GBSD – Staff DevSecOps Lead Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 20020298

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 Staff Lead Software Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This position will be responsible for the overall software DevSecOps environment, connectivity, and technical performance at our Roy Utah agile software development center.  Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You’ll Get To Do: 
  • Be responsible for designing, maintaining, executing and updating the DevSecOps software pipeline and software factory that is utilized across all software teams 
  • Provide coaching, technical direction, and facilitation of the implementation of a fully DevSecOps pipeline
  • Lead the strategy and execution of DevSecOps implementation under agile processes including support at scrum meetings, technical backlog reviews and software customer engagements
  • Provide leadership direction and support to the Enterprise Services team 
  • Develop, monitor and support the GBSD Continuous Integration / Continuous Development (CI/CD) pipeline and utilize all tools to support software development
  • Define, Monitor and Lead software implementation procedures to include static code analysis, unit-level testing and documentation in support of GBSD software development
  • Support Integrated Product Team (IPT) software and firmware development across the United States as the senior software leader responsible for compliant software delivery
  • Be responsible for identifying and mitigating software defects related to the DevSecOps environment via root cause analysis and solution development across the GBSD software teams
  • Provide highly innovative solutions to unusually complex technical problems

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 position’s 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.     UTSpace GBSDJobs

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 14 years of related experience; Master's degree and 12 years; a PhD and 9 years
  • Experience in definition, implementation and execution of large DevSecOps tools and tool suites (JIRA, Confluence, GIT, etc.)
  • Experience in software development (C/C++, real time processors, Java, etc.)
  • Leadership of large, engineering teams across multiple geographic locations
  • U.S. Citizenship with a minimum interim-DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain SAP/SCI level
  These Qualifications would be Nice to Have:
  • Experience in large-scale agile software development
  • Expertise in the full software development lifecycle
  • Proficiency in AGILE or C/C++ and real-time processing including: processes threads, scheduling, synchronization mechanisms and memory management required
  • Experience in the use of Atlassian tools.
  • Experience with full software lifecycle: specification, design, implementation, integration, debug and maintenance required
  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence
  • Familiarity with a structured process driven software development environment including peer reviews of all work products, using a revision control system, defect tracking and build release practices required
  • Experience with development drivers and middleware (RTOS, Linux and/or VxWorks) and anti-tampering (cryptographic, secure comms, logging, SW deployment) is preferred
  • Experience with Git products.
  • Experience with applied automated testing techniques including unit and integration testing.
  • Experience with test framework/application and system verification
  • Active DoD Security Clearance at the SAP/SCI level or above
  • Have a superior understanding of software tools, automated software development environments, and digital environment operating systems and assets
  • Have a superior understanding of Agile software development principles and lessons learned
  • Have a strong understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and associate principles 
  • Have experience working on Agile teams in a leadership position across multiple teams

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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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