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Northrop Grumman Associate Cyber Protection Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

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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.

We are looking for an Associate Cyber Protection Engineer for our Defense Systems sector. The qualified applicant will become part of the Aerospace Cyber Effects (ACE) Group. This position will be located in Salt Lake City, UT or Ogden, UT.

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Conducts network or software vulnerability assessments and penetration testing utilizing reverse engineering techniques on avionics and embedded systems.

  • Performs vulnerability analysis and exploitation of applications, operating systems or networks.

  • Identifies intrusion or incident path and method. Isolates, blocks or removes threat access.

  • Evaluates system security configurations.

  • Evaluates findings and performs root cause analysis.

  • Performs analysis of complex software and systems to determine both functionality and intent of software systems.

  • Contributes to the design, development and implementation of countermeasures, system integration, and tools specific to Cyber and Information Operations.

  • May prepare and present technical reports and briefings.

  • May perform documentation, vetting and weaponization of identified vulnerabilities for operational use.

In this role you will apply extensive technical expertise and creativity to develop solutions to complex problems. Will have full knowledge of related disciplines. Work will be performed with minimal direction and the candidate will be given considerable latitude in determining the objectives of the assignment. Completed work will be reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective with the ultimate results contributing to the successful completion of a major program or component thereof. You will represent the organization as a prime technical contact and interact with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters.

"This position is contingent upon contract award"

Job Category : Information Technology