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Staff Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms & DevOps

Northrop Grumman
Fairfax, VA
Closing date
Aug 13, 2022
Requisition ID: R10032076 Category: Information Technology Location: Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Polygraph Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1 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. At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.Are you is passionate about making technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you! Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an immediate need for an experienced Staff Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms & DevOps to serve as the Middleware Engineering, and data analytic engineering SME.This position will provide the technical guidance and direction to design the modular middleware baselines to include databases, web services, and applications. This position is responsible for the development and delivery of the modular enterprise architecture, engineering design, and implementation plan that comprises of Analytic Framework, Data Layer, ETL Layer, and Application services. The Systems Engineer in this position will introduce and champion the DevOps concept for the overall organization. This position will be based in Fairfax, VA. The selected individual will play a critical role in the development and delivery of the organization's overall cloud adoption and migration efforts. The primary focus of this position is to provide Systems Engineering expertise in the following areas: Application standardization, Middleware engineering, Data Layer, ETL Layer, and DevOps. Familiarization with data engineering, analytic framework development, and ETL development would be helpful in this role, although not a primary focus. The selected candidate will need to have diverse IT background, and strong hands-on technical experience. Ability to design a flexible solution to support infrastructure hosting workloads on premises and on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Know how to craft and drive good requirements and specifications documentation. The selected individual will be expected to quickly self-learn new technologies, work in a team environment, and mentor others as needed Basic Qualifications: Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and a minimum of 14 years related experience or 12 with a Masters' Degree. 4 additional years of relevant work experience may substitute for a degree. Experience working and integrating open source frameworks/products Understanding of middleware engineering (eg Oracle, MySQL, Kafka, Postgres, SQL Servers, Apache, Tomcat). Engineering experience in emerging technologies such as Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Data Analytics & Visualization, and Micro services Knowledge of the Linux operating system. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working and integrating open source frameworks/products, as well as experience deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into environments with, multi-core, multithreaded, and distributed systems. Demonstrated experience using 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. Demonstrated on-the-job experience and/or excellent understanding of: Software development programming languages (eg Python, Shell, CIC++, Java, JavaScript, PERL, Pentaho Data Integration, Logstashk, Kibana,Rstudio, Rtools, Nifi, CloverETL). Development of middleware baselines that can support on premises or cloud environments. (eg Oracle,MySQL, Kafka, Postgres, SQL Servers, Apache, Tomcat, uS). Information security practices (eg cryptography, privilege separation, RBAC, INFO SEC, Auditing, Patching, Security Benchmark Compliance, and OS hardening). Infrastructure principles: fault tolerance, availability, scalability, continuous monitoring, and recovery. Underlying storage for Linux (LVM), storage network protocols (eg NAS, NFS, CIFS, etc.), and clustered or pooled virtualization concepts from leading platforms (eg XenServer, HyperV, VMware, etc.). Proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems monitoring, SNMP, Relational Databases (eg Ganglia, Nagios, Zenoss, Splunk, SolarWinds, NoSQL and Caching Layers such as Memcache etc.). Salary Range: $171,160 USD - $257,400 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. US Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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