Sentinel Principal / Sr. Principal DevOps Engineer – 13021 / 13022 / 13023Huntsville, AL

Requisition ID: R10163138

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America | Bellevue, Nebraska, United States of America | Roy, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 3

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Principal / Sr. Principal DevOps Engineer – 13021 / 13022 / 13023 . This position will be located in Huntsville, Alabama, Roy, Utah, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Vandenberg SFB, California or Bellevue, Nebraska and will support the Sentinel program.

This engineer will support software scrum teams by optimizing and developing pipeline automation to facilitate releases while enforcing versioning, signing, and managing the build promotion process to ensure build artifacts and code compliance. This engineer should have knowledge of microservice architecture and software build/packaging/versioning. This engineer will work to define and implement the build promotion process to support a microservice architecture.

This engineer will work with the scrum masters and Agile Release Trains (ARTs) to understand and facilitate the software release roadmap. This engineer will be an advocate for the release process and communicate the process to the scrum teams to ensure everyone understands the release process. Success will be predicated on successfully integrating into scrum teams during the release cycle to ensure timely and quality execution.

Position Benefits:

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal DevOps Engineer: 05 Years with Bachelor’s in related field of study, 03 Years with Masters, 00 Years with PhD or 04 additional years in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance - a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • US Citizenship with Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • 1+ year experience with build configuration languages (e.g., python, json, yaml)

  • 1+ year experience CI/CD workflows specifically in release generation and management.

  • 1+ year experience software development.

  • Sr. Principal DevOps Engineer: 09 Years with Bachelor’s in related field of study, 07 Years with Masters, 04 Years with PhD or 04 additional years in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance - a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.

  • US Citizenship with Ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)

  • 2+ years’ experience with build configuration languages (e.g., python, json, yaml)

  • 2+ years’ experience CI/CD workflows specifically in release generation and management

  • 2+ years’ experience software development

  • 1+ year experience with MircoService architectures and containerization technologies

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Automating Software Configuration Management.

  • Source code management (git, bitbucket, Gitlab).

  • Compilers (gcc, ts).

  • Multiple Build configuration languages (cmake, bash, python, json, yaml).

  • Automated build tools (Gitlab, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible, Kubernetes)

  • Package managers and Installers (npm, maven, pip, Docker, Podman, yarn, rpm, wpm, yum)


Salary Range: $92,600 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $114,900 - $190,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.