Northrop Grumman Principal DEVOPS Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

How do cyber terrorists get past the industries best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then what is happening in the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division is the place for you. This is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal DEVOPS Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse employees located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Candidate will provide support for the modernization of legacy systems to meet functional, feature and performance requirements as specified by Information Assurance Operations. Capabilities must meet specified Information Technology security requirements and guidelines. Candidate will support prototyping efforts in an agile development environment and provide guidance and expertise to more junior team members. Activities will include software design, development and testing based on requirements or agile stories. Additional tasking may include establishing a development and testing environment and researching new tools and applications.




Basic Qualifications:

14+ Years of diverse software engineering experience (Java back end development; JavaScript/PHP - Web development; C, C++; XML; LINUX, Windows 7, Windows XP environments; SOAP UI)

Experience with Agile development processes (SCRUM)

Experience with variety of software architectures (e.g., client/service, SOA, etc.)

Evaluation of software packages (trade studies)

Solid experience across software development life cycle

Experience leading/mentoring developers/programmers

Preferred Qualifications:

DEVOPS experience

Experience with cryptographic key management, key generation algorithms, PKI certificates, and certificate authorities


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

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