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Northrop Grumman Build & Release Engineer- Cyber Systems Engineer in Tampa, Florida

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting a DevSecOps Build Engineer team member to support a Cyber Security program based in Tampa, FL.

You will be working with our experienced engineering team developing workflows to support Department of Defense Cyber efforts. These workflows are tailored engineering efforts for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines integrating current and future cyber systems.

We're looking for a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment. The primary team will be located in Tampa, Florida with distributed team members embedded directly with the customer. Our ability to communicate / coordinate highly technical requirements with team members is a priority due to competing priorities and demanding deadlines. Ideally, the candidate should possess a deep understanding and practical experience with the use of various tools to enable a DevSecOps lifecycle, to include build, release and configuration management, and has demonstrated the ability to move DevOps processes from concept to implementation. The candidate should be able to automate and continuously improve the DevOps infrastructure and workflows in close collaboration with software developers, testers, system operators, and other stakeholders through the selection, orchestration, configuration, and scripting of DevOps supporting tools. You must be able to work within a strict change management environment with the ability to document and test all changes prior to implementation. You will perform technical, operational, and security risk analysis for new changes and technologies and articulate risks in a succinct manner. Individual must be able to provide some mentorship and team / project organization skills. You must be able to quickly adapt new technologies to avoid limitations & obsolescence of both tools and systems.

Job role supports government cyber test and evaluation environments through the development of automated build and test workflows in a CI/CD pipeline using enterprise solution products. Candidate will need to have a willingness to dive deep, experiment rapidly, and get things done.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Experience with automation of scheduled jobs to reduce labor intensive tasks. (i.e. program and script build and test plans with artifact generation.)

  • Experience with Atlassian application suite (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket)

  • Experience with other DevOps pipeline tools (e.g. Jenkins, Synopsis, SonaType)

  • Experience with SAFe, Agile, and Scrum

  • Experience in designing and developing release cycle and deployment operations.

  • Experience with Source Control and Version tools (e.g. GitLab, Bitbucket)

  • Experience with Application Containerization (e.g. Docker)

  • Experience with Automation Deployment Tools (e.g. Ansible, Kubernetes)

  • Experience scripting with some or all: YAML, JSON, Python, BASH, PowerShell

  • Experience delivering solutions in an air-gapped system

We are looking for experienced DevSecOps Build Engineers that can serve as Subject Matter Experts (SME) in some or all of the following skillsets:

  • DevSecOps Development Frameworks: Experience working with multiple development frameworks and methodologies with the ability to identify opportunities for innovation in development teams and address identified problems. Experience working in SCRUM and AGILE environments highly desired. Experience leading development teams highly desired.

  • Build and Release Engineering Technical Skills:

  • Source Code Version Control (e.g. Bitbucket, Gitlab)

  • Automation server (e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins)

  • Automated testing (e.g. Selenium, Unit, Coverity)

  • Software Containerization (e.g. Docker)

  • Container Orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes)

  • Configuration Management and Deployment (e.g. Ansible, SaltStack)

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)

  • Binary Artifact Repository (e.g. Artifactory, Nexus)

  • Issue and Project Tracking (e.g. Jira)

  • Workflow and Pipeline Monitoring (e.g. Raygun, Nagios, ELK, or Zabbix)


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months

  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 with PhD / NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with automation design, service integration, and systems engineering is preferred.

  • DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II (CASP CE or CISSP)

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in a technical field highly desired

  • 2+ years of experience in Build and Release principles and technical implementations

  • 2+ years of experience in automation applications and frameworks

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 : Information Technology