Software Engineering Control Account Manager - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon IDS’s Software Engineering Directorate is conducting search for a Control Account Manager within the Missile Defense Radar Software Department in Woburn, Massachusetts. The Missile Defense Radar Software Departments’ mission is to provide world class Radar Software to be used in the Ballistic Missile Defense System and related Missile Defense Systems. The department currently supports multiple radars throughout the world.

Our software teams employ an AGILE Scrum process to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.

As a Control Account Manager you’ll report to a Software Project Manager within the Early Warning Radar Product Line organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cost & Performance monitoring/ reporting
  • Variance analysis
  • IMS schedule inputs
  • Establishing time phased budgets for each control account
  • Inputs to monthly Tracking Books
  • Labor report monitoring (weekly)
  • Accumulating earned value progress measures from Team members (Inch-stone development & maintenance)
  • Performance input to Finance
  • Proposal/ROM preparation (C5 Development & SBT input)
  • ETC input
  • Provides current and historical financial data in support of measurement and analysis
  • Collects, generates and analyzes measurement data
  • Audit support
  • Inputs to Program level reviews
In this role you’ll also support Process Engineer functions including:
  • Maintaining project specific software process documentation (SDP and Measurement & Analysis Plan)
  • Producing and Analyzing ToX Metrics
  • Team of Four meetings
  • Review of SLOC counts/estimates, and CMMI efforts as required
As a Control Account Manager you’ll have a a high level understanding of radar software development and the effort required to develop new capabilities while maintaining the current operational software build. You will support the Software Project Manager in scheduling, budgeting, and tracking of the overall software development effort, and will analyze measurement data, perform root cause analysis and identify corrective action when needed.

This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and requirements for the position.

This position will require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
  • 6+ years’ experience in software engineering
  • Experience with Earned Value Reporting, Variance Analysis or other program management process
  • Budget management experience
  • US Citizenship is required
Desired Skills:
  • VMS Certification
  • Experience preparing formal Estimates at Completions (EACs)
  • Experience creating budgetary baselines for multiple control accounts
  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM development
  • Experience with Software Development Process
  • Radar domain knowledge
  • Experience on Ada or C++ software development programs
  • SPM Certification or (equivalent PMX Training)
  • Proposal preparation and estimation process including BOE development
  • Certified BOE Writer
  • Familiarity with the following Tools: MS/Project, Excel, iTracker, SBT, SED C5 Tool, Risk management tools
  • Experience supporting Customer IBRs and RTN Start-up Gate Reviews
  • Six Sigma Specialist certification
  • Experience with Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering
  • Existing secret clearance or ability to obtain a clearance
  • Software development experience in a DoD environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or related STEM field.

This job is posted internally as: Sr. Software Engineer II / Principal Software Engineer

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