Cloud Systems Engineer 4

Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? Do you want to be part of a transformation that leverages the cloud to build and deliver new capabilities? If so, there is a future for you to support a portfolio of highly visible and strategic programs at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Description of Position:
This position will encompass joining a team of system and software engineers responsible for service products and systems affiliated with both the Content Warehouse and Event Warehouse. Efforts include Transitioning and Decommissioning legacy system capabilities into the modernized Data Warehouse Platform architecture and improving and maintaining current systems. Close coordination with the Agency's Research Directorate R65 and other AMOD contracts.


Basic Qualifications:
Shall have twelve (12) years of experience in system engineering.
Strong leadership skills and ability to interface with the customer
Strong understanding of Cloud-based technologies
Able to incorporate DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering practices

Education: Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to four (4) years experience. A Master's Degree in a technical field will be considered equivalent to six (6) years experience.

NOTE: A degree in Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting, Information Systems, Program Management, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Shall have twelve (12) years experience in system engineering. Seven (7) years experience shall have occurred within the past ten (10) years.
Shall have two (2) years experience in the cleared environment.
Experience in developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations.
Five (5) years experience with Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies, networks, data storage, data modeling, data ontologies, security architectures and CASE tool selection and use.
Five (5) years experience integrating COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors.
Experience in performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/nontechnical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis.
Seven (7) years experience leading, providing technical supervision, and guiding mid-level engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule, four (4) years of which shall have been on NSA projects.
Five (5) years experience with systems architectures in a service oriented environment with a preference of three (3) years experience in an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) environment.
Five (5) years experience using agile and/or spiral development models.
Five (5) years experience in developing, delivering, testing and supporting integrated hardware and software systems with functions requirements within a CMMI Level 2 structure.
Five (5) years experience in developing systems performance, availability, scalability, manageability, and security requirement for mid-to-large scale programs.
Five (5) years experience wrapping legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework.
Five (5) years experience developing solutions that integrate and extend COTS products.
Knowledge and experience with developing distributed storage routing and querying algorithms.
Experience implementing storage area networks, data warehouses and data marts.
Experience designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and integrating information systems into SOA or on to ESB architectures.
Experience optimizing storage, retrieval, backup, and retention strategies across globally distributed, high throughput, text and multimedia storage within clustered or cloud environments
Experience evaluating project needs, determining tasks and durations and allocating resources.
Experience implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access.
Five (5) years experience developing solutions certified and accredited at a Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/3 PL3 plus Annex E with Integrity Level of Concern (ILOC) Medium and Availability Level of Concern (ALOC) Medium.
Experience optimizing distributed, high throughput text and multimedia storage systems; sustainment, modernization and migration of legacy storage systems to modern storage systems; e.g., Extraction, Transformation and Load (ETL) solutions; semantically-enriched storage solutions implementing data labeling/data-tagging, Questions focused Datasets; Cloud computing, Target Knowledge Bases, Enterprise Knowledge Bases; data mining analytics.
Knowledge and experience with internals of HDFS, HADOOP, and/or Google's BIG TABLE.

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