Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Sr. Pr. Project Engineer in Dulles, Virginia

Sr. Pr. Project Engineer

Locations:Dulles, VA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:KKS20180910-48071

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems - National Security Space (NSS) Business Unit seeks Project Systems Engineer at our Dulles, VA campus to lead project security operations for multiple spacecraft development programs. NGIS is looking for a proactive engineer to organize security efforts and address security considerations throughout lifecycle program development – program conception through launch and operations. Must have strong multitasking capability to handle disparate programs and payloads, with diverse security and customer requirements. Prefer applicant to have experience with National satellite and ground systems; familiarity with systems engineering process a plus, but not a requirement.

Applicants must have experience with the following:

  • Experience with multi-level security operations and procedures for networks, ground systems, and physical security

  • Experience with security protocols, policies, and standards for diverse national security customers – experience working directly with customer security offices a strong desirement

  • Security Compliance standards for accreditation and approval of classified working spaces, networks, and information assurance standards

  • Development of Program Protection plans to protect program Critical Program Information (CPIs)

    Responsibilities include

  • In collaboration with internal and external security stakeholders, to include NSS’s Certified Program Security Officers, development and support for obtaining approval of program protection (P2) plans

  • Development of integration and test facility concepts of operation plans that are compliant with multiple stakeholder security requirements

  • Support generation of facility accreditation materials to ensure program compliance with stakeholder security requirements

  • Collaborate/Direct Information Assurance and Information Security Systems personnel in establishing DISA accredited, cross-domain networks supporting integration and test of assets at Northrop Grumman facilities as well as at external stakeholder sites

  • Work closely with integration and test management as well as program systems engineers to develop interface control documents and asset integration plans guaranteeing program security requirements are incorporated into overall program development efforts

  • Collaborate with engineering team to develop cryptographic handling processes and procedures; coordinate with customers to ensure approval and secure transfer of GFE cryptographic equipment

  • Position requires BA degree in STEM or Information Services/Assurance or Cybersecurity and 10 years of related experience. Position will require travel anticipated to be 25% time.

Top Secret Clearance, with Sensitive Compartmented Information access required – SSBI preferred.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 7 years or Masters in Engineering & 5 years or PhD & 2 years.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:25-50%

Years of Experience:8-10 Years