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Northrop Grumman
Location: Cheltenham
Job type: Permanent
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Mission Designer

Location: Cheltenham
Careers Site Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Description

Are you a Mission Designer looking for a new opportunity where you can grow within in a dynamic and creative team of professionals? Do you have hands on technical experience with Cyber Security tools? Have you led on Cyber Training and Exercising solutions?

Northrop Grumman requires an experienced Cyber and Intelligence Professional with a broad range of skills and experience to join a team to design, produce and deliver Cyber based training and exercising solutions. This work will directly support a range of MoD and Government customers by providing Training and Exercising Solutions for Cyberspace Operations. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-moving area that is experiencing rapid growth.


Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled.


How you will make a difference

You will be working in a fast paced IT project environment and will be exercising skills to design, develop and support cyber training and exercising.

Technical and Organisational Responsibilities... Architect technical networks for training scenarios in multiple synthetic environments to meet agreed training objective Remaining concurrent with industry trends and security vulnerabilities Lead on engagement activities with MoD & Government clients to develop Cyber Training and Exercising solutions. Design Cyber Exercise Schemas to meet Tactical and Operational Objectives in consultation with multiple clients. Develop Vignettes to complement Cyber Exercise Schemas to support Cyberspace Decision Makers at the Strategic, Operational and Tactical levels. Design Training and Exercising solutions to support existing and future Cyber Operational Concepts. Deliver Cyber Training and Exercise solutions to MoD & Government Clients at sites across the UK and Overseas. Provide Cyber Operations consultation services to MoD & Government clients as required. Perform Liaison duties with Industry to develop Cyber Training and Exercising Capability on behalf of MoD & Government clients Perform Liaison duties with Coalition and Partner Organisations to develop existing Cyber Operational Concepts. Deliver training scenarios and supporting materials for various cyber exercises, table top exercisers and matrix games Develop Northrop Grumman Cyber Training and Exercising Capability to support current and future UK requirements.

What you will need to have... Practical experience with cyber security tools and technologies Familiarisation with National Institute of Standards & technology (NIST) / Ethical Hacking concepts Experience serving on a cyber security team Experience in penetration testing tools and techniques

Also, we’d love it if you have...

Familiarisation with coding / scripting concepts

Working knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, risk identification, prioritization, and remediation techniques

Familiarisation with concepts such has Virtual Engine management simulator (VEMs), vApps, Salt orchestration

Basic understanding of software development best practises and how to

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