Software Configuration Management-Section Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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 Software Configuration Management Section Leader, located in Tucson, AZ.

Responsibilities to Anticipate
  • Ensuring the team meets program cost and schedule commitments
  • Supporting mission area and/or program reviews as the SWCM Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • SWCM mission area / program POC for discipline issues and/or road blocks
  • Identifying and elevating, when required, technical execution risks (includes technical discipline, technical performance, cost and schedule performance) to program and functional management
  • Ensuring the team is knowledgeable of and demonstrates disciplined process and tool adherence
  • Utilization of measures that provide program and functional management insight into the health of the team's technical execution
Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Timely, honest, unbiased performance evaluation, and career development discussions (including plans for employee growth/improvement)
  • Mentor/coach, technically and personally, to ensure employee success
  • Creating a diverse, collaborative team and providing an open environment for innovation and growth
  • Effective communication, both with the team and, horizontally and vertically across the organization
  • Identifying appropriate training opportunities to ensure technical execution and growth for the team
  • Establishing team manpower needs and providing qualified candidates for programs in the section
  • Ensuring the team understands and follows proper department documented requirements and procedures
  • Working with the section and SWCM Leadership team on goals, strategy and innovative solutions for customer and company initiatives
  • Recognizing and providing appropriate team and individual rewards and recognition
  • Leading by example by demonstrating Raytheons values and behaviors
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.
  • 6 years professional engineering and configuration management experience
  • Experience with version control, change management, and/or agile planning tool(s), in particular, experience with either/or: IBM Rational Synergy, Rational Team Concert, and/or Azure DevOps Server (ADS) - Git
  • SWCM, Information Technology (IT), and/or software development experience
  • Solid proficiency in Windows and Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • An active and in-scope DoD US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Working knowledge of the SEI Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and SEI Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and experience with SWCM process definition and implementation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of solving complex problems, sharing knowledge and documenting work
  • Administrator knowledge/experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps Server (ADS) - Git
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Agile, DevSecOps, Continuous Improvement, Continuous Integration and/or Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) development concepts
  • Strong customer service skills; friendly, approachable, motivated, with a strong work ethic
  • Experience with automation and scripting languages (i.e. Perl, Python, Ruby, YAML, shell, batch, etc.)
  • Previous experience leading teams of 5-20 employees
  • Experience with PC software applications to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
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:



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Software Configuration Management-Section Leader

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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