Lead Cyber Security Engineer
Northrop Grumman 1,970 reviews - Washington, DC

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Business Sector


Information Systems



United States-District of Columbia-Washington

US Citizenship Required for this Position



Relocation Assistance


No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type


Position of Public Trust

Number of Openings





1st Shift


Join a winning team at Northrop Grumman. The Bureau of Engraving & Printing (BEP) is the largest producer of security documents in the United States. The BEP prints billions of Federal Reserve notes for delivery to the Federal Reserve System each year. These notes are produced at the Bureau’s Washington, DC and Fort Worth, Texas manufacturing facilities.

The Bureau CIO Directorate provides management support for all of the automated systems required to support the Bureau’s manufacturing operations and the activities that support them. These systems include enterprise-wide financial management, manufacturing, and production support systems, as well as, localized systems that relates to or support the Bureau’s operations.

You’ll be part of a 12 person team supporting the full gamut of Certification and Accreditation services for the Department of Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Specifically, this position is responsible for the system administration, evolution, operations and maintenance of the BEP Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system. The BEP SIEM is a product produced by QRadar and is based on the Red Hat Linux operating system. This position is responsible for configuring the SIEM to ingest data from a wide variety of systems and databases and then process this data into actionable security information. The successful candidate must have significant system administration experience with Linux, Windows Server, and Windows Desktop environments. In addition the successful candidate must have extensive network experience to include, Cisco networking devices, IPS/IDS, AntiVirus, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, Windows Security Events, and Linux Syslogs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a technical discipline,
  • 14 Years of IT experience with a BS, 12 years with a MS, 9 years with a PhD
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust designation
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) administration and operations.
  • Cyber Security experience
  • CISSP Certification
  • Treasury experience
  • A current Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience with ComplyVision, the BEP C&A Management Tool
  • Experience with Continuous Monitoring
This position is contingent on successfully passing the Government’s security process

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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