Location: Chandler, Arizona
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Space Systems is searching for an experienced Sr. Principal Engineer Software DevSecOps to support the Next Generation Interceptor Program within Launch Vehicles business unit at the Chandler, AZ facility. The successful candidate for this position will lead a group of engineers for the DevSecOps Software Factory design and implementation and system administration for Launch Vehicles. Support the design, procurement and instantiation of a Software Factory to operate across a multi-site network. Monitor and maintain the operation of the software factory to support high reliability program execution and manage user accounts. The candidate will develop schedules, task a cross functional development team, track, and report team process to the software team lead. The candidate will also be expected to interact with the other divisions within the company, partner organizations as well as the end customer.
• Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
• Purchases hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
• Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
• Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels DIVIA
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
The ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with a minimum of nine (9) years of experience.
U.S. citizenship is required.
A security clearance or the ability to obtain a security clearance is required.
Ability to travel 10% or less is required.
Candidates should have experience with large software systems and the full software development lifecycle
Experience with build tools (i.e., Maven, Ant, GNU make) and/or continuous integration environments (i.e., Jenkins)
Experience with virtualization (i.e. VMWare)
Experience with Windows and Linux administration
Prior experience with DevSecOps and/or Software Factory implementation
Proficiency with Linux and Linux based software development tools
Experience with Client/Server application software development
Experience with Virtualization technology
Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Chef or an equivalent
Experience with CMM/SEI or equivalent software development process
Integrate complex systems that facilitate continuous build, continuous integration, continuous test, continuous deployment
Must have direct experience with build tools (i.e., Make, Gradle) and continuous integration environments (i.e., Jenkins)
Strong direct experience background in Agile methodology
Experience with source code configuration management tools (i.e git, svn)
Ability to automate software builds and releases via Jenkins & Nexus
Experience with space craft or launch systems software development is highly desired.
Certification from VMWare and Cisco is desired
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
Active Secret Security Clearance is preferred.
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