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Principal Cyber Planner

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: Category: Information TechnologyLocation: San Antonio - TX, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SCITelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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.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 is seeking a Cyber Planner to join our team in San Antonio, TX.What You'll get to Do:The role is focused on understanding DoD Cyber Security, Cyber Resiliency, and Cyber Survivability requirements and conveying approaches to those requirements to System Architects/Engineers for implementation in Northrop Grumman's systems, products & services. The Cyber Planner establishes plans for DT/OT test events as dictated by DoD Acquisition milestones. The team conducts full-scope vulnerability assessment, exploit development, and penetration testing against mission critical weapon systems and platforms.Role Responsibilities:- Conduct special studies and analysis on operational cyber utility, technical feasibility and investment value, as well as integration of highly classified capabilities, evaluating system operational capabilities/trends and addressing operational needs and capability shortfalls as related to fielding needed capability for the DoD.- Analyze the full range of Joint Capabiliti es Integration and Development System (JCIDS) products such as Initial Capability Documents (ICD), Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), and other related documents and processes to include Enabling Concepts of Employment, Analyses of Alternatives (AoA), and other test and evaluation documents that may support acquisition decisions as required.- Access, analyze, and document cyber systems requirements.- Determining trade space for new capabilities to meet DoD requirements.- Assist in requirement development and definition throughout the acquisition life cycle- Support coordination and interface of classified programs by developing and documenting operational requirements and concepts of operation, providing written comments on program documentation.- Performs requirements analysis for the cyber survivability of specific DoD weapons systems. Consults with DoD and NG program customers to evaluate requirements and translate operations cap ability requirements to technical solutions. Interprets cyber survivability requirements and works with architects and engineers to translate cyber survivability performance requirements and cyber resilience specified attributes into an architecture appropriate to the type of weapon/mission system. Works with team to understand the requirements for countering a specified cyber Adversary Threat Tier (ATT).- Assist with the development of a Six Phase Cybersecurity Test Plan.NGFeaturedJobs#LI-MS-105Basic Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Software Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or other similar STEM related degree with a minimum five (5) years years of relevant professional experience (military, defense industry, cyber security); higher academic degrees can be substituted for some experience or 9 years of professional experience in leiu of a degree- Current Cybersecurity Certification meeting the DoDD 8570 IAT Level 2 Requirement (i.e., Security+ and/or GSEC)- Ability to develop use cases and interpret cyber capability requirements in a mission critical operational environment and to develop plans/roadmaps to implement those requirements.- Ability to interpret and translate customer requirements into operational capabilities- Experience conducting penetration testing or vulnerability research- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret/SCI with a SSBI clearancePreferred Qualifications:- MS degree in Software Development, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, or other similar STEM related degree, to include 9 years of experience in Cyber Protection- Current Cybersecurity Certification meeting the DoDD 8570 IAT Level 3 Requirement (i.e., Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or CISSP).- Knowledge of DoD Cyber Survivability joint requirements mechanism, to include meaning of CSRC, ATT, and the 10 specified CSAs- Knowledge of USG/DoD Cyber Threat Frameworks, to include the NSA/CSS Technical Cyber Threat Framework v2 (NTCTFv2) and the MITRE ATT&CK (Adversarial Tactics Techniques and Common Knowledge) framework- Knowledge of DoD Cyber Survivability joint requirements mechanisms, including CSRCs, ATT, CSAs, and KPPs - Knowledge of NIST, CSF, and RMF- Technical computer/network knowledge and understanding of common computer hardware, software, networks, communications and connectivity- Experience with software/hardware reverse engineering for vulner ability and exploit R&D - Experience with: RTOS (Integrity, Nucleus, VxWorks, etc.); PowerPC, ARM, Xilinx FPGA, RISCx, other hardware computing development; Assembly language (any current architecture/OS); TCP/IP MITM, spoofing, and exploitation; Platform communications protocols (ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, Spacewire, etc.); and Crypto analysis and cryptosystem exploitation- Active Top Secret/SCI access with an SSBI completed within the past 4 years, is highly desirableWhat 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 PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffEducation AssistanceTraining and DevelopmentFlexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.Salary Range: 87400 - 131100Employees 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.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.

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