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Space Associate Software/DevOps Engineer - TS/SCI Required (Up to $20K Sign-On Bonus!)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is hiring a Space Associate Software/DevOps Engineer in Baltimore, MD or Fairfax, VA. This individual will work on the design, development, integration, and maintenance of an outstanding, operationally-deployed system.

Overview:
This candidate must possess the ability to work as a member of a small, highly-skilled team in a dynamic environment, as well as to participate in systems design, code development, debugging, and integration and testing of new capabilities, enhancements & modifications into the operational baseline. The work expands automated, continuous software deliveries from multiple development teams to deployments on cloud and on-premise systems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Working on technical challenges to provide innovative solutions, troubleshooting systems (Linux/windows/certificates), implementing new capabilities, Helmfile installing/configurating, and supporting test activities with IA personnel, interacting with end-users, customers, and other program engineers, and more.

This position pays up to $20k in additional, sign-on bonus for selected, eligible candidates!

Basic Qualifications:
BS in STEM discipline with 0+ years of software development, or 4+ years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Active, in-scope TS/SCI clearance is required

Experience with Java and/or JavaScript

Working knowledge in containerization for rapid deployment and integration of defects/features; i.e., Docker, Kubernetes

Experience in workloads with high-performance requirements and developing efficiencies, i.e., digital transformation

Knowledge of Virtualized Environments, including: architecture, creation, deployment, and management of VMs

Knowledgeable of object oriented design and software lifecycles


Preferred Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI clearance with active poly

Experience with Web Development

Proficient with Cloud Development/Deployment

Adept with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible

Competent with NoSQL, Apache Tomcat, and GitHub

Experience supporting operational systems, as well as working within an Agile Development process


Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042(https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Washington DC , Space Associate Software/DevOps Engineer - TS/SCI Required (Up to $20K Sign-On Bonus!), IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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