Cloud Engineer 3/4

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. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the requirements below.

Northrop Grumman Technology Servicesis seeking an experienced Cloud and Virtual Machine (VM) Engineer level 3 or 4to join the team in Redondo Beach, CA to support various programs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will create and maintain cloud and VM environments and infrastructure using AWS GovCloud, OpenStack and VMware. Implementations will need to meet requirements and ensure smooth and efficient operations for user support.
  • Coordinate provisioning requests and troubleshoot the integration points between AWS, OpenStack and VMware. Additional tasks could include RHEL OS installations, kick-start, COTS configurations, and NIS/LDAP, and Windows configuration.
  • Install and support Open Source applications as needed for user support.
  • Use Linux/Windows to support installation and maintain configurations, working with vendors to solve issues, research technical problems and work complex issues.

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline with 5 years applicable work experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years applicable work experience.
  • Current Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access by start date
  • Strong knowledge of system administration principles, concepts, and techniques
  • Experience with computing environment operations and sustainment
  • Experience with real-time operational environment
  • Experience working with vendors and facilities personnel
  • Knowledge of networking and computer security processes
  • Current Cyber Security Certification or ability to obtain Cyber Security Certification

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline with 9 years applicable work experience; Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years applicable work experience; PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years applicable work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of system administration principles, concepts, and techniques
  • Experience with computing environment operations and sustainment
  • Experience with real-time operational environment
  • Experience working with vendors and facilities personnel
  • Knowledge of networking and computer security processes
  • Current Cyber Security Certification or ability to obtain Cyber Security Certification

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical knowledge and experience with other trending technologies such as Docker, Ansible, DevOps.
  • Experience with Linux, network protocols and firewalls, Network Appliance IOS and storage, and implementation of Open Source applications in a secure environment is a plus.
  • Scripting experience
  • Current SCI security access
  • Security+ or CISSP certification

    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.${descr2}${descr3}


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