Software Configuration Management Build Engineer

Requisition ID: R10005207

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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: 1

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is seeking a Software Configuration Management Build Engineer (Level 2) – Engineer Software to join our diverse team in Azusa, CA. 

The successful candidate’s primary work will be as a member of the Azusa Software Configuration Management Build Team supporting multiple programs on a variety of different development platforms, primarily formal software and data product development efforts for processing and analyzing data from space sensors. The candidate will support the planning, execution, and maintenance of configuration-controlled operational-level software builds. As required by program needs, the candidate will be responsible for supporting multiple development teams in a dynamic, multi-platform environment. Responsibilities will include providing ClearCase/Git/Subversion and other version control tools administrative support including installations, user account management, Git repository, creation of VOBs & Views, and technical troubleshooting; providing software build support including makefile/cmake/gmake creation, build labeling, software builds and content list generation. 

Additional responsibilities may include developing and supporting scripts including triggers, hooks and integration with other products. For a candidate to be successful in this role they will need excellent written and oral communication skills. They will also require strong soft-skills and be comfortable with inter- and intra-team interactions.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) & 2 years of software configuration management and software build experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field 
  • Working knowledge and experience in Unix/Linux/Windows Environment
  • Ability to obtain & maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in Git, GitLab, Bitbucket, Rational Clearcase, Subversion, and other version control tools
  • Atlassian JIRA, Rational Clearquest and other defect tracking tool experience
  • Atlassian Confluence, Crucible and Bitbucket, Jenkins, Jfrog artifactory and Nexus repository experience
  • Data Container Management tools (Docker, RedHat OpenShift)
  • Software Quality & Security Management (SonarQube, PCLint, Fortify)
  • Programming and scripting experience in a UNIX environment (C++, Perl, Shell, Scripts)
  • Familiar with the principle of DevSecOps
  • Experience with makefiles (ClearMake, GNUmake, cmake, gmake)
  • Knowledge of military & civil space (SBIRS, JPSS, JTAGS P3I, iSAGE)
  • Knowledge and experience of languages C, C++, Ada, Java, SQL, and fortran and its compiler principle
  • Current & valid D0D security clearance.

Salary Range: 81700 - 122500

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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