Secure, protect, defend with Northrop Grummans cyber team

Secure, protect, defend with Northrop Grumman's cyber team

 October 22, 2018

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Northrop Grumman cyber experts are developing systems and solutions that are revolutionising the entire cyberspace continuum of defense, exploit, and attack. Northrop Grumman employees strive to protect the United States by finding solutions to a large number of different cyber attacks.

Tackling misconceptions of Cyber Security

Lauren is proof that there there is much more to Cyber Security than what meets the eye and she wants to tackle these misleading stereotypes.

“We want to find out that one piece of information that will lead to finding the next terrorist," says Lauren who is a Cyber Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman.

She says that the biggest misconception of someone working in Cyber Security is that they are just an attacker who sits in a basement hacking away.

At Northrop Grumman, it's not just hacking and defending, there's a lot more to it. Northrop Grumman employees really support each other, which Lauren believes is really critical because there are so many different types of attacks. For Lauren, when she stops an attack, when she finds the solution quickly, it's an amazing feeling.

There is also the misconception of Cyber Security that most programmers are men. Lauren to lead by example and break this gender bias through her role as a Cyber Software Engineer.

"Girls are always shocked when they see another young woman programming," says Lauren. "I think that really drives me."

A career to suit all cyber professionals

Northrop Grumman is looking for people with the expertise in operational, technical, and security engineering in the following disciplines:

  • Cyber Operations
  • Cyber Software
  • Cyber Systems
  • Cyber Protection
  • Cyber Architecture
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Information Assurance
  • Incident Analysis
  • Systems Administration
  • Information Security

Join talented women like Lauren at Northrop Grumman

Discover other women like Lauren who are passionate about their careers at Northrop Grumman and are encouraged to meet their full potential.

Find out about Northrop Grumman's current job vacancies and see where your career might take you.


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