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Sentinel (GBSD) – Principal / Sr. Principal Software Engineer – Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment – 7394; 7395

Requisition ID: R10046280

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Software Engineer / Senior Principal Software Engineer to join the System Engineering Team (SET). This position can be filled in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Final grade level offered will be based on candidate experience level.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will serve as a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Engineer for the DevStar, Integrated Functional Capability organization.

As a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Engineer, you will set up, maintain, and develop (ongoing) continuous build/integration infrastructure and ensure pipelines are properly defined and performing optimally. You bring a curiosity and understanding of the pipeline's goals and the transactions occurring within them. You will actively interface with DevOps and engineering teams to coordinate and optimize the steps that execute within the pipeline and to bring consistency and best practices in approach, tools, and standards. You will also create and maintain fully automated CI build processes, which include writing builds and deployment scripts.

Specific responsibilities will include:

• Develop visibility and metrics for continuous improvement

• Develop, review, and modify CI/CD principles innovatively and iteratively

• Maintain CI/CD tools/platforms

• Develop and maintain Build, Deployment, and Continuous Integration pipeline and systems

• Manage and troubleshoot the CI/CD process including builds, infrastructure, and training

• Deploy new tools and processes for CI/CD

• Collaborate with external stakeholders to address complex issues with regards to infrastructure, security, networking, and software deployments

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 401k
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

•Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree and 5 years of experience, 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree; 3 years with Master’s Degree; 0 years with PhD

•Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree and 9 years of experience, 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree; 7 years with Masters Degree; 4 years with PhD

•Experience with software development tools such a Java, Python, etc.

•DevOps tool experience (Jira, Confluence, Git, etc.)

•Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or other cloud orchestration technologies (Sr. Principal only)

•Experience with developing CI/CD workflows and utilizing tools such as Nexus, Maven, Jira, GitLab, and Release Management (Sr. Principal only)

•Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible.) (Sr. Principal only)

•Active DoD Secret clearance, granted or re-investigated within last 6 years

•US Citizenship and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

•Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible.)

•Experience with developing CI/CD workflows and utilizing tools such as Nexus, Maven, Jira, GitLab, and Release Management

•Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or other cloud orchestration technologies

•Experience working with Agile methodologies and Agile development tools

•Experience working with multi-domain networks and synchronization across complex platforms

•Ability to work in a dynamic environment

•Security+ or equivalent certification


Salary Range: $87,600 USD - $131,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.