Cyber Developer 3

Northrop Grumman   •  

Colorado Springs, CO

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 166 days ago

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Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Cyber Developer to support a program located in Colorado Springs, CO.


Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The development and testing of patches to fix vulnerabilities in Windows and RHEL, with primary focus on RHEL.
  • Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to:
    • Installation and configuration of Linux and Windows and Solaris from the OS up to the application level.
    • Documentation and verification of all installation and configuration steps in documentation to be delivered to the customer.
    • Develop test plans/procedures for software integration and unit test. 
    • Work with software developers and/or vendors as needed to help diagnose and identify the root cause of problems found during system integration.
    • Submit problem reports for errors found and coordinate daily integration activities with other team members.
  • The candidate must be proficient in the use of MS Office products.
  • The candidate should be able to clearly and succinctly communicate complex concepts, issues, and status to various levels of management to include senior level government officials.






Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of work related experience with a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent years experience, or 4 years with a Masters degree or 10 year in lieu of a degree
  • DoDI 8570 certification (e.g., GSEC, Security+ CE, SCNP, SSCP).
  • Active Secret Clearance is required
  • Must have a Sec+ or equivalent to start.
  • Experience in Linux system administration.
  • Experience with installing and testing patches on Windows and Linux platforms is required.
  • Experience with Information Assurance policies and procedures with the ability to apply IA requirements to an existing system is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Linux and WindowsScripting is desired.
  • Experience in working with virtual environment to include installing, configuring, and administering the environments is a plus.
  • Experience with scriptinglanguages (developing, debugging and maintaining). Solaris installation, use, configuration and patching experience is a plus.
  • Experience in configuring and administering with Linux and Windows Secure Host Baseline from the OS level up is desired.
  • Experience with networks is a plus.