Principal Devsecops Engineer / Sr. Principal Devsecops Engineer

Northrop Grumman Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 3 months ago


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal or Sr. Principal DevSecOps Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our System Integration Test and Evaluation (SIT&E) organization. This role is located in Melbourne, Florida.

In this role you will be working in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

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

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications (Principal Engineer):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science AND 5 years of work related experience in Computer Systems / Cyber Engineering OR Master's Degree AND 3 years of experience OR PhD AND 0 years of experience

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret or Top Secret and a background investigation within the scope of 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment

  • Candidate must be able to obtain all required enhanced security clearances and program specific accesses

Basic Qualifications (Senior Principal Engineer):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science AND 9 years of work related experience in Computer Systems / Cyber Engineering OR Master's Degree AND 7 years of experience OR PhD AND 4 years of experience

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret or Top Secret and a background investigation within the scope of 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment

  • Candidate must be able to obtain all required enhanced security clearances and program specific accesses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+ or CISSP Certification

  • VMWare Certification or Experience

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management"

  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Development pipeline experience

  • Building applications using Jenkins or Jenkins like tools

  • 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/or Terraform

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

  • Working practices, such as Git Branching and release schedules

  • Experience of secure virtualization and containerization 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

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00Salary Range 2: $108,600.00 - $163,000.00

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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