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Northrop Grumman Staff Cybersecurity Test Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

This position will report to the Command & Control Ballistic Missile Communications (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). Primary work location is at Schriever AFB (MDIOC) but will also involve work at other offices in Colorado Springs, CO.

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 (MDA) related organizations.

  • Frequently brief results and Plan of Action & Milestones (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.

  • Candidate must be able to be on-call and work evenings and weekends during scheduled test activities and to resolve system anomalies.

Job Category : Information Technology