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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer - DevSecOps (21-151) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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're making history.

The Engineering 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!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Software Engineer - DevSecOps based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • This position is for a DevSecOps developer on the C2BMC program. The candidate will be responsible for platform development converged infrastructure, secured operating system, and secured container cluster environment.

  • Responsible for CI/CD pipeline development to include deployment automation, test automation, and metrics reporting/collection.

  • Responsible for performing in-depth analysis and technical support of pipeline products, including complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, operational integration, and user support.

  • Interfaces with other system support groups to resolve problems, setting standards and improving overall efficiency of the pipeline.


Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60 days of hire.

  • Software development in object-oriented languages such as Java or Python

  • Software development in scripting languages such as Ansible, Powershell or Javascript

  • Use of common Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools such as GitLab, Nexus, Ansible, NetBox and Tower

  • Use and configuration of container platform/orchestration products such as Kubernetes

  • Use of common agile development tools such as JIRA, Confluence, and Agility

  • Design, configuration, and administration of Active Directory in a large, distributed enterprise

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Development of geographically distributed, private cloud, Information Technology (IT) systems

  • Development of Department of Defense (DoD) weapon systems

  • Design and configuration of converged and hyperconverged IT infrastructure

  • Agile software development as part of a Scrum team

  • Basic software practices such as configuration management and build automation

  • Operating system (Linux, Windows) configuration, scripting, and installation

  • Development of Test automation

  • Development of Automated deployment

  • Development of CI/CD automation and orchestration

  • Design and configuration of container runtime and clustering environments

  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, performance tuning, root cause analysis

  • Communication and coordination across technical teams

  • Compliance with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

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 benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements




Salarymin: $ 92K

SalaryMax: $ 138K

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

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.

Job Category : Engineering