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DevOps Engineer

Job Description

Are you a DevOps Engineer who wants to join a leading cyber team within an evolving and dynamic organisation?

Due to the success of a number of strategic London based programmes, we are growing our Engineering team with creative and ambitious DevOps Engineers. With a primary focus on Linux, virtualisation and Infrastructure-as-Code, your experience will cover different technologies within an agile environment.

As an organisation, we demand constant innovation, and have immediate opportunities for expert engineers to design, develop and maintain the automated deployment of a suite of applications.

**Due to the nature of the role you must be willing and eligible to achieve high level Government Clearance**
Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled. 

How you will make a difference
You will be asked to support the team in agile development, requirements analysis, application and system deployment
Key criteria required...
  • Extensive experience of Linux (CentOS, RHEL) and/or Microsoft Windows Server in large corporate environments.
  • Virtualisation technologies, preferably VMWare, including vRealize suite.
  • Infrastructure as code: e.g. Ansible Terraform, Docker.
  • Packaging for package managers such as RPM.
  • Software defined networking: e.g. Kubernetes or NSX
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tools: e.g. Jenkins or Bamboo.
  • Configuration management tooling: e.g. Puppet, Ansible or SCCM.
  • Application monitoring, metrics, logging and alerting: e.g. ELK, Prometheus, Nagios.
  • Competent in one or more programming languages: e.g. Python, Golang.
  • Automation scripting using Bash, PowerShell or Python. 

Also, we’d love it if you have experience of...

  • Current UK Government clearance
  • Experience of UK Government working practices
  • Experience of configuring Cisco routers and firewalls.
  • OWASP. Familiar with the top 10 threats and mitigations.
  • STRIDE threat modelling.

Additional information for your consideration...

You will need to be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.