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Northrop Grumman Staff Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation Lead (20-266) in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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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 & Sciences (E&S) 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 Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation Lead based out of Schriever AFB, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

This position will report to the C2BMC Program leadership and is responsible for coordinating no less than 20 high-visibility MDA Cyber Events for the C2BMC element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). This position will lead the Cybersecurity T&E planning, execution and reporting to include: managing multiple T&E projects and MDA Cyber Events, documenting actionable T&E metrics and communicating with various intra/inter Missile Defense Agency related organizations. The Cybersecurity T&E lead is expected to frequently brief results and POAMs to MDA Executive leadership on behalf of C2BMC. Position will also ensure that team projects are completed on schedule following established program procedures, schedules and work plans. The Cybersecurity T&E lead will plan for and coordinate across National Team Functional Areas to ensure appropriate resources are represented at each C2BMC T&E Event. This position will conduct post event analysis and ensure results from MDA Cyber events and the solutions to those results are incorporated into the engineering baseline as appropriate. Position daily tasks include:

  • Researches, develops, and recommends appropriate Cybersecurity countermeasures for networks, systems, and/or applications based upon test and evaluation information

  • Supports various Cybersecurity T&E reviews performed by multiple external organizations and identifies gaps in security architecture, resulting in recommendations for inclusion in a risk mitigation strategy

  • Maintains Cyber T&E Plans and POAMs to ensure compliance with DoD policies and directives, USCYBERCOM guidance, risk mitigation, and minimum-security policies and requirements

  • Works with other T&E organizations to develop rules of engagement (RoE), tailored test plans, and synchronizes efforts across all T&E efforts

  • Candidate must be able to be self-initiated and capable of leading large groups of people and data to drive solutions to and increase cyber posture of C2BMC Depending on mission and test event requirements travel to CONUS and/or OCONUS locations will be required.

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