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DevOps Engineer

Requisition ID: R10041460

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: New Malden, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: None
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • 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.

Due to a number of recent successes, we are growing our development team with creative and ambitious engineers. Working within an Agile environment, your experience will cover a range of technologies to help provide multi-domain Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions for our customers internationally.

The DevOps Engineer role in the team is key to the continued operation of building and validating the release products within the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline – being able to support both the software and test engineers across multiple projects to implement and validate changes through the product lifecycle and deliver a product in readiness for formal delivery to the customer.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the CI/CD pipelines to deliver release products

  • System administration tasks, such as provisioning and managing servers and Virtual Machines (VMs)

  • Manage the security monitoring, system patching, and internal network connectivity

  • Coordinate with Infrastructure team to deploy and provide availability of VMs within the product development environment

  • Coordinate with the software engineers to automate the building of product artefacts across the development branches

  • Coordinate with the test engineers to deploy automated test execution against the test execution plan

  • Manage the virtual deployment of Windows platforms using Terraform templates

  • Maintain and develop relevant templates to deploy required Windows Operating System version and build updates

  • Maintain and manage the Jenkins jobs within the CI/CD pipeline

  • Address and investigate issues encountered within the workings of the CI/CD pipeline

  • Management and resolution of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) raised across dependent development components

Key qualifications / experience
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Development pipeline experience

  • Building applications using Jenkins

  • Manage containers using container orchestrator Docker

  • Build custom scripts to automate tasks using Ansible, Node.js or Java

  • Source code management using Git/Bitbucket

  • Administration experience of Linux and Windows Operating Systems

  • Experience of automating tasks using Ansible and Terraform

  • Experience of administering Virtualised or Containerised systems in VMWare and Docker

  • Working practices, such as Git Branching and release schedules

Preferred qualifications / experience
  • Experience of secure virtualisation and containerisation system design.

  • Experience of designing, deploying and troubleshooting networking, including subnetting, VLANs and VPNs.

  • Experience of designing, deploying and administering cloud based solutions such as Amazon Web Service (AWS).

  • Experience of secure network architecture design

Other requirements
  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings and training activities

  • Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.

  • Clearance requirements: Post-holder must be able to obtain and maintain a U.K. Government SC security clearance



Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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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.