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Northrop Grumman Principal Software Engineer/Senior Principal Software Engineer - DevOps in Redondo Beach, California



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.

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be developing systems for a variety of spacecraft using current technologies and others yet to come... We are seeking team members who have a thirst for knowledge, approach each day with optimism, and have a relentless drive to solve complex problems. Creativity and innovation are imperative for this role, because at Northrop Grumman, many of the problems we work on are impossible... until they're not.

What you'll get to do:

The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing/automating creative solutions. Someone who is focused on joining a great team dedicated to continuing our drive to automate. As a DevOps Engineer, you will be expected to be skilled at identifying opportunities to fill gaps in infrastructure, processes, automation, drive best practices and display excellence with all tasks, a key influencer in your team's strategy and contribute significantly to team. We are always looking for new ways to evolve our configuration management, automated deployments, and software product line.

Some of the key areas of responsibility include system analysis, design, develop, build, test, implement, and maintain various systems to meet functional objectives of the business. We cover a wide variety of technologies including Jenkins, Fortify, Ansible, Atlassian suite, TeamForge, ASP, Visual Build, and many more.


  • Design technical systems solutions and provide hands-on project support to implement advanced automation technologies and services.

  • Assist development teams by deploying and configuring components in various environments.

  • Troubleshoot and triage services and solutions.

  • Design and collaboratively drive delivery of scalable software solutions.

  • Development of tools and processes for managing multiple programs.

  • Development and execution of testing of systems.

  • Development of execution harnesses, systems validation tools and code performance validation tools.

What does success look like?

As a successful employee, you will:

  • Be an active and integral member of your team

  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate

  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security

  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Education Assistance

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

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This position can be filled at a Principal Software Engineer or Senior Principal Software Engineer level.

Job Category : Engineering