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Security SW Developer - Python, C, Shell

Northrop Grumman | Monterey CA 93943 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/21/2019

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At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea---it's a way of life. Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future.

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer with security development experience to support our Monterey, California location.


* Remote work with some travel will be considered if the candidate cannot work on site in Monterey, CA.


The successful candidate will excel in a rapid execution, cross disciplined and distributed environment development with small teams. As such, a significant breadth of experience is needed to cover the entire system life cycle and a vast array of technologies.The position supports research teams doing largely exploratory data analysis with an emphasis on advanced Machine Learning in support of predictive analytics.


In this position, you will:

  • Perform and execute full life-cycle development
  • Perform architecture trade analysis
  • Assist in authoring software design, algorithm descriptions and requirements
  • Review applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies
  • Perform testing and validation
  • Assist in data analysis
  • Interact with senior government stakeholders
  • Identify and mitigate complex security vulnerabilities
  • Incorporate current security trends, advisories, CVEs and research into security posture
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM related field plus 5 years' experience; or, a Master's degree plus 3 years, or a PhD with 0 years' experience required.
  • Experience programming with the following: Python, C, Perl, bash, PHP.
  • Advanced experience with Linux and bash
  • A solid understanding of git
  • Experience adhering to software development security best practices and other guidance.
  • Experience with security standards (STIGs and CIS framework/controls)
  • US citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux system and network administration
  • Linux+ and Security+ certifications
  • CCNA certification
  • Experience scanning software code for vulnerabilities and performing remediation.
  • Experience using automation and orchestration tools, especially Ansible and Saltstack
  • Experience managing a continuous deployment and integration server, such as GitLab, Jenkins

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.

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Location Monterey, CA, 93943, United States
Categories Computer Software

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