DevOps Engineer 3/4

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The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, 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!

The Systems Engineering team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a DevOps Engineer based out of Aurora.

What You'll get to Do:

The DevOps Engineer is responsible for building an end-to-end solution in the area of automated build, deployment, and monitoring. You'll need the ability to not only code and configure tools, but also assemble and integrate technology across disparate platforms is critical to success. This includes a good understanding of systems, data structures, modern scripting and enterprise level languages as well as open source tools that can and should be leveraged to solve problems.

  • Establish continuous integration (CI) pipeline to fully automate deployment of the highly available, mission critical cloud platform that supports Bose's connected products
  • Create scripts and templates to build cloud-based development systems for our software engineers
  • Build tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments.
  • Work with DevOps architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
This position may be offered at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Level 3
Bachelor's Degree in STEM Discipline with 5 years of experience or Master's Degree with 3 years of experience.

Level 4
Bachelor's Degree in STEM Discipline with 9 years of experience or Master's Degree with 7 years of experience.

* Experience with automation and configuration management (Such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or an equivalent)
* Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
* Software process automation with popular scripting languages (PHP, Python, Node.js, and/or Ruby)
* Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language
* Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming
* Understanding of Agile and other development processes and methodologies
* Source, build/release, and configuration management in a continuous integration & delivery environment
* Application performance analysis and monitoring
* Configuring and administrating DevOps servers (Such as Atlassian Stack, GitHub, Subversion, Confluence) running on Linux.
* Must have and be able to maintain an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

* Strong background in Linux/Unix administration and scripting
* Research & investigative skills
* Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores
* Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available mission critical service
* CompTIA Security+
* Previous experience in ClearQuest and ClearCase
* Experience with other DevOps tools like: Artifactory, SonarCube, Selenium
* CompTIA Security+

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

* Health Plan
* Savings Plan
* Paid Time Off
* Additional benefits
o Education Assistance
o Training and Development

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