Principal Computer Systems Analyst (Application Platform Support)-19011999

Location: Woodlawn
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Position of Public Trust
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects  If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.  Its not the systems that drive us: its the soldier our systems bring home. Its not just the equipment that motivates us: its the people our equipment protects. Its not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: its whom those innovations serve. Were united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.


You have an opportunity to join Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management program that focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients.  Additionally, Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.


Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Computer Systems Analyst (Application Platform Support) to support a project at a large Federal agency. This position will be located in Woodlawn, Maryland.


Description of Work:

  • Provide SSA IT Modernization Domain-specific liaison support for the IT Modernization Infrastructure Domain and Application Platform Services (APS).

  • Support the APS Platform Architects in weekly meetings with Project Teams

  • Utilize Jira to create and manage backlog of tasks/activities for Project team support.

  • Support APS Platform Architects and Project Teams with assigned tasks/activities as indicated in Jira.

  • Provide direct support to sandbox and Proof of Concept (PoC) projects (non-lifecycle projects).

  • Create, update, and manage APS documentation using Confluence.

  • Coordinate SSA Modern Development Environment (MDE) pipeline updates and testing.

  • Bundle and manage artifacts for new container PoCs using Maven.

  • Create and provide Open Shift 101 presentations.

  • Provide systems engineering, research, simulation, testing and innovation technical expertise related to migrating IT infrastructure to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Red Hat Open Stack Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) clouds.

  • Review and consult on best-in-class government and industry modernization technology and competencies.

  • Review and consult on risk management and mitigation techniques (i.e., evaluation, modeling, simulation, and prototyping).


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 7 years of relevant experience, or Masters Degree and 5 years of relevant experience, or High School Diploma/GED and 11 years relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 2 years of experience working with Jira and Confluence.
  • 2 years of experience working with Nexus IQ, Nexus Repository, Ansible, and Maven.
  • 2 years of experience with designing and implementing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Red Hat OpenStack and OpenShift cloud technologies and infrastructures.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) status.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience configuring RedHat Open Stack and Open Shift and AWS IaaS, PaaS, and Hybrid cloud infrastructures.
  • Experience with 4 or more of the following:  Bitbucket, Jenkins, Mattermost, PostgreSQL, Selenium Grid, Sonarqube, Splunk, and/or Dynatrace.
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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job ID: 19011999