Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms/DevOps (TS/SCI w/Poly)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Are you passionate about making technical breakthroughs and
solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you! The
program has an immediate need for an experienced Sr. Principal
Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms/DevOps to serve as a cloud
platforms and DevOps engineer for the organization. In this role,
the systems engineer is responsible for the development and
delivery of cloud adoption and migration to support the
organization's mission and vision.
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 as a cloud platforms
engineer, to build, configure, and maintain infrastructure hosting
in the cloud. This position is required to support the
infrastructure hosting workloads both on premises and in Amazon Web
Services (AWS) and have a diverse IT background, and strong
hands-on technical experience, organizational and interpersonal
This position will be based in Dulles, VA.
An active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph.
Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, and
Systems Engineering, Business or related discipline and 9 years
related experience (4 years of relevant work experience may
substitute for a degree). Or, 7 years with a Master's degree. Or, 4
years with a PhD.
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.
Direct on-the-job experience with or excellent understanding of:
Developing baselines for middleware platforms that can support both
on premises and cloud-based AWS environments. (e.g. Oracle, MySQL,
Karka, Postgres, SQL Servers, Apache, Tomcat, and IIS), Engineering
solutions in Linux operating systems (red Hat, CentOS), Software
development programming languages (e.g Python, Shell, C++, Java,
Rstudio Rtools, Hifi, CloverETL), and Automated provisioning
technologies or methods such as AWS CloudFormation , Puppet, Chef,
Demonstrated experience with Linux platforms,
infrastructure-as-code, cloud, and hypervisors.
Demonstrated experience working and integrating open source
frameworks/products, deploying various open source packages, and/or
application stacks into a multi-core, multithreaded, and
Able to quickly self-learn new technologies, work in a team
environment, and mentor others as needed.
Expected to have a thorough understanding of the systems
engineering lifecycle, and software development.
Demonstrated on the job experience and excellent understanding of
information security practices (e.g. cryptography, privilege
separation, RBAC, INFOSEC, auditing, patching , security benchmark
compliance, OS hardening)
Knowledge and experience with all of the following infrastructure
principles: fault tolerance, availability, scalability, continuous
monitoring, and recovery.
On-the-job experience with automated testing
Strong understanding of proactive monitoring concepts, including
experience configuring and deploying Network and systems
monitoring, SNMP, Relational Databases (e.g. Ganglia, Nagios,
Zenoss, Splunk, SolarWinds, N0SQL and Caching Layers such as
Demonstrated on-the-job experience with MS Windows Server
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. Associated topics:
cloud architect, http, information architect, maintain,
maintenance, network, principal systems engineer, senior system
engineer, server, systems integration architect
Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sterling , Sr. Principal Systems Engineer - Cloud Platforms/DevOps (TS/SCI w/Poly), Other , Sterling, Virginia
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