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DevOps Engineer – Containerization (Principal Level)

Requisition ID: R10050566

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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.

Join the Northrop Grumman Chief Data Office as a Principal DevOps engineer. We will consider a fulltime, virtual telecommuter for this role.

The DevOps engineer will be responsible for working with the platform team to design, build, and maintaining highly-available containerized services to meet critical business needs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, build, and implement automated, containerized cloud platform solutions for data platform & tools team

  • Design, build, and implement monitoring and scaling Work with team members to automated and integrate new functionality

  • Collaborate with engineers across multiple teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, information technology, information systems, or a relevant technical field & 5 years software development experience; 3 years with Masters

  • Proven ability with containers and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

  • Experience with building, deploying, and managing containerized services & environments

  • Experience dockerizing/containerizing applications & services

  • Experience with cloud computing technologies (AWS/Azure)

  • Experience with git and managing container image repositories

  • Familiarity with Agile software development practices, Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc)

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) concepts, practices, and tools  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to independently resolve issues and deliver results.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong linux/unix systems engineering & shell scripting experience

  • Experience with building, deploying, and managing applications on PaaS

  • Experience with Terraform and other configuration management system tools (Ansible, etc)

  • Experience with distributed teams

  • Experience with Python or other scripting/automation languages

  • Operations and systems administration experience


    Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $152,200 USD

    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. 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.



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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.