Huntington Ingalls Industries IT SOFTWARE ENGINEER 2 in Newport News, Virginia


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Department/Cost Center:

T55: Solutions Developmnt

External Job Description:

The IT Software Engineer 2 is responsible for working with and leading software development teams to perform configuration engineering tasks associated with product release, including the development of product testing, builds and build releases, and maintains processes and procedures to support product builds, develops tools to assist in build automation, and monitors, records and controls change to maintain product integrity.

The software engineer must adhere to strategies, policies, and standards associated with the assignment being performed.

Knowledge of:

•Understanding of modern DevOps practices related to software build, test and deploy processes, including tools such as TFS, Jenkins, and Jira.

•Experience with software security, code quality, performance and load testing.

•Proficient in the use of source control management and defect tracking software.

•Understanding of programming concepts and best practices, including unit tests and tool suites such as Junit, ReSharper, and Sonatype.

Typical Duties:

•Plans the development of assigned product builds and build releases.

•Builds, creates and manages code deployment

•Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality

•Coordinates distribution of product releases

•Establishes and maintains the release schedule for identified environments

•Coordinates with software developers, configurations analysts, and other team members both internal and external, to identify configuration items

•Maintains the release schedule

•Participates in release management meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks

•Prepares and maintains release configuration documentation

•Audits documentation to ensure release preparation

•Proficient in the use of source control management and defect tracking software

•Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations

•Release Reporting

•Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities

•Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

•Ability to develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

•Assist with research of new software development and configuration management methodologies, tools, and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

•Helps develop and promote best practices.

•Works with development teams to improve standards for software configuration.

•Document process and procedures related to the deployment of software.

Design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software. Set operational specifications, and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software.

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Marketing Title:

IT Software Engineer 2 - Release Management

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of experience. Master’s Degree and 0 years of experience. 4 years of related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree. 8 years of non-related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree. A relevant professional certification can be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.





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Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree


Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Fosters a highly collaborative and highly engaged work environment within the TMO and between the development team and other stakeholders.

•Familiar with continuous deployment concepts.

•Strong understanding of programming concepts and best practices.

•Ability to be self-motivated and exhibit a high degree of professionalism.

•Strong interpersonal, communication and decision making skills.

•Knowledge of software development lifecycle and agile concepts.

•Good written and verbal communication skills.