Principal Python/Cloud Software Engineer (Remote) (Omaha, NE)

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NE131: 2120 South 72nd Street, Omaha 2120 South 72nd Street Suite 900, Omaha, NE, 68106 USA
Raytheon Technologies is seeking a Software Engineer to join the AFW (Air Force Weather) Enterprise programs (specifically WxMS) and expand our distinguished team to develop a state-of-the-art network of meteorological data and applications. The development of this national asset will provide global coverage, monitor environmental conditions, collect, disseminate, and process data about the Earth's weather, atmosphere, oceans, land, and near-space environment.

The AFW Enterprise software provides a cloud migration implementation of the 2nd largest data repository in the Department of Defense. The teams work in a DevSecOps cadence deploying meteorological microservices to Air Force Weather and the Department of Defense.

Typical responsibilities include supporting the design, coding, test, and integration of software. The qualified candidate will be involved with all phases of the software development life cycle including SW requirements analysis, use case support, SW architecture analysis, detailed design, software builds, generating test plans, ensuring code meets requirements through thorough unit testing, updating technical documents, software integration support, problem detection, and resolving discrepancy reports. The qualified candidate will also be responsible for supporting software validation and verification, qualification, configuration control and documentation at the component level.

Additionally, the qualified candidate will be responsible for quickly understanding assignments and carrying them out with moderate supervision. Verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills will enable the qualified candidate to successfully support Peer Reviews at all phases of the development cycle to ensure successful integration with other software components.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

  • Experience in Python and REST Microservices
  • Experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Ability to design, develop, and maintain new software functionality
  • Ability to work with previously written code and make modifications as necessary
  • Ability to work closely with other disciplines (systems and test engineers) to troubleshoot and fix problems
  • Enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, and sometimes pressured environment
  • Team player incorporating a team-based success philosophy
  • Contribute to the completion of program and project milestones under the specific guidance of his/her immediate supervisor
  • Ability to follow established SW processes and procedures, development, documentation and maintenance/management of operations concepts, requirements (system, element, segment level), external and internal interfaces, and other software engineering work products/artifacts

Security Requirement:

The requirement is a current DoD Secret clearance.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 8 years working experience in object-oriented software design and development using Python
  • Software and system-level debugging experience including the ability to identify problems in established code and make modifications as necessary
  • Experience with software execution throughout the entire software life cycle (preliminary design through maintenance phases)
  • Experience with customer interaction and end-user engagement
    Experience integrating software (modules, components, subsystems)
    Experience preparing and presenting status information and technical material

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with DevOps pipelines
  • Experience working on USAF weather programs or with common weather products
  • Experience in full stack development and REST Microservices
  • Experience in Machine Learning: training, neural networks, and TensorFlow/PyTorch
  • Experience with API development and documentation
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Experience implementing cybersecurity hardening solutions
  • Experience developing in a DevSecOps environment
  • At least one type of AWS certification
  • Python certification
  • Experience and knowledge related to software discipline process development and deployment
Education Requirement:
8 years of relevant experience with a BS degree (typically STEM focused - Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics,); or 6 years of relevant experience with a MS degree (typically STEM focused - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics,)

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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Raytheon Technologies operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Raytheon Technologies was founded in 2020. It has 27 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 504 open jobs at Raytheon Technologies, click here.
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