Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Infrastructure Support SME/Lead in Springfield, Virginia
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a qualified and experienced Middleware Systems Engineer to provide Infrastructure support. This position will include working within an agile development team to help implement and maintain smooth operation of systems. All work will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites may be required.
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.
Demonstrated experience in DevOps tools such as AWS Cloudformation, Kubernetes, Docker, Tomcat, Openshit, etc
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability and interest in learning new technologies and methods
Ability to multi-task
Deep knowledge with data center scale software infrastructure such as VMware
This position includes helping support our development team to create, manage and deploy a state-of-the-art service, new capability or enhancement
This position includes ensuring the resiliency of the underlying infrastructure which supports the Customer's mission applications
Strong Oral communication skills in an eclectic environment composed of Government PMO and NGC Leadership
Ability to provide infrastructure expertise to the enterprise across business and missioned based applications
Work collaboratively on architectural efforts of the highest significance that involve technical, business, and organizational complexity.
Perform continual assessment of the COTS baseline of the PSPD enterprise to ensure that that mission applications are hosted on vendor compliant software
Support weekly meetings and PMR as directed by the PSPD leadership team
Exhibit the judgement to assess the customer's strategic needs and identify and propose appropriate options for fulfilling those needs as part of organic growth
Provide technical expertise to the architectural teams within the areas of enterprise monitoring and cloud based services
Continue to investigate technical approaches for ensuring the redundancy of the infrastructure and mission applications
BS with 9 years, Masters with 7 years, PhD with 4 years' experience
5+ years of experience working on Weblogic
5+ years of experience with Apache webserver, Tomcat
Experience working on Openshift and containerization tools and technology is highly desired
5+ years of experience on Linux
Experience reading, writing and executing moderate SQL queries
Experience in overall Production/Infrastructure (weblogic, Tomcat) support
Experience with Atlassian tools such as - JIRA, Confluence
Some Java development experience desirable
Very good written documentation and verbal communication skills
Ability to obtain DHS CBP Clearance - US Citizenship Required
Working knowledge of monitoring tools such as AppDynamics or OEM are strongly desired
Working knowledge of Cloud computing highly desired
Working knowledge of CI/CD tools highly desired
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Engineering