Cyber / Principal Cyber Systems Engineer - Cloud Platform & Ops (TS/SCI w/Poly) - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

Fairfax, Virginia

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 passionate about making technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you! We have an immediate need for an experienced Systems Engineer to serve as a cloud platforms and operations analyst for the organization.In this role, the Systems Engineer is responsible for the development and delivery of cloud platform and infrastructure migration solutions to support the organization. This position will be based in Dulles, VA.Key Responsibilities:Play a critical role in the development and delivery of cloud migration efforts.

Provide Systems Engineering expertise as a cloud platforms engineer, to build, configure, and maintain infrastructure hosting in the cloud. This position is required to support both physical infrastructure hosting workloads and in the cloud.

This position can be filled at a level 2 or level 3.Basic Qualifications level 2:Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance

Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: 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.

Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS), Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java), Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud 

Basic Qualifications level 3:Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph clearance

Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline and 5+ years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Prior experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing services such as: 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.

Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of Engineering solutions in Linux operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS), Software development programming languages (e.g Python, Java), Automated provisioning technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Migration of Physical Infrastructure to cloud

Preferred Qualifications:A diverse IT background, and strong hands-on technical experience.

Demonstrated experience with Linux platforms, infrastructure –as-code, cloud, and hypervisors.

Expected to quickly self-learn new technologies, work in a team environment, and provide tier 3 support.

The selected individual will be expected to have a thorough understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle, and software development.

Hands-on technical experience

Solid understanding and experience with Linux platforms

Experience with DevOps concepts, cloud technologies, business applications, modern hypervisors

Experience working with and integrating open source frameworks and products

Deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into the business’ production landscape, multi-core, multi-threaded, and distributed systems

Quickly self-learn new technologies and tools

Committed to seeking technical breakthroughs and solving complex problems

Work autonomously or as part of an Agile Scrum team

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Fairfax, Virginia

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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