Northrop Grumman DevOps Engineer 5 in Woodlawn, Maryland

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a DevOps Engineer 5 who will support several projects a large federal agency. These positions will be located in Woodlawn, MD .

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management operating unit, which focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients. The qualified candidate should also have strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills with a keen attention to detail.

Description of work:

  • Continuous improvement in system visibility and applications with advanced monitoring, metrics and log analytics

  • Identification of root causes on critical problems throughout the platform, incident reports and the organization of the engineering team members in steps to resolve issues

  • Communication across third party services to effectively resolve day-to-day issues and relay updates to the rest of the team

  • Architect and support the building, deployment and manage of product release workflow and live deployments, through a continuous delivery system

  • Providing design leadership in large and complex development projects involving application development, migrations,and additions to existing applications.

  • Participation in project meetings with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts.

  • Guide the programmers/developers on technical issues especially those that impact releases, deployment and delivery.


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's degree and 14 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 10 years of relative experience. An additional 4 years ofapplied/applicable work experience in an IT field maybe substituted for Bachelor's degree.

  • Minimum of 6 years in architecting and designing enterprise deployments and releases

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in web-based technologies, object oriented development, J2EE development and best practices

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience providing training and mentoring junior resources on DevOps.

  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Knowledge of managing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools such as: Jenkins, SonarQube,Automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef etc.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and nontechnical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis

  • Prior Social Security Administration (SSA) disability experience is a plus

  • Excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building and ability to analyze metrics, identify dysfunctions, and make recommendations to senior management

  • Strong system-level troubleshooting skills and the ability to identify and resolve performance and scalability bottlenecks

  • Proficiency in MS Office, MS Visio, and SharePoint

  • Experience with tools and technologies such as: Jenkins, SonarQube, Automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chefetc.

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