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Software Development Lead

Location Silver Spring, United States
Posted 14-September-2021
Description
Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is looking for a Software Development Lead to support Mission Assurance (MA) 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 Development Lead, you will oversee a team in supporting and enhancing the underlying systems for the AWIPS platforms via deployment of new system configurations, working with new tools, participating in agile scrums as scrum master, and operational field support. You will engage in support efforts and system configuration such as system provisioning and setup, security patching, configuration management and system hardening.

As a Software Development Lead, you will also be responsible for:

* Overseeing approximately 10 other team members including, but not limited to, prioritizing group tasks, choosing team members assignments, and reviewing work of lower-level developers
* Interacting with customers regarding strategies, requirements, problem solving, and support
* Reporting to program leadership on activities, performance and progress against plan.
* Coordinating troubleshooting of operational issues
* Coordinating troubleshooting of test bed issues
* Supporting delivery of software according to program schedules and critical milestones
* Collecting and reporting metrics
* Taking responsibility for minor to moderate improvements in the system and/or process

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

* Experience leading other team members including, but not limited to, prioritizing group tasks, choosing team members assignments, and reviewing work of lower-level developers
* Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way
* Experience with Microsoft Project, Word, and Excel
* 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.
* At least 10 years of relevant software experience.
* Experience with using a Linux environment, preferably an rpm based distribution (eg Red Hat).
* Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other relevant technical discipline.

It Would Be Great if You Also Had One or more of the following:

* Experience leading as a scrum master
* Programming skills in Java, Python and Bash script.
* Agile certification a plus
* Experience with systems architecture or software development.
* Experience with putting together proposals, planning and executing project plans on time, schedule and cost.

What We Can Offer You:

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance understanding its importance to overall wellbeing and productivity.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Raytheon tenures, and we are developing an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring.

We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on roles that are more complex in the future.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at Raytheon, we embrace and respect our differences. Diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views benefit our environment and problem solving, ultimately guiding to greater success across the business. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion and continually striving for a more collaborative, respectful, and equitable organization. We have nine employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), reaching 181,000 employees globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences.

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 either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.185212

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 
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