Northrop Grumman DevOps Health IT 3/4 in Woodlawn, Maryland

Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a DevOps professional to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management operating unit which focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients.

A DevOps candidate with extensive work experience is required for establishing the approach to software development and a set of practices that stresses communication, collaboration and close cooperation between the agile development teams and information technology professionals. Maintain and deploy software systems and automated solutions to support a project approach of continuous software delivery issues. He/she will develop, modify, or update applications used by business or infrastructure units. They play a technical role in the development team's efforts and assess high-level design issues relating to platform, enterprise software, and interactions with other systems. In addition, the candidate should have experience with a variety of coding languages, technical infrastructure and software deployment.

Job Responsibilities for this position include:

Continuous improvement in system visibility and applications with advanced monitoring, metrics and log analytics

Identification of root causes on critical problems throughout the platform, incident reports and the organization of the engineering team members in steps to resolve issues

Communication across third party services to effectively resolve day-to-day issues and relay updates to the rest of the team

Architect and support the building, deployment and manage of product release workflow and live deployments, through a continuous delivery system

Providing design leadership in large and complex development projects involving application development, migrations, and additions to existing applications.

Participation in project meetings with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts.

Guide the programmers/developers on technical issues especially those that impact releases, deployment and delivery.

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

HITSSA

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4

Basic Qualifications for a DevOps 3 are:

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of IT related experience, or Master's Degree and 3 years IT related experience, an additional 4 years of related experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

Minimum of 4 years combined experience in:

(A) Architecting and designing enterprise software deployments and releases

(B) Web-based technologies, Object Oriented Development, and J2EE Development

Basic Qualifications for a DevOps 4 are:

Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of IT related experience, or Master's Degree and 7 years IT related experience, an additional 4 years of related experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

Minimum of 5 years combined experience in:

(A) Architecting and designing enterprise software deployments and releases

(B) Web-based technologies, Object Oriented Development, and J2EE Development

Basic Qualifications for both levels:

Knowledge of managing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools such as: Jenkins, SonarQube, Automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef etc.

Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Position of Pubic Trust clearance, U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status (Green Card Holder) required

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration

Prior Social Security Administration (SSA) disability experience is a plus

Excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building and ability to analyze metrics, identify dysfunctions, and make recommendations to senior management

Strong system-level troubleshooting skills and the ability to identify and resolve performance and scalability bottlenecks

Proficiency in MS Office, MS Visio, and SharePoint

Experience with tools and technologies such as: Jenkins, SonarQube, Automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef etc.

Previous role as DevOps Engineer

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.