Harris Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Senior Software Engineer 10/3/17--SoftwareUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20170310-21159


Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Code: SIS20170310-21159

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is currently seeking a Software engineer to join our configuration management team within the Engineering organization. Candidate will develop and maintain software configuration management tools to support configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products. They will design, develop, automate, maintain and document productivity tools using programming, database or scripting languages to improve software modeling and development. They will design, implement and maintain build procedures that are used to support software product development and use. Candidate will work to train software developers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of software quality standards. Candidate will be responsible for the documentation of each tool and process in order for systems to be repeatable.

Responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and maintaining automated build software applications and/or automated software build scripting

  • Experience with Apache Subversion Configuration Management tools

  • Experience working in a team environment and collaborating with others to solve problems.

  • Experience with scripting programming languages such as bash, Perl, Python and Java.

  • Experience with software engineering practices and SDLC’s such as Waterfall and Agile.

  • Familiarity with build control processes, including tools such as but not limited to Make, Ant, Gradle, Maven and the Atlassian tool sets.

  • Experience developing and/or maintaining software on Unix-based and Windows operating systems.

  • Security+ certification within 6 months of employment

  • Site integration and test support (limited travel <25%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 6+ years experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) or equivalent

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with IBM Rational family of Configuration Management tools (DOORS 9.x and Next Generation, ClearCase, ClearQuest)

  • Familiarity with static code analysis tools

  • Experience with git Configuration Management tools

  • Java development (Eclipse, GUI/services/IPCs/network messaging)

  • Experience in engineering/reverse engineering/modelling (MagicDraw or equivalent) new and existing code

  • Detail-oriented and COTS-focused on end-user immediate benefits

  • Strong documentation and technical writing skills, with the ability to coach and mentor others.

Security Clearance:

This position requires a Secret security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - CO - Colorado Springs