Principal Engineer Software / Sr. Principal Engineer (DevOps)
Requisition ID: R10130542
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Morrisville, North Carolina, United States of America | Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Polygraph
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: No
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions 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.
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 is searching for an experienced Principal Engineer Software / Sr. Principal Engineer Software - DevOps to support a Ground System in Morrisville, NC or Fairfax, VA.
The successful candidate for this position will join a group of DevOps engineers that is designing, deploying, and maintaining Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments for a ground system. The ground system will include Docker containers orchestrated by Kubernetes.
Develop Infrastructure as Code scripts in Terraform, Helm, and Puppet to provision AWS resources. Deploy and maintain the Dockerized ground system application on Kubernetes clusters. Configure and maintain EC2 developer instances and development environment. Configure and maintain DevOps Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline tools.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below.
Principal Engineer Software: Bachelor’s degree in STEM related degree with 5 + years of software development experience; 3 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; or 9 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
Sr. Principal Engineer Software: Bachelor’s degree in STEM related degree with 9 + years of software development experience; 7 years with a Master's; 0 years with a PhD; or 14 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree.
Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly
Experience with software systems deployment and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
Knowledge of DevOps, i.e. Jenkins and Nexus
Experience with AWS
Knowledge of Kubernetes
Experience with Red Hat Linux administration
Experience developing Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Helm, Puppet)
Willing to document key knowledge and share with team
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.