Job Description :
Job Title: Rational Configuration Administrator (RCA)

Job Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary:

The Rational Configuration Administrator (RCA) will be responsible for implementing the Ration CLM set of tools to meet requirements management; coordinate software teams with system changes and testing; manage scrum boards; generate reports and documents.  The RCA will also be responsible for creating reporting solutions using queries, dashboard, Jazz Reporting Server and Rational Publish Engine; enabling tool adoption by creating training materials and providing hands-on training to project teams; working with stakeholders to create custom solutions to manage their software development life cycle with Rational CLM; identifying and raising product related defects and coordinating with IBM and cloud vendors to get resolution; and participating in any integration activities involving Rational CLM.  The RCS will collaborate across Wabtec systems, safety and software engineering teams to establish and maintain industry standard processes that maximize productivity and deliver coordinated, high quality production releases. The RCS will recommend and implement continuous process improvements. This role requires a strong blend of technical expertise and excellent communication skills with the ability to influence change.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:            

The Rational Configuration Administrator is responsible for defining and executing the system and software configuration management process for all train control projects. The successful candidate will continue CM support throughout the system and software application life cycle. Responsibilities include:

Implementation experience with IBM Rational Collaboration life cycle management suite. Must include Rational Team Concert (RTC), Rational Quality Manager and Rational DOORS, Rational Design Manager.
Thorough understanding of Rational CLM tools configuration, customization (i.e. workflow/scrum), maintenance, support and training
Implementation experience of UI customization, test/batch/update/import (i.e. API) scripts, work item/scrum customization.
Implementation experience with RTC Eclipse Plugins development and deployment.
Experience in requirements management, defects management, source code management, defect management and metrics/reporting
Experienced in extending the IBM Rational Jazz Platform to meet client requirements and/or provide integrations to 3rd Party tools.
Set up projects in CLM that use different development methodologies like agile, SDLC, iterative and waterfall
Configure the Rational tool for generating ad hoc, standard reports, RTC, and RPE.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Electronics Engineering, or a related field and 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience.
Must have intermediary to advance experience with the Rational Collaborative Life Management software - while demonstrating the following:

1) Implementing, modifying, and customizing Rational Collaborative Life-cycle Management; 2) Strategic Planning and architecting solutions for leveraging new Rational CLM capabilities; 3) Training and supporting the users on Rational CLM tools; 5) Performing tool maintenance, working with other Wabtec CLM support team members, and license management; 4) Performing test automation using Rational Functional Tester using keyword and descriptive frameworks.

Must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, detail oriented, with strong organization and time management skills.

Technical/Functional Skills:

RATIONAL Jazz Team Server (JTS)
RATIONAL Change Control Management (CCM)
RATIONAL Team Concert (RTC)  
RATIONAL Requirement Manager (RM)
RATIONAL Quality Manager (QM)
RATIONAL Jazz Reporting Service
RATIONAL Publishing Engine (RPE)