Software Release Engineer Job
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San Diego, CA 92127-1874, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a Software Release Engineer to join our Software Configuration Management Team. We’re looking for self-motivated, self-directed, and innovative engineer, with a positive attitude and work ethic. The qualified candidate will be responsible within an assigned program(s) for executing all software release activities in accordance with the software configuration management plan, company policies, practices, and requirements. Tasks are performed to accomplish software identification, change management, status accounting, audit and verification in support of Software Configuration Management (SCM). The qualified candidate will also collaborate with Engineering to manage code releases using Continuous Integration tools.
- Responsible for the development of builds, scripts, procedures, and control systems, including source code control and issue tracking. Execute software release and change control functions using the designated SCM Tools in order to ensure software product integrity and meet program schedules. Perform and document all required builds to ensure reproducible and consistent software configuration baselines.
- Manage Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery/Deployment environment and tool set. Practice agile methodologies in a fast paced DevOps environment. Provide technical guidance and educate team members on development and operations. Utilize tools and processes to automate manual tasks.
- Facilitate Configuration Control Board activities, including agendas and minutes. Actively participate in CCB meetings with customer and company personnel, as required, to explain configuration status. Develop and generate metrics as related to SCM (e.g., issue tracking counts, lines of code).
- Establish and enforce SCM Policy on assigned program(s) as set forth in company procedures or project Configuration Management Plans. Contribute to the creation and maintenance of company SCM policies. Prepare and update project SCM Plans and internal work instructions. Participate in company internal and external audits.
* Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering/technical discipline, and 4+ years of related experience or equivalent.
- US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.
- Experience with software compilation, assembly, and delivery of source code into finished products or other software components.
- Experience in establishing and administering tool specific source code libraries (Git/Bitbucket), to include software builds, change control (Jira), and release management.
- Experience in facilitating a software Configuration Control Board (CCB).
- Solid knowledge of Software Configuration Management fundamentals.
- Familiarity with SAE ANSI/EIA-649B Configuration Management Standards.
- Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab).
- Evaluate SCM systems with the ability to proactively identify problems with the process and/or data integrity.
- Technical writing skills, capable of creating required engineering documentation such as Software Version Description (SVD) documents.
- Consistently works on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues as well as an understanding and compliance with company policies and procedures.
- Ability to multitask and respond to ad hoc requests, such as creating and delivering media, within compressed, iterative development schedules.
- Cross functional collaboration with Engineering, Quality Assurance, Finance, and Export teams.
- Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar.
- Hold an active Top Secret security clearance.
- Advanced experience and administration of CM Tools (Jira, Git/Bitbucket, ClearCase, ClearQuest).
- Advanced experience and administration of Continuous Integration Tools (Jenkins, GitLab).
- Experience migrating projects from ClearCase/ClearQuest to Git/Bitbucket/Jira.
- Experience with Agile Scrum/SAFe practices or Agile Scrum Master Certification.
- Knowledge of various scripting languages (e.g., perl, shell, python).
- NDIA Configuration/Data Management Certification.
- Experience leading a small technical team.
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