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 successful candidate for this position will design, implement and administer DevSecOps software factories. Support the design, procurement and instantiation of a Software Factory to operate across a multi-site network.  Monitor and maintain the operation of the software factory to support high reliability program execution and manage user accounts. The candidate will develop and maintain automation pipelines. The candidate will also be expected to interact with the other divisions within the company, partner organizations as well as the end customer. Essential Functions: Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Purchases hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. Level 3 Requirements: Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience; Master's with 3 years of experience. Level 4 Requirements: Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience; Master's with 7 years of experience; PhD with 4 years of experience. Basic Qualifications: The ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or other technical degree. A security clearance or the ability to obtain a security clearance is required. Candidates should have experience with large software systems and the full software development lifecycle Experience with software development (Java/Javascript, C++, C# or any modern object-oriented language) and its life cycle Experience with build tools (i.e., Maven, Ant, GNU make) and/or continuous integration environments (i.e., Jenkins, GitLab, Bamboo) and/or repositories (i.e. Nexus, JFROG) Experience with Windows and Linux/Unix administration Prior experience with DevOps and/or Software Factory implementation Familiarity with scripting languages (i.e. PERL, Python, Bash, YAML) Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency with Linux and Linux based software development tools Experience with virtualization (i.e. VMWare) Experience with Client/Server application software development Experience with Virtualization technology Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Chef or equivalent Experience with CMM/SEI or equivalent software development process Integrate complex systems that facilitate continuous build, continuous integration, continuous test, continuous deployment Direct Experience with build tools (i.e., Make, Gradle) and continuous integration environments (i.e., Jenkins, GitLab, Bamboo) Strong direct experience background in Agile methodology Experience with source code configuration management tools (i.e git) Ability to automate software builds and releases Experience with spacecraft or launch systems software development is highly desired. Certification from VMWare and Cisco is desired Experience using Amazon Web Services, Azure, including using AWS native services (Cloud Formation, S3, etc.) is a plus Experience with concepts such as micro services (including scalability best practices), containers, and container orchestration using Docker or Kubernetes Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent CISSP certification or equivalent 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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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