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 Technology Services sector is seeking a Staff Cyber Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers.
As part of the modernization program, the Cyber Software Engineer is responsible for understanding existing CA Consular One (EC1) applications/databases, integration of Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM) products and security implementations along with ensuring new software development meets the security requirements associated with the CSM Program and DOS. The Cyber Software Engineer is responsible for security across the full software development lifecycle (SDLC), including requirements definition, software design, implementation, testing, and maintenance. The Cyber Software Engineer must understand DevSecOps principles and automation. The Cyber Software Engineer participates in development and solution enhancement activities as part of an Agile development team.
Roles and Responsibilities:
* Work with the system engineering team to understand customer business needs and priorities
* Define system and technical security requirements, including both functional and non-functional, to support EC1 software development with a focus on Identity and Access Management
* Develop conceptual, logical, and physical software designs for Oracle IAM solutions
* Perform intensive analysis of application/platform access control data structures and articulate security requirements for application software
* Design secure software using industry standard design patterns and best practices to improve maintainability, flexibility, performance, security, and availability
* Define the software design using a model-based engineering strategy (SysML/UML)
* Implement enterprise web-based applications (Java technology stack) within a SAFe Agile environment
* Develop single page applications using a client-side rendering framework and Oracle IAM products
* Develop service-based solutions (REST-based web services) using microservices architecture
* Develop database solutions for managing structured and unstructured data
* Develop automated unit and integration tests that can be incorporated into Continuous Integration/Continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline
* Support CI/CD initiatives and utilize static code analyzers to ensure high quality source code
* Support software testing activities, including IV&V, and provide timely software defect resolutions
* Provide production and operational support, as needed, to ensure deployed software meets functional and non-functional security requirements
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
* Bachelor's degree in STEM and at least 14 years' experience
* Experience in software development and maintenance projects with involvement in IAM, security requirements, technical design/development, and deployment steps within DevSecOps environment
* Experience supporting software development activities for software projects specializing in development of enterprise web applications
* Experience with full-stack development using the Java technology stack to implement enterprise web-based applications within an Agile environment
* Experience providing security engineering for projects following DevSecOps principles and automated CI/CD pipelines
* Experience with static code analyzers (CAST, HP Fortify, SonarQube, etc.)
* Experience with Oracle IAM products
* Experience developing 508 compliant solutions
* Experience developing single page applications using a client-side rendering framework (Angular, React, etc.) and responsive CSS framework (Bootstrap, Material Design, etc.)
* Experience in enterprise software system modernization efforts
* Strong understanding of web service technologies (XML, JSON, SOAP, and REST)
* Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance. Interim clearance may be acceptable.
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
* Experience in cloud based environments including the development of software that supports architectures that involve public/hybrid clouds
* Experience developing service-based solutions using the Java technology stack, building REST-based services (Spring MVC, Spring Boot, etc.), and deploying in a container-based microservices architecture (Docker, Spring Boot, Kubernetes, etc.)
* Experience developing structured transactional database solutions using an RDBMS database (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
* Experience developing high volume, highly available, and secure software systems
* Experience developing and deploying software systems in an incremental manner using the SAFe Agile methodology
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.