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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Network - X-Lab (21-095)NGO in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Networking Engineer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • This position will be responsible for ensuring that policies and processes are created, adhered to, and reported to ensure continuous monitoring requirements are met in accordance with requirements.

  • Additionally this role will perform both technical and non-technical assessments of controls requirements and work with functional area personnel to remediate those requirements.

  • This position will be pivotal in providing a forward look at the Cybersecurity strategy across multiple task orders.

  • Lastly, this position will aid in the development and maintenance of the networks for three environments.


Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

  • Must have experience in the following areas:

  • Analyzing design constraints, trade-offs, and detailed system and security designs to identify necessary lifecycle support.

  • Applying security policies to applications that interface with one another.

  • Assessing the effectiveness of information protection measures utilized by system(s).

  • Assessing threats to and vulnerabilities of computer system(s) to develop a security risk profile. Build, test, and modify product prototypes using working or theoretical models.

  • Conducting assessments of the application security design for the appropriate security controls, which protect the confidentiality and integrity Information. Integrate information assurance (IA) or IA-enabled products.

  • Designing and develop secure interface specifications between interconnected systems.

  • Design, develop, integrate, and update system security measures (including policies and requirement(s) that provide confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation.

  • Designing hardware, operating systems, and software applications to adequately address information assurance (IA) security requirements.

  • Designing or integrate appropriate data backup capabilities into overall system designs, and ensure appropriate technical and procedural processes exist for secure system backups and protected storage of backup data.

  • Designing to minimum security requirements to ensure requirements are met for all systems and/or applications.

  • Developing architectures or system components consistent with technical specifications.

  • Developing detailed security design documentation for component and interface specifications to support system design and development. Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan the development of a new application or modification of an existing application.

  • Analyzing user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.

  • The Successful candidate should be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance with the potential of a Polygraph.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that 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

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements




Salarymin: $83,600

Salarymax: $125,400

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology