Sr Software Engineer I - Configuration Management - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

    An opportunity exists within the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Software Engineering Directorate (SED) for a Software Configuration Management (SWCM) Engineer in McKinney, TX. The SWCM organization is a critical source of support for both proposals and development teams, including internal research and development (R&D) efforts as well as support to Systems Engineering CM tasks.

    The Integrated Warfare and Sensor System Software department contributes to the success of Raytheon IDS by providing Software Configuration Management Process, Learning, and Tool solutions for all SED programs. Our software configuration management team supports an Agile Scrum process as program involvement directs. The SWCM team scope includes management of product changes, formal release of baselined products and delivery of those products, on a continuous basis, to multiple customer sites.

    This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or G09 based on alignment between the candidate's qualifications and the skills, experience and requirements for the position.

    Job Description
    IDS Software Engineering is seeking a Configuration Management (CM) Engineer to provide systems and software CM support for the IDS Software Engineering Directorate.

    The successful candidate will participate in the coordination and administration of assigned configuration management activities relative to; identification, control, change management and status accounting for systems in accordance with contractual requirements. The candidate will work in a team environment with Software and Systems Engineers, Quality Engineers, Process Engineers, and experienced Configuration Managers. The candidate will be involved in all phases of Software Configuration Management. Related engineering tasks will include; Improve the reporting and verification of the software build content, writing process and running tools to ensure each project is using the correct instance and version of a file, investigate new technologies that could help the development team move to more modern and industry standard tools (ex. git), work scripting to improve program automated testing environment and ability to organize, track and submit contract deliverables.

    Required Skills:
    • 4+ years applying the principles, theories, and concepts of Software Configuration Management
    • Able to work scripting and utility development using C++/Java/JS
    • This position will require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
    • General knowledge of software and systems development processes
    • General knowledge of Configuration Management principles, such as Document Management and Engineering Change Management
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
    • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.

    Desired Skills:

    Knowledge of the following software tools: ClearCase, Product Data Management (PDM) and Synergy or change management tools.
    • Ability to prepare laptops for use in engineering tests
    • Ability to work in a team-based environment
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with engineers at all levels, and other Raytheon organizations
    • Established verbal and written communication skills to successfully support peer reviews and associated software system documentation
    • Strong people and change agent skills
    • Sense of urgency; ability to meet challenging deadlines
    Required Education:
    Candidates must have a BS or BA degree, preferably in the following areas: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer/Engineering Technology, Computer Science,
    Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering, or related engineering field.

    All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon's Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.

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