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Businesses Raytheon Missiles & Defense Clearance type Secret Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute No telecommuting Job ID 174439BR Date posted 01/21/2021 City Tucson State AZ Country United States
Note: This is a position for experienced professionals. If you have completed your degree within the last 18 months please apply to RTX College jobs: https://jobs.raytheonmissilesanddefense.com/college-jobs

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We are Raytheon Technologies, an innovation leader specializing in defense, security, and civil markets. We know that a diverse company is a strong company. Our employees come from different backgrounds. We value our different perspectives and styles of tackling the world’s most complex challenges and toughest threats. Diversity of thought is critical to the future of innovation.

Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Engineering solves our customers’ most complex challenges to create a safer world. Our 15,000+ team of engineers provide the most advanced end-to-end solutions that detect, track, engage and neutralize a broad range of threats.



The Configuration Management Data Management (CMDM) Center is responsible for ensuring our products areunder configuration control and delivered on time. The center consists of disciplines that support engineering, program offices and customers. The CMDM disciplines participate in the entire life cycle of our products, which range from conception to deactivation. The center is comprised of Hardware Configuration Management (CM), Software Configuration Management (SWCM), and Data Management, Engineering Support and Execution (DEX)

The Software Configuration Management (SWCM) department follows the basic principles of Configuration Management. SWCM establishes and maintains integrity for all digital products throughout the entire life cycle. The CMDM Software Configuration Management Department provides innovative solutions through automation, continuous improvement and a skilled workforce providing support for all computing products including embedded software, firmware/configurable logic, test equipment, simulation, Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and RMD specific tools/scripts.

The Software Configuration Management Engineer plans, coordinates, and executes digital Configuration Management (CM) activities for all digital products. The SWCM Department is expanding to take on specific DevSecOps tasking including:
  • Administer and support DevSecOps tools such as Micro
  • Design, plan, enforce and coordinate digital CM processes and procedures
  • Design and build automation solutions for the environment for application source, deploy pipeline, and configuration management systems
  • Integrate DevSecOps tools as part of an agile team to achieve Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline(s)
  • Utilize development and DevSecOps related tools, including Git, Jenkins, Microsoft Azure DevOps Server (ADS)
  • soft Azure DevOps Server (ADS), Git, Jenkins, Artifactory and others
  • Identify and implement automation for CI/CD using tools identified above
  • Utilize automated deployment technologies like Puppet, Chef or Ansible (Where applicable)
  • Follow and improve established standards and processes
  • Follow sound engineering practices
  • Participate in planning activities and negotiate expectations
  • Conduct administration of build farm, deployment environments, and other CI systems
  • Troubleshoot problems with builds, automated deployment systems and tools
  • Work with software engineers, security and digital technology groups to plan and manage software CI/CD pipelines and releases
  • Contribute and participate in SW development processes and practices to ensure quality / on-time releases
  • Creating DevSecOps dashboards
  • Maintain familiarity with program schedule, identifying risks and aligning work to promote reuse and efficiency
  • Mentor junior team members and engineers
U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Position located in Tucson, AZ.
Required Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • US Citizenship
  • An existing DoD secret or top secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, physics, computer science, management information systems, or related technical degrees
  • A minimum of eight (8) years professional engineering experience
  • Experience with agile and lean methodologies
  • Experience with version control and change management tool(s)
  • SWCM, DevSecOps, Agile, and/or development experience
  • Solid proficiency in Windows and Unix/Linux Operating Systems
Desired Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, physics, computer science, management information systems, or related technical degrees
  • Ten (10) years professional engineering experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of solving complex problems, sharing knowledge and documenting work
  • Experience with SWCM tools such as Microsoft Azure DevOps Server (ADS) (Formerly Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) / Git
  • Strong knowledge and proven experience with Continuous Improvement, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) concepts
  • Strong customer service skills; friendly, approachable, motivated, with a strong work ethic
  • Database / Agile Planning / SWCM tool administration experience
  • Strong practical experience with scripting programming languages (i.e. Perl, Kshell, batch, Python, Ruby, Jenkins, Chef, etc)
This position requires an existing security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Additional information can be found here: All about Security Clearances174439
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.
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