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Northrop Grumman

Principal/Sr Principal Cloud Sftwr Engr Northrop Grumman
Laurel, MD

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.

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Job Description

Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? Do you want to be part of a transformation that leverages the cloud to build and deliver new capabilities? If so, there is a future for you to support a portfolio of highly visible and strategic programs at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cloud Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Laurel, MD.

Job Description:

This position will encompass joining a team of system and software engineers responsible for service products and systems affiliated with both the Content Warehouse, aka MDR-1 and Event Warehouse aka MDR-2. Efforts include Transitioning and Decommissioning legacy system capabilities into the modernized Data Warehouse Platform architecture and improving and maintaining current systems. Close coordination with NSA's Research Directorate R65 and other AMOD contracts. Candidate will contribute to a Software Design and Development team that will engineer, configure, performance tune, efficiently diagnose, and repair issues with all aspects of the Event Warehouse (EWH) and Content Warehouse (CWH) large scale computer clusters.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

* Shall have at least five (5) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
* 3 years of Experience development using Amazon Web Services required
* Shall have at least four (4) years of experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C .
* Shall have demonstrated experience working with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience developing Restful services
* Shall have demonstrated work experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.
* Shall have at least three (3) years experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts
* Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a software development project.
* Shall have at least three (3) years experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, VISTA) or UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related STEM discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

* Shall have at least Nine (9) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
* 3 years of Experience development using Amazon Web Services required
* Required - Shall have demonstrated experience working with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).
* Shall have demonstrated work experience with serialization such as JSON and/or BSON.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience in the requirements analysis and design of at least one Object Oriented system.
* Shall have demonstrated work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products.
* Shall have at least three (3) years experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.
* Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of software development project.
* Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; sets of analytics orchestrated through rules engines.
* In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated work experience in at least four (4) of the desired characteristics.
* Shall have at least six (6) years experience developing software with high level languages such as Java, C, C .
* Shall have demonstrated work experience developing Restful services.
* Shall have at least five (5) years experience developing software for Windows (2000, 2003, XP, VISTA) or UNIX/Linux (Redhat versions 3-5) operating systems.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related STEM discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional system engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* AWS Certified preferred
* Experience with DevOps approach desired
* Familiar with Docker/Container desired
* Experienced with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) approaches desired
* Desired - Experience developing and deploying: analytics that include foreign language processing; analytic processes that incorporate/integrate multi-media technologies, including speech, text, image and video exploitation; analytics that function on massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ semantic relationships (i.e., inference engines) between structured and unstructured data sets; analytics that identify latent patterns between elements of massive data sets, for example more than a billion rows or larger than 10 Petabytes; analytics that employ techniques commonly associated with Artificial Intelligence, for example genetic algorithms.
* Desired - Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms.
* Desired - Experience with taxonomy construction for analytic disciplines, knowledge areas and skills.
* Desired - Experience developing and deploying analytics that discover and exploit social networks.
* Desired - Experience documenting ontologies, data models, schemas, formats, data element dictionaries, software application program interfaces and other technical specifications.
* Desired - Experience developing and deploying analytics within a heterogeneous schema environment.
* Desired - Experience with linguistics (grammar, morphology, concepts).
* Desired - Understanding of Big-Data Cloud Scalability (Amazon, Google, Facebook).
* Required - Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification.
* Highly Desired - Proficiencies in the following have been noted as highly desired for this position:
* DevOps
* Familiar with Docker/Container
* Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Development (CD)
* 3 years experience development using Amazon Web Services
* Highly Desired - AWS Certified preferred

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.

About Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.

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