Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

    • San Antonio, TX

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they make history. Our Engineers push the boundaries of innovation, redefine engineering capabilities, and drive technology advances. Our team is chartered with providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a DevSecOps / Systems Engineer based out of San Antonio, TX to support our Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions portfolio.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Design, develop, document, test and debug applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Conduct multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software
  • Determine computer user needs; analyze system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepare operating instructions; design and develop compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems
  • Ensure software and systems standards are met



Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of relevant software development experience. An additional 4 years of related work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Hands on work experience in a DevOps or DevSecOps environment
  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Computer Science , or relevant STEM program
  • Active DOD security clearance; current SCI eligibility
  • Experience with Agile organizing principles
  • Experience using python to develop application software
  • Experience with Ansible automation scripting
  • Familiarity with a breadth of CI/CD enabling technologies such as VMWare, Git, Bitbucket, Fortify, SonarQube, Jenkins, Bamboo, Nexus, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, vRealize, LXD, Docker, Confluence, JIRA, Crucible, FishEye, Crowd
  • Demonstrated ability to automate software builds and releases
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DevSecOps best practices including cybersecurity software, threat modeling, and risk assessments to detect and analyze threats & vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with application scaling and cloud enabled deployment
  • Familiarity with system administration across Linux/Unix/Windows platforms
  • Possesses relevant Agile and/or technical industry certification(s)

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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