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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Software Engineer in McLean, Virginia

Our client maximizes JIRA/Confluence/Atlassian as a major tool in the entire organization. This position requires a person who has expertise in engineering a Jira architecture, building the data scheme, creating the database connection, and developing the automation workflows in Atlassian JIRA. This position will have requirements for subject matter experience not only in strategic vision, design and development but also in current deployment practices. He/she will have contacts within the industry that will allow for continuous updating of industry practice information. The key competency may include functional business expertise or area of technology experience like, automation, continuous build & deploy pipelines, software release automation and infrastructure automation. The successful candidate will be able to quickly understand and resolve issues, mitigate risks and dependencies and the ability to drive projects to completion.

Duties: Design custom JIRA workflow for different issues types to assist in Automation of provisioning, build & deploy servers and applications as well as other continuous integration workflows. Responsible for developing plugins and gadgets that extend the JIRA capabilities. Develop complex JIRA workflows including project workflows, screen schemes, permission scheme and notification schemes in JIRA. Perform the duties of a JIRA engineer and responsible for maintenance, administration, upgrade, and enhancements to JIRA, Confluence, HipChat and integrations with other tools or plugins. Create JIRA projects, queries, and reports.


8 years of experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence including tool administration and customization Experience creating JIRA templates, custom issues and workflows, custom forms and attributes Experience in using/extending REST Services provided by Atlassian. Strong work experience in VB Script, Java, JavaScript, XML, JSP, SQL, PERL, Python and should have utilized this skill set in multiple projects Good Verbal and Written communication skills Must have hands-on Jira development experience Ability to think critically and solve complex issues Ability to apply Jira standards and best practices Ability to work independently

Desired additional capabilities:

Ability to simplify business requirements and translate into optimal Jira solutions Knowledge of software development lifecycle; preferably with Agile Kanban/Scrum Demonstrated experience designing and tailoring data schemas Demonstrated experience as a solo programmer, i.e. not part pf a development team Demonstrated experience delivering quick-turnaround development Demonstrated experience programming server-side code in Groovy and/or Java Required Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 10 years of related experience.

Must be a US Citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance with poly and be crossover eligible

Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment or submit to regular COVID testing.

Team Culture: Our team is fast paced, fun, highly energetic, motivated and hardworking. We expect our candidates to be integrated into our results-driven and solution-oriented culture from the get-go. Our team attains high-quality results on challenging projects; the belief that outcomes are linked to one's effort rather than chance and the tendency to personally set challenging yet realistic goals. Come join us!!


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.