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Northrop Grumman Staff Engineer Software in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a DevOps Lead role Software Engineer 5 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

This candidate will lead a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment working closely with multiple software development programs. Looking for a candidate with leadership experience in the full software development lifecycle and release processes. This candidate should have strong systems administration experience (installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure). The qualified candidate will have experience utilizing Agile frameworks and a strong understanding of Agile development concepts. This candidate should demonstrate knowledge of DevSecOps best practices tools and methods. This candidate should demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills including educating program personnel and experience developing technical documentation. This individual should have a desire for continuous learning and participate in technical research and development to enable innovation within the infrastructure. Must have strong experience with source control, continuous delivery, container concepts, orchestration, optimization, and virtualization. Additionally, the qualified candidate will identify opportunities to implement the automation of manual tasks for improved productivity.


Unique ID: sfwas


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM degree) plus a minimum of 14 years experience OR 12 years experience with a Masters degree

•Demonstrated experience in software development (Java/Javascript, C++, C#, Python, or any modern object-oriented language)

•D emonstrated experience in full Software Development Lifecycle

•Extensive background in DevOps

•Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

•Advanced degree in Computer Science or Engineering

•Demonstrated leadership in a team environment

•Familiarity with VMWare, Source Control (like Git, Bitbucket, Svn, etc), Continuous Integration (like Jenkins, Bamboo), Infrastructure Automation (like Puppet, Chef, Ansible), Deployment Automation & Orchestration (like Jenkins, Octopus Deploy, vRealize), Container Concepts (LXD, Docker)

•Background in Linux/Unix/Windows/Active Directory Administration

•Experience with the full Atlassian Tool Suite (Confluence, JIRA, GIT, Crucible, FishEye, Crowd). Ability to produce custom reports.

•Experience with Agile methodology and implementation

•Experience developing builds in Maven, including MAVEN profiles. •Demonstrated ability to automate software builds and releases via Maven & Nexus. Scripting in Python, Cshell, batch files.

•Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

•Experience with the release process and with developing formal builds within the DoD industry.

•Demonstrated knowledge of DevSecOps best practices including cybersecurity software, threat modeling, and risk assessments to detect and analyze threats & vulnerabilities

•Certification from VMWare and Cisco is desired.

•Active DOD security clearance (Secret or TS); Active SCI clearance strongly preferred

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.

Job Category : Engineering