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Release Train Engineer Raytheon
Dulles, VA

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How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Raytheon is seeking an experienced professional for the position of RELEASE TRAIN ENGINEER (RTE) located in the Denver, Colorado, Richardson, Texas or Dulles/Sterling, Virginia area to support the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS) Mission Area, for an effort supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS) supports national security objectives by providing comprehensive technical, analytical and operational support to the intelligence community. Key Capabilities include:

* Develop, integrate and deploy large-scale, high-performance SIGINT, GEOINT and Multi-INT systems
* Provide large-scale information processing, information integration and visualization systems for intelligence, satellite and space-based programs for commercial and intelligence customers
* Support, and maintain intelligence systems for customers worldwide
* Develop, modernize and manage critical infrastructure and applications for the intelligence customers
* Thought leadership in constellation management, common ground and integrated enterprise management solutions


* Understand and apply Agile best practices for software deployments which may include release planning, issue tracking, scheduling, testing, documentation and delivery coordination.
* Work closely and communicate with a variety of IT Teams and must have in-depth and hands-on experience with the Agile Release Train engineering practices within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology.
* Assist the government product owners in maintaining a complex product backlog and schedule, each with its own corresponding release trains
* Function as a proxy for the government Product Owner, and be able to understand acceptance criteria for a backlog item, and determine when a backlog item is done
* Demonstrated ability to work closely with product teams to support enterprise planning and releases specifically meeting the needs and requirements defined as priority within the organization
* Oversee quality control/quality assurance for the deliverables made by various developer teams
* Manage daily scrum team meetings and team assignments / priorities
* Facilitate release planning events, including coordination across all stakeholders
* Research and evaluate process improvement opportunities, work with IT teams to develop process standards and metrics and assist with implementation and maintenance
* Develop product reports and roadmaps for all levels of leadership when necessary
* Promote consistent design principles, approaches to system design, security, testing, and documentation, across multiple development teams.


* 4-5+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role with a strong desire to be Scrum Master certified
* Experience with SAFe and as a Release Train Engineer
* Experience with software delivery, preferably of complex IT systems
* Strong knowledge of IT operations using Agile and DevOps practices


* Existing TS/SCI required with a SSBI date of less than 5 years


* Bachelor's degree plus 10 years of experience or Masters plus 5 years of experience in information technology, with a preference in deploying IT systems for the government


* Demonstrated knowledge of NGA software accreditation procedures
* Demonstrated knowledge of NGA security procedures
* Experience with traditional, Agile, and DevOps development practices and associated testing strategies, including test-driven development
* Experience or familiarity with DevOps/DevSecOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and tools such as JMeter, Docker, Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub/GitLab, Chef, Ansible, etc.
* Experience with Windows, UNIX, and Linux systems and virtual environments (VMware, AWS, OpenStack).
* Experience with AWS, C2S and data center operations
* Knowledge of GEOINT mission, imagery analysis or science and technology research principals
* Demonstrated experience as a control account manager (CAM)
* Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work individually
* Strong results orientation with the ability to consistently meet and exceed goals
* Capable of making commitments, setting priorities, and delivering results on time and on budget
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills with collecting and interpreting quantitative data
* Experienced with project management tools and methods

Position is contingent upon contract award and may be filled by Team Raytheon members

This position requires a US person


Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

TS/SCI - Current


Computer Science

Computer/Management Information Systems

Information and Knowledge Systems

Software Engineering


Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CO - Denver

TX - Richardson

VA - Dulles

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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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