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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), Beavercreek Ohio, is seeking a DevOps Engineer to maintain and enhance capabilities in support of programs at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. NASIC is the Department of Defense's primary source for foreign air and space threat analysis. NASIC is the Air Force's service intelligence center, the nation's air and space intelligence center, and an operational wing in the Air Force ISR enterprise.
Summary of Responsibilities
As a DevOps engineer, you will combine software development and IT operations to create a more streamlined and efficient development process by implementing and managing the DevOps approach within the organization.
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 9 years' experience OR a master's degree with 7 years' experience OR a high school diploma/equivient with 13 years' experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Must have an active Top Secret clearance with SCI
Experience with configuration and administration of DevOps tools
Experience in development and maintenance of CI/CD Pipelines
Experience with OCI-compliant container technology and tools
Experience with Linux Operating System
Active CompTIA Security+, CASP, or CISSP certification
Kubernetes related certifications such as CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator), CKAD (Certified Kubernetes Application Developer), CKS (Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist), KCSP (Kubernetes Certified Service Provider)
Experience hardening, securing the Kubernetes cluster with monitoring and auditing dashboards
Experience developing automation techniques that improve deployment speed and service reliability in the containerized environment
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and Ruby for automation tasks
Experience working in an Agile environment/working knowledge of Agile principles and practices
Experience with project/issue tracking software tools like Jira and Confluence
Demonstrates a clear understanding of Microservice Architectures
Experience with distributed revision-control systems such as Git
Experience with web services and APIs, and an understanding of testing for web-based APIs with tools such as Postman
Salary Range: $117,900 - $176,900
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/ .
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