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Sr Principal Software Engineer - Build Integration, DevOps

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Reference #: 19017014

Job Description


At Northrop Grumman, our employeeshave incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and spacethat impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come.Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and ourunderstanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas,courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have alot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have aninsatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are notonly part of history, they're making history.


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systemshas an opening for a Sr. Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified,diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.


The individual performing this rolewill be responsible for identifying and solving issues concerning softwareintegration and build to ensure a successful build, packaging, and deploymentof program software (OFP, O/S, middleware, and firmware) in a DevOpsenvironment. The candidate will be required to have a basic understanding ofthe system; including being able to initialize it, operate it, and integrate onit.

Essential Functions:
  • Identify software integration/build problems and correspondingsolutions working with the software development teams

  • Aid in developing and implementing scripts to ensure the build,packaging, and deployment is automated

  • Aid in developing/implementing scripts within Bamboo/JIRA and GITto ensure build integration measurements and milestones are tracked andreported

  • Participate as a member of multiple reporting boards as a keystakeholders

  • Develop innovative and modern software testing solutions
  • Encourage re-use on adopting programs by designing and/ordeveloping a common test approach and development across the entire COMSAenterprise

  • Perform adopting program interface functions during softwareproduct handover events

  • Manage and facilitate efficient defect management on and acrossCOMSA

  • Provide feedback and help develop the overall, maturing systemarchitecture

  • Coach/mentor others on COMSA and developing programs

We offer flexible workarrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety ofprojects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are lookingfor self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow ourservices and become even better at what we do.





  • Bachelor's degree in a Science,Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accrediteduniversity and 9 years of experience as a software engineer OR

  • Master's degree in a Science,Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accrediteduniversity and 7 years of experience as a software engineer

  • PhD degree in a Science, Technology,Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and4 years of experience in software engineering

  • Demonstrated experience ofobject-oriented analysis and design and developing software using C/C

  • Working knowledge of multipleprogramming languages (Java, C, C , Python, Bamboo, GIT, JIRA, Agile)

  • At minimum, an active, in-scope DoDsecurity clearance at the Secret level



  • Knowledgeof COMSA architecture and integration

  • Experiencewith scripting of Confluence

  • Workingknowledge of COMSA configuration files

  • Scriptingknowledge of Bamboo/GIT/JIRA


Northrop Grumman iscommitted to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regardto race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any otherprotected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, pleasevisit U.S. Citizenship is required for mostpositions.