Sr Prin / Principal Engineer Software – Cloud Solutions Architect

Requisition ID: 21017781

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Beavercreek - OH, United States of America
  • 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: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), in Beavercreek Ohio, is seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect to leverage their full-stack web development skills and experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set ba lanced between interpersonal and technical capabilities achieving sustainable quality products. They will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The selected candidate will evaluate, design, and lead implementation of full-stack cloud solutions in a hybrid cloud environment, building high availability for on and off premise cloud environments.

The candidate will work closely with software engineers in accomplishing the following:

  • Architect high speed, reliable, fault tolerant Cloud Solutions for hybrid environment cloud services.
  • - Work with clients to design and lead implementation of full-stack solutions using software that fully integrates with customer’s existing cloud infrastructure (data flow, security, and DevSecOps).
  • - Provide complete Operational, System and Technical Architectural blueprint views.
  • - Provide System interface description v iews with physical nodes and interconnections.
  • - Architect solutions for data migrations across hybrid environments.
  • - Participate and collaborate in all meeting initiatives to account for mission requirements.
  • - Advise on integration of new emerging industry cloud technologies for NASIC hybrid cloud environments.
  • - Responsible for the evaluation of technical risks and map out mitigation strategies.
  • - Evaluate emerging cloud services, applications, and hardware as part of lifecycle maintenance.
  • - Develop and organize cloud systems around appropriate enterprise frameworks, such as security, data, application, and business.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications:

BQs for a Software Engineer 4 are High school diploma or GED equivalent and 13 years relevant experience. Will also consider BS degree in Computer Science or related disciplines and 9 years relevant experience.

BQs for a Software Engineer 3 are High school diploma or GED equivalent and 9 years relevant experience. Will also consider BS degree in Computer Science or related disciplines and 5 years relevant experience.

  • Cloud Service Provider certification(s) such as Amazon Web Services Azure, Google, IMB, and Oracle (Solutions Architect, Developer, Administration, Cloud Security)
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript, TypeScript - Exposure / experience with frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Full Stack web development experience (Anuglar/React, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript, TypeScript, and experience with Databases and DevSecOPS deployment)
  • Exposure / experience with microservices, swagger and API definitions
  • Strong interpersonal skills t o communicate effectively with small technical teams.
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results.
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
  • Able to obtain a U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with:

  • Migration of legacy systems to a cloud environment

  • DevSecOps service/system delivery model

  • Angular/React - Bootstrap - Database (RDBMS, Graph, Document)

  • Docker

  • Java Python

  • Elastic Github, Jira, Jenkins, Maven

  • Developing microservices using the Spring Framework

  • Demonstrated use of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) and configuration management (Git, Bitbucket)

  • Experience working in Agile software development environment

  • Product Ownership and Management studies/certifications a plus.

  • Experience/exposure to Infrastructure as Code (Iac) development and administration developing or using tool s such as Terraform, YAML, Ansible, Cloudformation, or equivalents a plus.

Salary Range: 92000 - 138000

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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.