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Software Integration and Test (SWIT) Lead
Raytheon Company | Silver Spring, Maryland
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Job Description

The Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (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 to the 122 Weather Forecast Offices, 13 River Forecast Centers, and more than 20 environmental centers nationwide, and dispenses rapid, highly reliable warnings and forecasts of weather events that affect the United States, its territories, or adjacent waters.

The Raytheon AWIPS Program is searching for a Software Integration and Test (SWIT) lead to support the program's System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) group performing Operations & Maintenance for the National Weather Service. Join a top performing and motivated team and help support one of the most important systems, which assists in the protection of life, property and the enhancement of the national economy.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for leading SWIT activities on the program. This includes the management and evolution of established testing policies and processes through retrospectives and/or lessons learned and to stay in alignment with current ISO 20001 certification. You will lead a team of testers who are responsible for all aspects of testing software releases and patches before they reach production status. You will work closely with the Release team to level resources across multiple parallel testing activities, provide inputs into daily scrums, develop test plans and maintain our test repository. We will also look to you to drive innovation in our testing approach, constantly considering new tools and process around automation and test efficiency. You will be responsible for customer facing communication on test status, plans and approach.



Clearance Requirement: Ability to obtain a public trust clearance.

Required Education:
Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant professional experience

Required Skills:
  • At least 6 years of experience in testing within a multi-component enterprise system.
  • Experience acting in a lead role of a team of test engineers, specifically demonstrating the ability to own an area of responsibility, take initiative to drive team performance and process improvements and provide customer focused services in the area of integration and test.
  • Experience in requirements management.
  • Strong understanding of standard SDLC processes.
  • Experience with test automation methodology and tools.

Desired Skills:
  • Software development experience is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following tools: Redmine, Test Rail, and QF Test.
  • Experience working within an rpm based Linux distribution (e.g. Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora)
  • Experience maintaining and updating technical documentation.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering and integration tools.
  • SCRUM Master Certification or experience.
  • AWIPS knowledge or experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues encountered when running programs in a Linux environment.
  • SCRUM Master Certification or experience.
  • AWIPS knowledge or experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues encountered when running programs in a Linux environment.
Required Education:
Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience



This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 147466BR 147466

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

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About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

 
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