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Configuration Analyst II-Software Configuration

Tucson, Arizona


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The Whole Life Systems Engineering (WLSE) mission is to provide superior mission support and data integrity through innovation, collaboration, accountability, and flawless execution throughout the product life cycle, resulting in best value solutions. Our responsibilities include minimizing the total cost of ownership through engineering upfront planning and decision analysis related to product reliability, maintainability, supportability, safety and environmental impacts to our customers. It also includes the operational aspects of mission support such as field and technical support, repairs and spares management and program management support. WLSE also is responsible for configuration management, including software configuration management, as well as data management. Our vision is to be the provider of innovative affordable engineering solutions for product life cycle assurance and support to ensure customer satisfaction.

Job Description

The Digital/Software Configuration Management (SWCM) Department follows the basic principles of Configuration Management. SWCM establishes and maintains the integrity of all digital products for the program through the entire lifecycle of computing products. The WLSE Software Configuration Management Department provides innovative solutions through automation, continuous improvement, continuous integration, and a skilled workforce dedicated to supporting all digital computing products including embedded software, configurable logic, test equipment, simulations, Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and tools.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication, collaboration, teaming, and computer skills. Additionally, they will have keen attention to detail, an ability to solve technical problems of variable scope and complexity, and a solid competency for project planning. Working knowledge of scripting, Agile Development methodologies, and Agile Planning/Change/Configuration Management tools / systems is a plus.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform hands-on Digital Configuration Management as part of the CM department / team. Exercise great attention to detail with respect to managing digital development environments, libraries, and tools
  • Develop, implement, and maintain SWCM processes and procedures in accordance with Raytheon Policies and Procedures
  • Prepare for and support Software Change Control Board (SCCB), Process Control Board (PCB), and Agile development meetings
  • Control, maintain, and store digital development environments and work products, including COTS & supplier / vendor items
  • Participate in Agile development meetings / ceremonies
  • Identify, update, and follow configuration standards to ensure integrity of products and artifacts
  • Create, distribute, maintain, safeguard, and destroy media, both classified and unclassified
  • Administer, customize, and maintain tools
  • Develop scripts to support digital product builds, Continuous Integration, and deployment efforts
  • Implement, improve, and train programs on Digital Configuration Management process(es) and interface with other engineering disciplines to provide solutions for technical problems / issues
  • The successful applicant will work as a self-starter. He or she will interact effectively with program personnel through written and verbal communication. Working knowledge of the Agile software development lifecycle and Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model Integration (SEI CMMI) standards is highly desirable.
Required Skills:
  • Two (2) years' experience in software configuration.
  • Proficiency in Windows, DOS, Linux, and Unix Operating System Environments
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, perl, ruby, bash, etc.)
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of Agile Planning / Configuration Management tools like Microsoft Team Foundation Server / Git, IBM Rational Synergy, and / or IBM Rational Team Concert
  • Agile Development / Scrum Master experience
  • Awareness of International Organization for Standardization (ISO), SAE International, and CMMI standards
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, software process automation, and static analysis tools
  • Windows batch, UNIX/Linux Shell Scripting
  • Experience with a Product Data Management (PDM) tool
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various engineering disciplines to ensure data integrity and compliance with digital configuration management policies
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Capable of working independently and in a team environment
  • Problem solve and identify impact to other organizations
Required Education (including Major):
  • B.S/B.A in Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field.
Desired Education:
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
  • M.S. / M.A. in Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field.
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance; Existing Clearance preferred

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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. 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.
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Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

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Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Configuration Management
Software Engineering
Test Engineering

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Work Location
AZ - Tucson

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