Principal Software Developer

Posted Sep 14

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Dulles - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: None
  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1

At 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.

Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems is seeking a Software Engineer, DevOps candidate for our Dulles, VA or Gilbert, AZ location. In some cases, remote candidates will be considered as well.This position will support Tactical Space Systems Division in their development and deployment of satellite ground software to customer resources. The selected candidate will support DevOps system administration of multiple environments, software deployment, troubleshooting, and automation in an Agile /DevOps environment for a critical customer program.What You’ll Get to Do: Come join a truly cross functional team where you are empowered to make changes to make it better immediately. You not only are empowered to solve problems daily, it is the expectation. Find a problem and then solve a problem. We are seeking engineers with a strong bias for action.

  • We are working with leading DevOps practices and tooling (Hashicorp Tools, Gitlab, Bitbucket, Jenkins).
  • Come learn to use a private cloud with OpenStack and VMWare. Help support multiple customers on the product line.
  • DevOps / Admins / Developers / SRE: even if you have ever wanted to automate, this team is for you!

Position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.Basic Qualifications for a Developer Level:

  • BS in related field with 2 years of experience in Software Development, Systems Administration, or DevOps
  • Must be a US Citizen eligible to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Developer Level:

  • BS in related field with 5 years of experience in Software Development, Systems Administration, or DevOps
  • Must be a US Citizen eligible to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux / Python
  • Experience with OpenStack
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps principals
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Experience in Shell scripting – bash, ruby, perl
  • Experience with automation
  • Experience with GIT / Gitlab - CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Certification

Salary Range: 81664 - 122496

Employees 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.

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.