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GBSD - Operation Security (OPSEC) Systems Engineer (7458 7459)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Roy, UT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/13/2022
Expire Date: 09/28/2022
Job Categories: Engineering, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Military, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
GBSD - Operation Security (OPSEC) Systems Engineer (7458 7459)
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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Operation Security (OPSEC) Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you'll get to do:
The Mission Defense Team (MDT) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified system engineer to serve as a OPSEC Engineer, Level 2. You will be responsible for assessing and prioritizing a broad spectrum of security threats. Key protection activities will involve intelligence fusion, vendor research, trusted foundry, program protection, anti-counterfeit, and supply chain security.
Additional Responsibilities include:
  • Assessment and analysis of threats, vulnerabilities, and risk for identified mission-critical functions and critical components
  • Support courses of action based on knowledge and experience, initiative, guidance, and established regulations and policies
  • Contributes to program plans, goals, objectives and milestones to evaluate the effectiveness of an OPSEC program
  • Organize and conducts studies for various operational initiatives
  • Participate in a variety of working groups and customer meetings; ensure communication of risk environment with stakeholders
  • Review technical security assessments of SSE environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established standards and regulations and recommended mitigation strategies
  • Ensure the architecture and design of systems are functional and secure; support the design, development, implementation, and integration of security systems and system components
  • Execute completion Statement of Work requirements, Program Milestone Exit Criteria, and program maturity commitments
  • Self-starters compelled to take action in the workplace without requiring prompting from supervisors
  • Support MDT with other duties as assigned
  • Travel: 10%
In addition to technical skills, you will be a self-starter with strong time management skills. Your organizational skills and ability to anticipate future challenges will serve you well.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You'll bring these qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Systems Engineer requires a minimum 2 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree
  • U.S. Citizenship and an Active Secret Security Clearance or higher awarded or reviewed in the last 6 years, and the ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance and special program access
  • Minimum 2 years of applying and understanding Systems Security Engineering principles applicable to US Government Defense Programs
  • Minimum 2 years of applying and understanding security best practices in addressing program protection risks
  • Knowledge of automated security systems and networks in order to use these tools as necessary in conducting OPSEC functions
These qualifications would be nice to have:
  • Top secret clearance
  • A solid understanding of Program Protection applicable to US Government Defense Programs and applied knowledge in the application of SSE principles across a broad spectrum of security measures (Cybersecurity, Counterfeit Awareness, Anti-Tamper, HW/SW Assurance, OPSEC, etc.) to protect critical program information (CPI)
  • Knowledge of the interrelationship of the various security functions within OPSEC / Antiterrorism / Force Protection in order to analyze and resolve difficult and complex OPSEC problems
  • Knowledge of the Air Force OPSEC measures, Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) and Force Protection Condition (FPCON) technical countermeasures
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new system security techniques
  • 2 years in showing the ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings
  • Ability to show self as team player, able to multi-task, able to generate quality work products independently, able to make excellent judgement and show interpersonal skills

Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD

Employees 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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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