San Diego, California

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 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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU...keep reading!

Northrop Grumman located in San Diego, CA has an opening for a Software Cyber Engineering Manager 2. This is a dual-hat technical lead role and functional manager position that reports into the DevSecOps Software Department. This position is responsible for the people, processes, tools, and products to meet the current and future DevSecOps needs of unclassified and classified programs in San Diego, CA. You will lead the cyber team to implement and maintain continuous cyber on the program.

Essential Functions
  • Annual engagement survey coordination
  • New business acquisition, proposal and special projects support
  • Support Functional Engineering initiatives
  • Assist with staff workload forecast preparation
  • Identify and implement new or improved tools and processes to increase team efficiency
  • Acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable the team to accomplish their assigned job
  • Program management related duties
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Leads Engineering teams with program execution
  • Mentor Engineers on all phases of the Program
  • Creates, reviews, and maintains critical documentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Provide Cybersecurity Assessment support and serve as a Cybersecurity expert throughout all stages of acquisition, systems engineering, and maintenance processes
  • Administer strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining Assessment and Authorization (A&A) of systems
  • Support security process, analysis, coordination, assessment, documentation, software research
  • Provide security impacts and risk assessments of new system components and emerging technologies
  • Assist in the implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), through the required government policy (i.e., NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, CNSSI, etc.), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
  • Implement, document, test and verify established security requirements
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, or higher, in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) related field from an accredited institution with minimum of 9 years of experience or Masters Degree and 7 years of experience in Engineering OR Information Technology OR Aerospace
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience with compliance and vulnerability reporting tools (SCAP, ACAS, Nmap, SAST).
  • Must possess familiarity/knowledge of both Windows and UNIX/Linux based platforms as well as basic systems engineering principles and concepts.
  • Experience using and working with fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices.
  • Experience in the field of cybersecurity including common terms, fundamental technical elements, network security, operating system security, and software security.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with the implementation of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) special publications, federal regulations, and DoD policies.
  • Experience in documenting the security posture of an information system and reporting on security controls assigned to the system.
  • Strong organizational, and communication skills and experience working with people at a variety of levels within the organization.
  • Experience with system vulnerability management and security patch implementation as well as direct experience with DoD A&A activities, security processes, and documentation/reporting using RMF, NIST, or CNSSI guidance as required.
  • Experience submitting authorization inputs and artifacts to support authorizing authority's ongoing assessment and authorization decisions.
  • Experience performing moderately complex security information technology tasks independently and validating security assessments and reviews.
  • Experience applying security hardening to information systems and networks under the guidance of the RMF.
  • Any of the following DoD 8570 IAM Level I, IAT Level II Certifications (Network+ CE or Security+ CE), CEH, CASP+, CISM, CISSP
Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 most positions.

San Diego, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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