Senior/Principal DevOps Engineer (PGS Space Systems - Storm-1) Redondo Beach, CA

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.

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

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. 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. Does this sound like you?

We are seeking either a Principal DevOps Engineer or a Senior Principal DevOps Engineer to join our talented Storm-1 team in Redondo Beach, CA.

What you'll get to do:

  • Provide automation configuration with tools like Ansible and HashiCorp Packer to automate build and configuration processes

  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) process and tools, deployment strategies

  • Containers and containerization technologies

  • Agile management and collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, and GitHub, and desire to study/learn new technologies and tools

  • Develop and support scripts in Python and Bash

Basic Qualifications for Principal DevOps Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM with 5 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree in STEM with 3 years of relevant experience

  • Active Top Secret Clearance, and the ability to obtain SAP

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal DevOps Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM with 9 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree in STEM with 7 years of relevant experience

  • Active Top Secret Clearance, and the ability to obtain SAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with CI/CD best practices, automated builds and tests, quality gates, software quality, and CI tools, i.e., Jenkins

  • Experience with configuration management tools, i.e., Git, GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, others

  • Familiarity with branching strategies, gated commits, source-controlled management, etc.

  • Familiarity with the principle of DevSecOps

  • Atlassian JIRA or other defect tracking tool experience

  • Atlassian Confluence, GitHub, Jenkins, and Nexus repository experience

  • Familiarity with security coding standard best practices, static and dynamic scanning tools, i.e., SonarQube, Fortify, Coverity, PCLint, etc.

  • Programming and scripting experience in a UNIX environment (C++, Perl, Python, Bash, Ruby, Shell, Scripts)

Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000

Salary Range 2: $129,700 - $194,500

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.

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.