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Principal Software Quality Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
Here at Raytheon Technologies, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Raytheon Technologies gains inspiration from a noble mission, shared by Raytheon Technologies employees around the globe, while providing an inclusive culture empowering employees and celebrating their contributions.

The Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMS) Missions Assurance (MA) organization enables engineering quality solutions, capabilities and services to the business. Most important is collaboration with our functional partners and customers (internal and external) to execute and solve problems quickly and efficiently. MA embeds itself throughout the Engineering lifecycle to prevent defects from reaching the warfighter and to ensure flawless program execution to meet quality, cost, schedule and technical objectives.

We have an immediate need for a Principal Software Quality Engineer for the Air Power and Strategic Missile Defense Software Assurance Section located in Woburn, MA. This Section is responsible to partner with Engineering to ensure work products are free from defects throughout the engineering lifecycle. As a Principal Software Quality Engineer, you are an important member of the Missions Assurance Quality Team. The ideal candidate will be required to come on-site either at the Woburn, MA facility or Huntsville, AL facility on a part-time basis or as business needs dictate.

The Principal Software Quality Engineer will be an, individual contributors ensuring verification and validation of design, development and integration of RMD software products. Software products include artifacts related to embedded code, simulations, firmware, and other artifacts as required by contract. You will help to ensure programs meet customer objectives for Mission Assurance, working closely with other Cross Business Teams (CBTs), to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communication skills. Responsibilities include the following:
  • Program Execution Support participate in all phases of software product design and development lifecycle. The Quality Engineer will ensure all program software products have appropriate quality requirements identified, allocated and planned for. The Software Assurance Engineer will generate inputs to Software, Systems, I&T and other work products.
  • Product Continuous Improvement perform independent quality evaluations/risk assessments of activities across the software product development lifecycle. The Quality Engineer will facilitate root cause analysis and corrective action planning for all software-related nonconformances.
  • Process Improvement improve, streamline, and deploy quality and software engineering processes to design in quality and eliminate escapes, and will participate in, and actively lead, project activities to improve key processes. Partner with organizations within and outside of Quality and Mission Assurance to improve product quality and process effectiveness.
  • Knowledge and Tools Development provide Quality personnel with knowledge and tools to improve product quality in areas such as code analysis, root cause corrective action, information assurance and development methodologies.

The candidate determines and pursues courses of action to obtain the desired results. Typical work involves assuring the integrity of software, firmware, configurable logic, and modeling and simulation, across various disciplines within Engineering.

Required Skills:
  • A minimum of ten (8) years of technical/engineering experience in a Quality environment with emphasis in software development.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a DoD issued Secret Security Clearance
Desired Skills:
  • Advanced experience with Agile or DevOps software development. Emphasis on software testing, continuous integration and continuous monitoring is preferred.
  • Confluence and Jira expertise using Agile tools and methods
  • Ability to write code (SQL, Java Script, Html) and work with data visualization tools like BI and Garfana.
  • Ability to transform data into actions
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows 10 and Unix skill set.
  • Strong team player who is a self starter and proactive about tackling technical tasks.
  • Project and workload management skills to utilize resources effectively to satisfy demanding internal customers and implementation schedules
  • Technical leadership of small teams
  • Ability to coordinate with product (Integrated Product Teams and Quality Systems Managers) and functional teams
  • "Customer" oriented, and driven to meet or exceed expectations
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team-player
  • Working knowledge of EVMS, CMMI, ISO9000/AS9100 and IPDS
  • Experience using Six Sigma practices to continuously improve software systems created using the Quality Management System requirements based on AS9100 and AS9115
  • Practical experience of Guidance, Navigation, Signal Processing, Radar and Discrimination systems and associated algorithms is highly desired
  • Advanced degree M.S.

Required Education:
BS in Engineering field (Preferred Majors: Software, Computer, Electrical, or Systems).


Posted: 2021-04-27 Expires: 2021-06-04

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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
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