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Principal DevSecOps Engineer

Northrop Grumman | McLean VA 22101 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/08/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Principal DevSecOps Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers. If challenge, growth, and the ability to have a positive impact on your customer and fellow team members is something that interests you, this job is worth your consideration.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Supports DevSecOps efforts to ensure delivery of a demand model leveraging continuous everything to reduce defects while increasing productivity and time-to-market.
Assists with the establishment of CI/CD pipeline guidelines, standards, and strategies.
Communicates with development teams to ensure adherence to CI/CD guidelines and standard DevSecOps processes.
Under the direction of the DevSecOps SME, supports the technical planning, configuration, integration, verification and validation of the pipeline toolchain in support of the technical complexities that lead to the successful integration of various DevSecOps practices as part of a CI/CD implementation.
Implements automated methods that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including scripting, integration, and problem resolution related to the CI/CD pipeline toolchain.
Reports to the System Team Manager; local travel may be required up to 10% of the time


Basic Qualifications:
To qualify for consideration in this role you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelors Degree in a STEM field and 5 years of experience working in a software development environment.
At least 1 year hands-on experience supporting DevOps/DevSecOps to reengineer and automate the software development process.
Experience in the technical aspects of DevSecOps techniques, continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuous deployment.
Experience with at least some of the following technologies and techniques: Distributed source control (Git); Dependency Management tools such as Maven, Gradle; Leading CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, TFS; The concept of Pipeline as Code scripting technologies; Industry standard Static Code Analysis (SCA) tools such as SonarQube, Nexus IQ Server, Fortify; Hands on experience integrating SCA tools into CI/CD pipeline; Binary Repository tools such a Nexus Repository for pulling dependencies and publishing build artifacts (Snapshots / Releases); AND/OR Familiarity with open source tools for test automation such as Selenium
A current, active clearance of Secret (or higher; interim is acceptable) or be able to obtain one prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will receive preferential consideration:
Experience working in a large software development program using Agile (preferably SAFe) development methodology
Experience implementing DevSecOps for a Cloud-based system on a modernization program
Knowledge of Cloud Service Platforms such as AWS, Azure
Experience with container orchestration using tools such as Docker-compose
Experience with Container Management Platforms such as OpenShift
Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet
Experience with Continuous Monitoring tools such as E L/F K Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash/Fluntd, Kibana)

A current, active clearance of Secret (or higher; interim is acceptable)

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.

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Location McLean, VA, 22101, United States
Categories Engineering

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