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CI/CD Software Engineer or Principal CI/CD Software Engineer

Requisition ID: R10102133

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

The Launch and Missile Defense Systems division within Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Software Engineer or Principal CI/CD Software Engineer. We are excited for you to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. Our domain provides rewarding work that contributes to the latest advancements being made in the missile defense industry. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

As a CI/CD Software Engineer or Principal CI/CD Software Engineer, you will support IRADs, and will develop CI/CD infrastructure for automated testing, deployment, and configuration management of software. The selected CI/CD Software Engineer will lead automated testing efforts of a program.  

Essential Functions:

  • Establish new or modify existing CI/CD architecture
  • Define the CI/CD processes for the team
  • Build automated testing infrastructure
  • Define and manage the Configuration Management for the team
  • Write scripts to automate the CI/CD and Configuration Management process
  • Interface with external teams to update or enhance existing tools

Seeking candidates who find satisfaction in working on challenging and diverse assignments in collaborative settings across all levels.

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

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal CI/CD Software Engineer or a Sr. Principal CI/CD Software Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal CI/CD Software Engineer or Sr. Principal CI/CD Software Engineer:

  • CI/CD Software Engineer: Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 2 years of related experience, or a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 0 years experience, or 6 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Principal CI/CD Software Engineer: Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience or a Master’s degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of experience, or a PhD and 0 years of experience, or 9 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience developing software in C++ or other object-oriented programming language.
  • Utilization of debugging tools and testing mechanisms. 
  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development project.
  • Experience using Configuration Management systems for software.
  • Demonstrate adherence to applicable software development processes and procedures. 
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up-to 10% to support business needs.
  • Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance and a minimum of an interim secret clearance is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current active in-scope DoD Secret or Top Secret security clearance
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS 
  • Experience with CMake 
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Jenkins, bamboo, or other automated tester
  • Experience with GoogleTest, PyTest, or other testing framework
  • Experience with a relational databases

Salary Range: $77,200 USD - $115,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $95,100 USD - $142,700 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

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.

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.