Principal Software Configuration Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

The Mechanical Products Team (MPT) is responsible for mechanical design, analysis, and test of all sensor and effector products across the RMD portfolio. The Mechanical Product Team uses state-of-the-art tools, processes, technology, and Raytheon Six Sigma principles.


The Configuration and Data Management (CDM) organization is responsible for ensuring our products are under configuration control and delivered on time. The CDM Organization consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. Disciplines in the CDM organization participate in the life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. The CDM organization is comprised of Effector CM (ECM), Data Management (DM/DEX), Software Configuration Management (SWCM), and Sensor CM (SCM).

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. SWCM provides innovative solutions through automation, continuous improvement, and a skilled workforce providing support for all digital computing products: embedded software, firmware/configurable logic, test equipment, simulation, Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and tools.

The SWCM department is looking for a full-time and on-site Principal Software Configuration Management Engineer, located in Tewksbury, MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate
  • Administer and support DevSecOps tools such as Microsoft Azure DevOps Server (ADS)
  • 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), Coverity
  • Utilize Windchill cPDM
  • 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
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, physics, computer science, management information systems, or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field. (An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 additional years of experience).
  • 8 years professional engineering, software development and/or configuration management experience
  • Experience with agile and lean methodologies
  • Experience with version control and change management tool(s)
  • SWCM (Software Configuration Management), DevSecOps, Agile, and/or development experience
  • Experience in Windows and Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • An active and in-scope DoD US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • 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)
What We Offer:
Whether you are just starting out your career journey, or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package, including compensation, healthcare, wellness, retirement, work/life benefits, career development, and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

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Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a 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. More information about Security Clearances is on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm





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