AWIPS Java Software Engineer (Hybrid)


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$9.62 /h
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East West Hwy Silver Sprg, MD

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United States of America


MD601: 1325 East West Hwy Silver Sprg 1325 East West Highway , Silver Spring, MD, 20910 USA

Raytheon Technologies is seeking an innovative, creative, and motivated Software Engineer that works with minimal supervision/guidance to support the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS).

The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object-oriented methodologies and containers. As a software engineer you will work on a specialized, agile team driving to modernize existing client/server SOA and underlying infrastructure with a goal of running in a cloud or cloud like environment. Your daily work cadence and the products you produce will be innovative, delivering solutions at a sustained high pace. You will design, develop and implement usable solutions using a DevSecOps lifecycle, keeping mind to integrate security and testing into the development process. You will be able to solve medium to complex problems independently, or through work in your agile team, leaving each day not only challenged, but fulfilled.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee technical design, development, and implementation of large projects and/or major software products and systems using DevSecOps pipelines.
  • Work closely within an integrated company/customer agile team, collaborating accordingly with other enterprise subject matter expertise.
  • Make rapid progress, balancing speed of delivery with high software quality though small, iterative code deliveries.
  • Provide product demonstrations to teammates, management and customer individuals.
  • Assist in defining architecture requirements and following/improving/implementing new standards for design and development.
  • Consult with management and customers regarding product feasibility and viability of product plans and designs.
  • Factor emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.
  • Provide product demonstrations

Required Skills:

  • Five (5) or more years directly related to software development engineering or three (3) years and an advanced degree.
  • Experience in Java and Agile SW Development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to interact and present technical concepts to senior levels of management and customers
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in software interface definition, documentation, and implementation
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of tools (including Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience documenting software architecture using UML
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Public Trust - candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check (NAC)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with writing code to run in containers or setting up/executing container/ecosystem technology (Kubernetes, Docker, etc).
  • Experience with microservice software design and development.
  • Experience working in a DevSecOps lifecycle.
  • Experience with full-stack agile development.
  • Experience with using cloud systems (cloud computing technologies, VMs, microservices, etc)
  • Experience with Software design tools such as Rational Rose, Rhapsody, or comparable tools
  • Experience with scripting (Perl & Python as well as others)
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Web Service design and development
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience developing and/or supporting solutions for weather and meteorological science.
  • Experience in Extensible Markup Language (XML), Unified Modeling Language (UML), Eclipse IDE, database, and/or Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) a plus.
  • Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or OpenGL technologies a plus.

Work Location:
Silver Spring, MD or Omaha, NE
Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements.

Clearance Requirement:
The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of up to $20,000 for the candidate hired with an Active TS/SCI that can be verified before start at RIS.

Education Requirement:
5 years of relevant experience with a BS degree (typically STEM focused - Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics,); or 3 years of relevant experience with a MS degree (typically STEM focused - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics,)

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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