface (API) and ability to manipulate APIs to integrate different toolsets
Advanced knowledge in cybersecurity principles, networking, architecture, servers, systems design, virtual hosts, configuration management, Identity and Access Management, encryption, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS)
Experience in supporting the deployment, configuring, managing, and maintaining any of the below technologies:
Directory Services and Centralized Authentication, such as Active Directory or Red Hat
Identity Manager Vulnerability scanning and management of databases, operating systems, and/or web applications
IDS/IPS and anti-malware tools/technologies
Experience with Agile, Scrum and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Experience operating in an Agile/DevOps environment
Exceptional verbal and written communications.
Quickly learn and adapt to new and changing business/technical concepts, requirements, skills, tools
Goal-oriented team player committed to quality and detail
Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow-through
Innovative and strategic thinker who is positive, proactive and readily embraces change
Demonstrated ability to explain technical details to a non-technical audience
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.