Full Job Description
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation
In today's conflicts, a new battlefield is arising - one where traditional systems aren't the only ones targeted. At Northrop Grumman, we create unrivaled, full-spectrum cyber solutions to actively combat these threats. Our offensive and defensive capabilities act as powerful deterrents, while built-in resiliency hardens systems so that when attacked, they're protected. That's why we're a leader in end-to-end Cyber for the modern world. We're seeking a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer who wants to join our team on this cyber battlefield. The position will be in Annapolis Junction, MD.
Analyze users' requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.
Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities.
Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies. Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.
Incorporates new plans, designs and systems into ongoing operations.
Develop technical documentation.
Develop system Architecture and system design documentation.
Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.
Interact with the Government regarding systems engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts.
Responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the systems engineering area of responsibility.
Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.
Bachelor's Degree (System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline) and 7 years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree and 5 years of relevant experience, or PhD and 2 years of experience, or High School Diploma and 11 years of software engineering experience in lieu of a degree.
6 months of experience participating in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations.
6 months of experience allocating real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components.
6 months of experience reviewing and providing input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and the integrated master plan (IMP).
6 months of experience deriving lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable.
6 months of experience participating in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirement, designs, interfaces, test procedures) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers.
6 months of experience developing derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance Mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management).
Current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
Experience developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirements for mid-to-large scale systems.
Experience developing technical documentation for issues and/or training.
Experience using agile and/or spiral developmental models.
Experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS products.
Experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.
Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, back-up, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage and retrieval systems.
Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments.
Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or HBase/Accumulo or BIG TABLE.
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.