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Principal/Sr Principal Engineer Software (Dev OPS)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: Engineering Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA Bellevue, NE, USA +1 moreCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Interim SecretTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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, and 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.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 is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our team supporting our DARC program. The position can be based at our facility in either Colorado Springs, Colorado or Bellevue, Nebraska.The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Space Surveillance & Environmental Intelligence Division within the Space Sector.Ideal candidates will be experienced with Agile and Scrum methodologies, prior hands-on technical experience with relevant tools (Dockers, Kubernetes, CICD) and has demonstrated the ability to identify and solve challenging technical problems.Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:Scripting various languages including Ansible, Python, or PowerShell to automate labor intensive repetitive tasksDevelopment of the release cycle, while operating within a continuous integration environment that emphasizes verifiable secure components and processesUtilize Versioning Repository tools, Continuous Integration Frameworks, Application Containerization, Automation Deployment, Code Quality and Code Security Scanning toolsIdentify and solve challenging technical problemsThis requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4, depending on the candidate's experience as laid out in the basic qualifications detailed below as well as the interview assessment.Basic QualificationsLevel 3:5 Years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 Years of related experience with a Master's; 0 Years of related experience with a PhD; 9 or more years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degreeMust be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance (US Citizenship is required)Experienced with software development and/or scripting experienceExperience working in an Agile EnvironmentKnowledge of Radar SystemsLevel 4:9 Years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; 7 Years of related experience with a Master's; 4 Years of related experience with a PhD; 13 or more years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of a degreeMust be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance (US Citizenship is required)Experienced with software development and/or scripting experienceExperience working in an Agile EnvironmentKnowledge of Radar SystemsPreferred QualificationsActive Top Secret clearanceBachelor's degree in STEM-related disciplineExperience implementing DevSecOps for large program using Agile development methodsExperience operating in a commercial or private cloud such as AWS or Azure using Helm, Ansible, Terraform, Twistlock, and DockerActive DOD 8140 certification or technical certification in related technologiesProficiency with DevOps technologies including Jenkins, Fortify, Ansible, Atlassian suiteThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsThis position reports to Colorado Springs, CO, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Bellevue, NE, NE, USA.Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $142,700 USDSalary Range 2: $112,000 USD - $176,900 USDEmployees 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.

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