Programmer 1, Linthicum, MD

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Linthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10088014
Category: Information Technology
Location: Linthicum, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: SCI
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

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.

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, but they’re also making history.

Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems is seeking information technology professionals to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Linthicum, MD, with the desire to learn new technologies and develop software for cutting edge Space Payloads.

The candidate will work in an integrated team environment supporting cyber security operations and analysis research and technology application. The candidate will research, implement, and maintain information assurance and security engineering systems with requirements of business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, and/or internal counterespionage (insider threat detection and mitigation) for computer and non-computer systems. The candidate will generate/write and maintain cyber security related software computer programs. The candidate will perform unit and integration testing; System security threats and risks will be assessed and mitigated.

While not all positions will require an active clearance to start, all positions are contingent on the candidate’s ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a cyber security professional, you’ll expand your knowledge and skills to develop competencies in cyber security, software development and/or testing that may include:

Planning, implementing, upgrading, or monitoring security measures for the protection of computers, computer networks, information, and physical non-computers
Ensuring appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure
Responding to computer security vulnerabilities
Writing, testing, integrating, and deploying cyber software related code
Interpreting and applying security policies
Developing documentation required to support research, testing, software development, technical reporting and/or training

Basic Qualifications:

The candidate must minimally meet each of the following:

Successfully completed 16-week NPower training program, followed by a successful technical internship at Northrop Grumman
Must have a High School diploma
Actively working toward completion of one or more of the following certifications:
All equivalent CompTIA Certifications in A+, Network+, and Security+
Basic Linux skills and experience
Understanding of Software Development fundamentals
Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week)
Capable of self-direction and motivation, able break down high level tasks into manageable work portions
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI security clearance
Completed any of the following certifications: CompTIA Certifications in A+, Network+, and/or Security+
Programming (classroom or work) experience, such as java, C++ and/or Python
Have prior cyber security work experience 

Salary Range: $41,600 USD – $69,300 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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10088014 2023.01.14

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