F/A-18 Software Build/Tools Engineer in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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F/A-18 Software Build/Tools Engineer

Seeking an experienced software engineer to join a newly established team focused on centralized software build and developer tool environments. The role involves automating, improving, and maintaining a multi-project software development environment which consists of custom and commercial tools. Candidate will interface with all members of the team to promote a DevOps culture and lead efforts to improve the build and tool infrastructure to maximize software development and release efficiency.

Essential Job Functions:

Generate and assist in the troubleshooting of builds for numerous subsystems as scheduled.

Automate build and release processes

Perform tool and user account administration in support of the F/A-18 software development team.

Maintain and improve existing tools, create new tools, and customize commercial tools through leveraging APIs to develop plugins, extensions, or triggers in a mixed Unix and Windows environment.

Interface with product software engineers (the users) to document defects and software requirements for tool enhancements and new tool development.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelors degree in Engineering on an engineering discipline with at least 2 years of experience or Masters with at least one year of experience is required.

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance for the duration of employment.

Effective communication skills; both oral and written.

Organized, self-motivated and detail oriented.

Ability to work in a teaming environment.

Ability to prioritize and multi task.

Experience in a multiple programming languages such as Perl, C, C++, C#, and Java.

Understanding of software development lifecycle and various tools (CM, Compiler, etc.) utilized in the software development process.

Desired Skills:

Familiar with Atlassian Tool Suite (Crowd, Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, Fisheye, Bamboo.

Understanding the use of compilers and linkers to build executables from source code.

Experience with Windriver Workbench/VxWorks and/or GreenHills Multi.

Demonstrated experience with build automation and continuous integration.


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