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Virtualization Engineer CA

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10160732

Category: Engineering
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. If you want to put your talent, experience, and passions to use and be part of something greater, you are in the right place.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Virtualization Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in San Diego, California, where we define possible.

Join our team to work in an embedded technology environment to develop software working with real time operating systems for use in flight and mission critical systems. We build complex aircraft systems using the latest technologies including simulation, cloud computing, DevSecOps, and cyber that can rapidly evolve to deliver enhanced capabilities for fielded systems, modernizing in partnership with our customers to meet their most complex missions. Bring your innovative ideas and ingenuity, to help us define possible and have some fun along the way.


In this role you will assist with data center design, deployment, and documentation and will need domain knowledge of the existing areas.

Essential Functions:

Ability to assist in of automating manual datacenter processes using Automation tools (Ansible, python, bash, etc.).
Assist in development of CI/CD processes.
Develop engineering and automated deployments for datacenter system configurations.
Executing engineering projects on schedule.
Collaborate with engineers to troubleshoot and redline documented procedures.
Implement engineering changes to the system as required
Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems.
Work closely with Engineers and Technicians in a lab environment.
Good planning, coordination, and documentation skills are required.


The individual we seek will be self-motivated, proactive, goal-oriented to help us grow our services, become even better at what we do and will possess the following qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of STEM related engineering experience
Experience in scripting/programming languages such as Python, Bash, and Powershell
Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V)
Experience with containerization of software services (Docker, Kubernetes)
Experience deploying, configuring, and hardening virtual machines
Infrastructure automation experience with tools such as Ansible, Packer, Terraform, etc
Basic infrastructure knowledge in Backup/Storage and Network technologies
Active DoD Top Secret clearance
Ability to obtain (and maintain) special program access (PAR) prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with Agile methodology
Familiar with version control, GIT experience preferred
Experience with Cloud Platforms such as AWS and Azure
Ability to author and maintain technical installation, configuration, and update documentation
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
Active DoD S or TS Clearance
Active PAR

Thrive with Us

At Northrop Grumman we are invested in the growth and well-being off all our employees. We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment.

Our Total Rewards Program offers a comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

We have a new Academy which is a onboarding and professional development / employee engagement tool we've designed to support employees and their teams. A newsletter is sent out each month to keep the division apprised of upcoming events. There are three areas of focus: Mission Education, Leadership Excellence, and Program Orientation.

We have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $87,200 - $130,800
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.


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