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Cyber / Principal Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platform & Ops (TS/SCI w/Polygraph)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: August 7, 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Are you passionate about making technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you! We have an immediate need for an experienced Systems Engineer to serve as a cloud platforms and operations analyst for the organization. In this role, the Systems Engineer is responsible for the development and delivery of cloud platform and infrastructure migration solutions to support the organization. This position will be based in Dulles, VA. Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a critical role in the development and delivery of cloud migration efforts.
  • Provide Systems Engineering expertise as a cloud platforms engineer, to build, configure, and maintain infrastructure hosting in the cloud. This position is required to support both physical infrastructure hosting workloads and in the cloud. This position can be filled at a level 2 or level 3. Basic Qualifications level 2:
    • Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance
    • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: AWS Command Line (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or CloudWatch.
    • Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS), Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java), Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud Basic Qualifications level 3:
      • Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance
      • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 5+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
      • Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: AWS Command Line (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or CloudWatch.
      • Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS), Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java), Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud Preferred Qualifications:
        • A diverse IT background, and strong hands-on technical experience.
        • Demonstrated experience with Linux platforms, infrastructure -as-code, cloud, and hypervisors.
        • Expected to quickly self-learn new technologies, work in a team environment, and provide tier 3 support.
        • The selected individual will be expected to have a thorough understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle, and software development.
        • Hands-on technical experience
        • Solid understanding and experience with Linux platforms
        • Experience with DevOps concepts, cloud technologies, business applications, modern hypervisors
        • Experience working with and integrating open source frameworks and products
        • Deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into the business' production landscape, multi-core, multi-threaded, and distributed systems
        • Quickly self-learn new technologies and tools
        • Committed to seeking technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems
        • Work autonomously or as part of an Agile Scrum team For more details or questions, contact:David ParrishTalent Acquisition Lead, Mission Systems Sector

          Salary Range: $90,600 USD - $136,000 USD
          Salary Range 2: $111,600 USD - $167,400 USD

          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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

          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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Washington DC , Cyber / Principal Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platform & Ops (TS/SCI w/Polygraph), Other , Fairfax, DC

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