Release Train Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-11
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Richardson
Texas
United States

Job Description
Raytheon is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Release Train Engineer (RTE) in support of the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS) Mission Area, for an effort supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS) supports national security objectives by providing comprehensive technical, analytical and operational support to the intelligence community. Key Capabilities include

• Develop, integrate and deploy large-scale, high-performance SIGINT, GEOINT and Multi-INT systems

• Provide large-scale information processing, information integration and visualization systems for intelligence, satellite and space-based programs for commercial and intelligence customers

• Support, and maintain intelligence systems for customers worldwide

• Develop, modernize and manage critical infrastructure and applications for the intelligence customers

• Thought leadership in constellation management, common ground and integrated enterprise management solutions


The RTE will be responsible for understanding and applying Agile best practices for software deployments which may include release planning, issue tracking, scheduling, testing, documentation and delivery coordination.
Successful candidates will work closely and communicate with a variety of IT Teams and must have in-depth and hands-on experience with the Agile Release Train engineering practices within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology.

Candidates should have proven experience in the following areas:

Assist the government product owners in maintaining a complex product backlog and schedule, each with its own corresponding release trains
Function as a proxy for the government Product Owner, and be able to understand acceptance criteria for a backlog item, and determine when a backlog item is done
Demonstrated ability to work closely with product teams to support enterprise planning and releases specifically meeting the needs and requirements defined as priority within the organization
Oversee quality control/quality assurance for the deliverables made by various developer teams
Manage daily scrum team meetings and team assignments / priorities
Facilitate release planning events, including coordination across all stakeholders
Research and evaluate process improvement opportunities, work with IT teams to develop process standards and metrics and assist with implementation and maintenance
Develop product reports and roadmaps for all levels of leadership when necessary
Promote consistent design principles, approaches to system design, security, testing, and documentation, across multiple development teams.

Required Skills:

4-5+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role with a strong desire to be Scrum Master certified
Experience with SAFe and as a Release Train Engineer
Experience with software delivery, preferably of complex IT systems
Strong knowledge of IT operations using Agile and DevOps practices

Existing TS/SCI required with a SSBI date of less than 5 years

Desired Skills:
Demonstrated knowledge of NGA software accreditation procedures
Demonstrated knowledge of NGA security procedures
Experience with traditional, Agile, and DevOps development practices and associated testing strategies, including test-driven development
Experience or familiarity with DevOps/DevSecOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and tools such as JMeter, Docker, Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub/GitLab, Chef, Ansible, etc.
Experience with Windows, UNIX, and Linux systems and virtual environments (VMware, AWS, OpenStack).
Experience with AWS, C2S and data center operations
Knowledge of GEOINT mission, imagery analysis or science and technology research principals
Demonstrated experience as a control account manager (CAM)
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work individually
Strong results orientation with the ability to consistently meet and exceed goals
Capable of making commitments, setting priorities, and delivering results on time and on budget
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with collecting and interpreting quantitative data
Experienced with project management tools and methods

Education:

Bachelor’s degree plus ten years of experience or Masters plus five years of experience in information technology, with a preference in deploying IT systems for the government



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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.