DevOps Engineer

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
05 Jan 2019
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Job Description

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

We are growing our Software Development team in Manchester with creative and ambitious DevOps Engineers. With a primary focus on Jenkins, Ansible & Docker, you will be working with the full range of DevOps tools within an agile environment.

As an organisation, we demand constant innovation, and have immediate opportunities for expert DevOps Engineers to implement and maintain a suite of applications to support the Software Engineering functions.

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 partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, 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 by implementing, configuring, changing and maintaining a full suite of DevOps tooling. Requirements may change over time so you should be flexible in tool choices and able to work across Open Source and COTS products.

There may be occasional requirements to work outside of standard office hours, either actively or on call, however notice will be given when this is the case.

Key criteria required...

  • Experience in implementation and maintenance of DevOps tools
  • Specifically - Jira, Confluence, Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, Nexus and more

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

  • Experience of UK Government working practices
  • Working knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Linux operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server/CentOS) Experience across different programming languages, such as: Java EE, Python, C++
  • Experience with open source products, e.g. Apache Foundation products.

If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a growing career as we work hard to continuously innovate the world of cyber security.

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.

 

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