Northrop Grumman's Sensing & Secure Solutions Operating Unit is actively seeking a talented Principal Cyber Architect to join a newly awarded, Northrop Grumman primed program. This position's work location is in Annapolis Junction Maryland and is part of the Mission Systems Sector within Northrop Grumman. The new team member will be designing and developing new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. We are seeking a person who is capable of being responsible for leading technology decisions (such as analysis of alternatives and other research), mentoring junior engineers, and demonstrating knowledge/experience of the latest industry software techniques and practices to include Scaled Agile Framework development, Test Driven Development, Containerization, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, software patterns, and other concepts. The successful candidate should be comfortable with performing most of the following tasks:
- Ensures system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recover, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
- Integrates new architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integrations and testing issues.
- May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.