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Reference # : 18-01490 Title : Senior DevOps Engineer
Location : Lorton, VA
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : 9 Years Start Date / End Date : 01/14/2019 / 04/13/2019  
Description
Duration:0-3 month(s)

Description/Comment:
Duration - 3 months on contract
Convert to Hire Salary - $131K - $145K
No Telework
Location: Lorton (VA), Springfield (VA), Falls Church (VA)

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to
ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global
security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised
of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to
our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core
values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a qualified and experienced DevOps Engineer to provide software support. This position will
include working within an agile development team to help implement and maintain smooth operation of systems. All work
will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites may be required.
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
(CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP
PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our
borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.
Responsibilities include:
- The DevOps Engineer is responsible for helping to implement and support tools across automated build, deployment,
security scanning, testing, monitoring, and deployment. You'll need the ability to not only code and configure tools,
but also assemble and integrate technology across disparate platforms is critical to success. This includes a good
understanding of systems, data structures, modern scripting and enterprise level languages as well as open source tools
that can and should be leveraged to solve problems.
- Support tools in a continuous integration (CI) pipeline to fully automate deployment of the highly available, mission critical
cloud platform that supports the customer's mission
- Create scripts and templates to build cloud-based development and deployment patterns for our software engineers
- Build tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and
production environments.
- Work with DevOps architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks
- Develop and present training material to application teams, to help disseminate strategy and standard tool usage across
a large organization.

Additional Job Details:Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree in STEM Discipline with 9 years of experience or Master's Degree with 7 years of experience. - Experience with Docker and Containerization Platforms (Such as Kubernetes, DC/OS or OpenShift) - Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services - Software process automation with popular scripting languages - Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language (Preferably Java) - Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming (Such as Selenium) - Understanding of Agile and other development processes and methodologies - Source, build/release, and configuration management in a continuous integration & delivery environment - Application performance analysis and monitoring (Such as ELK or Splunk) - Configuration and Use of DevOps tools (Such as GitLab, Jenkins, etc.) - Ability to obtain Client CBP Clearance - US Citizenship Required Preferred Qualifications: - Strong background in Linux/Unix administration and scripting or development - Research & investigative skills - Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores - Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available mission critical service - CompTIA Security+ - Experience with other DevOps tools like: Artifactory, SonarQube, Aqua - Active CBP Clearance 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.