Sr Software Engineer II Job at Raytheon Technologies Silver Spring, MD


Intelligence, Information&Svcs

Job Description

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is looking for a Software Configuration Manager (CM) Specialist / Engineer to support Product Improvement (PI) development activities on Raytheon’s AWIPS program in Silver Spring, Maryland.

AWIPS is central to the ability of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) to predict weather, water, and climate conditions. AWIPS provides NWS with the means to integrate meteorological and hydrological data into a single computer workstation. It draws data from an array of weather sensors, satellites, and numerical forecast guidance, processes and distributes the data from the 175 operational sites including Weather Forecast Offices, River Forecast Centers, and national centers. AWIPS is the NWS’s critical system for rapid, highly reliable warnings and forecasts of weather events that affect the United States, its territories, and adjacent waters.

Life with Raytheon Intelligence and Space

In this role, you will work with an amazing team that AWIPS providing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) with the means to integrate meteorological and hydrological data into a single computer workstation. As the NWS’ partner this team is responsible for AWIPS operations, maintenance, 24/7 technical support, and Product Improvement, the Raytheon AWIPS team supports these critical operations.

This position is located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Relocation assistance is not authorized for this position.

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a Software Configuration Manager (CM) Specialist / Engineer, you will maintain the CM stack for the PI team, engage in scrums when appropriate, run the PI CCB meeting and provide technical solutions to sometimes complex problems.

As a Software Configuration Manager (CM) Specialist / Engineer, you will also be responsible for:

Over the structure and scripts used to build and deploy software within the development test environment, perform accurate and timely merges from other development organizations into branches

Coordinate troubleshooting of merge conflicts

Ensure backups for all CM tools are performed and verified

Deliver software into the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) GIT instance

Lead solutions and activities in continuous integration and build

Creation and management of rpm files for deployment

Responsibility for minor to moderate improvements in the system and/or process

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other relevant technical discipline.

Strong technical background and experience utilizing GIT and Jenkins or the ability to become proficient within 2 months of starting the position.

Fluency in the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to obtain a NOAA Common Access Card (CAC) through passing a Government National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) Public Trust investigation.

Experience with using a Linux environment, preferably an rpm based distribution (e.g. Red Hat).

At least 5 years of relevant working experience.

It Would Be Great if You Also Had:

Programming skills in Java, Python and Bash script.

Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way

Exemplary critical thinking, problem resolution and both oral and written communication skills.

Experience with systems architecture or software development.

Agile development certification a plus

Experience with putting together proposals, planning and executing project plans on time, schedule and cost.

Experience with Microsoft Project, Word and Excel

What We can Offer You:

A company that is committed to fostering mentorship and career development for their team members

Ability to work with professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees.

The ability to continue your career in a challenging and collaborative organization

Flexible work hours that will allow you to balance qualify work and your personal life.

Benefits: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Clearance Type

None / Not Required

Talent Area

Atmospheric/Space Science, Computer/Management Information Systems, Software Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Job Function


U.S. FLSA Classification


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Ability to Telecommute

Temporary telecommuting – during COVID-19

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About the Company

Company: Raytheon Technologies

Company Location:  Silver Spring, MD

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