Staff DevSecOps Engineer – 11719

United States-Utah-Roy - United States-Nebraska-Bellevue, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking Staff DevSecOps Engineer – 11719. This position will be located in Roy, Utah; Huntsville, Alabama or Bellevue, Nebraska and will support the Sentinel program.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will have phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, all within a collaborative, fast paced workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our capability and become even better at what we do to develop the next generation of strategic deterrent capabilities for the nation.

As a DevOps engineer, you will drive unification and automation of processes to enable development of software capability across the entire Sentinel system. You will be instrumental in combining code, application maintenance, and application management. All these tasks rely on understanding not only development life cycles, but DevOps culture, and its philosophy, practices, and tools. You bring a curiosity and understanding of the development lifecycle goals and the transactions occurring within pipelines, scanning tools, deployments, and all steps of the development lifecycle. You will actively interface with DevOps and engineering teams to coordinate and optimize the steps that execute within the DevOps ecosystem and bring consistency and best practices in approach, tools, and standards. You will also create and maintain fully automated Continuous Integration (CI) build processes, which include writing builds and deployment scripts.

What you'll get to do:

-Provide automation configuration with tools like Ansible to automate build and configuration processes

-Develop Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) process and tools, deployment strategies

-Build and deploy containers and containerization technologies

- Enable and lead Agile management and collaboration, leveraging tools such as Jira, Confluence, and GitLab

- Learn new technologies and tools to enable rapid and secure, scalable capability

- Develop and maintain automation scripts in Python

Position Benefits:

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, 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:

  • 14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 09 Years with PhD or 4 additional years in lieu of a degree.
  • US Citizenship, ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).
  • Ability to write or review software code (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with DevSecOps practices.

Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or other cloud orchestration technologies.
  • Experience with CI/CD best practices, automated builds and tests, quality gates, software quality, and CI tools, i.e., Jenkins.
  • Experience with configuration management tools, i.e., Git, GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, others.
  • Familiarity with branching strategies, gated commits, source-controlled management, etc.
  • Familiarity with the principle of DevSecOps.
  • Atlassian JIRA or other defect tracking tool experience.
  • Atlassian Confluence, GitLab/GitHub, Jenkins, and Nexus repository experience.
  • Familiarity with security coding standard best practices, static and dynamic scanning tools, i.e., SonarQube, Fortify, Coverity, PCLint, etc.
  • Programming and scripting experience in a UNIX environment (C++, Perl, Python, Bash, Ruby, Shell, Scripts).
  • Programming and scripting experience in a Windows environment


Salary Range: $142,500.00 - $213,700.00

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.

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