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Northrop Grumman Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms & Ops in Dulles, Virginia

Are you passionate about making technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you! We have an immediate need for an experienced Systems Engineer to serve as a cloud platforms and operations analyst for the organization. In this role, the Systems Engineer is responsible for the development and delivery of cloud platform and infrastructure migration solutions to support the organization.

The selected individual will play a critical role in the development and delivery of cloud migration efforts.

The primary focus of this position is to provide Systems Engineering expertise as a cloud platforms engineer, to build, configure, and maintain infrastructure hosting in the cloud. This position is required to support both physical infrastructure hosting workloads and in the cloud.

• The selected individual will have a diverse IT background, and strong hands-on technical experience..

• The selected individual will have demonstrated experience with Linux platforms, infrastructure -as-code, cloud, and hypervisors.

• The selected individual will be expected to quickly self-learn new technologies, work in a team environment, and provide tier 3 support.

• The selected individual will be expected to have a thorough understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle, and software development.

This position can be filled at a level 2 or level 3.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications level 2:

  • Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance

  • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: AWS Command Line (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or CloudWatch.

  • Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of:

o Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS)

o Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java)

o Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation , Puppet, Chef, Ansible

o Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud

Basic Qualifications level 3:

  • Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance

  • Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 5+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: AWS Command Line (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or CloudWatch.

  • Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of:

o Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS)

o Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java)

o Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation , Puppet, Chef, Ansible

o Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud

Preferred Qualifications:

• Hands-on technical experience

• Solid understanding and experience with Linux platforms

• Experience with DevOps concepts, cloud technologies, business applications, modern hypervisors

• Experience working with and integrating open source frameworks and products

• Deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into the business' production landscape, multi-core, multi-threaded, and distributed systems

• Quickly self-learn new technologies and tools

• Committed to seeking technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems

• Can work autonomously or as part of an Agile Scrum team

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology

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