COTS Engineer (Hybrid)


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$33.65-72.12 /h
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E Centretech Pkwy, CO

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United States of America


CO102: 16800 E Centretech Pkwy,Aurora 16800 East Centretech Pkwy Building S75, Aurora, CO, 80011 USA

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Colorado? Then join our Raytheon Team of Engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

Our facility in Aurora, CO offers amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, cafeteria, collaboration rooms and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, we provide employee appreciation lunches, bonus opportunities, and great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few. Click here to view a brief video and learn more:

Job Description:

The Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Engineer is responsible for documenting, coordinating, and status accounting the program’s COTS baseline. This position requires close attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment. It also requires prioritizing tasks consistent with program priorities. The ideal candidate possesses attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills; and has experience with the MS Office product suite. To include windows and Linux based environments. The COTS Engineer coordinates closely with the Hardware and Infrastructure, Software and Systems Engineers, Configuration Manager, Material Program Manager, and Supply Chain Management to ensure all procured COTS are properly documented.

COTS Engineer performs the following tasks:

  • Administer the technical coordination of COTS for the program.

  • Support the development of the Program COTS architecture and related documentation.

  • Administer an engineering repository in both a Windows and Linux based systems.

  • Coordinate with Configuration Management to ensure all COTS configuration-controlled items are properly identified, version controlled, and recorded in a configuration status accounting system.

  • Support the evaluation of COTS updates.

  • Manage the resolution of COTS vendor issues.

  • Coordinate with Supply Chain Management (SCM) and the Material Program Manager when applicable to resolve vendor issues.

  • Manage and coordinate the maintenance support for each COTS product.

  • Support Infrastructure status needs for COTS tracking, maintenance, license agreements, and data rights.

  • Support metrics collection and reporting of COTS and track the program’s process against plan utilizing metrics-based tools.

  • Conduct periodic COTS audits as aligned with IMS / System deliveries to compare and validate the recorded COTS baseline with the actual physical baseline.

  • Track the closure of all audit findings/Action Items Related to COTS Management and produce reports to Infrastructure and CM management.

Specialized Skills:

  • A solid understanding of Commercial Off the shelf and Free Open-Source Software products and their uses in a system.

  • Solid understanding of Hardware and software Maintenance lifecycles.

Required Skills:

  • Experience working in a technical environment interfacing with systems, software, or hardware engineering disciplines.

  • Experience with databases, including schema definition and data manipulation Experience defining, analyzing and reporting metrics Experience working independently and prioritizing tasks with full accountability.

  • Experience defining, analyzing and reporting metrics utilizing EPIC Based Metrics Tools.

  • Experience working independently and prioritizing tasks with full accountability.

  • Strong interpersonal skills: Applicant should possess the ability to communicate technical and project information to senior management. Applicant will also author and present technical detailed implementation and deployment plans.

  • Familiar with office automation and engineering tools: MS Office, relational databases such as Oracle.

  • Active Secret clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with peers and leaders concerning process, business, program and personnel topics.

  • Willingness to actively participate with team members concerning process and business activities.

  • Familiar with office automation and engineering tools: MS Office, relational databases such as Oracle.

Required Education:

Typically requires a BS/BA degree and 5 years of related work experience; Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) preferred.

Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements.

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.

Benefits offered: 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.

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $70,000 to $150,000 however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

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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