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Posted by: Raytheon on May 31, 2022


Andover , MA

Job Description:

Digital Technology Technical Lead, Cloud and Core Infrastructure Services (P5)

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

RMD DT Cloud Infrastructure Services team

Andover, MA (Remote position with some business travel)

About Us

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Digital Technology (DT) seeks a Cloud and Datacenters Technical Lead for the Cloud and Core Infrastructure Services department. This position will report to the Director of Cloud and Core Infrastructure as the senior technical advisor for the cloud and datacenter disciplines. You will serve as the RMD lead architect on XetaCloud, Raytheon's new enterprise cloud environment on Amazon Web Services and Azure and be responsible for complex coordination and technical review with 3 other business units and enterprise stakeholders to make highly visible decisions on behalf of RMD.  This is a hands-on position that requires your development and integration skills for the design and build of new and emerging cloud capabilities and it is expected that your technical cloud skills will be among the top 5 in RMD within one year.

You will work closely with section managers and engineers for Commercial Cloud, Private Cloud, Datacenters, Networking, and Engineering Infrastructure Solutions on their most challenging technical initiatives and serve as a technical advisor and mentor to employees throughout the department.  You are expected to have a broad network across multiple IT disciplines, and expand your Raytheon network across businesses, programs, and disciplines. You will be responsible for sponsoring development activities to create reference architectures, automation, and a trained team of cloud and datacenter specialists. You should be an individual who thrives on indirect leadership, inspiring and influencing people across many departments to collaborate and achieve the best technical and business results possible.

The position includes being the lead architect for our program cloud environments, which are being transitioned to XetaCloud beginning in Q3 2022.  The position will require you to work with program and capture management to understand core DT requirements for our development environments, and work to translate those needs into actionable Cloud based solutions.

 Responsibilities to Anticipate (But not limited to):
Technical lead for cloud computing and data centers for Raytheon Missiles and DefenseEngage with program and capture leadership at every level, selling the benefits of Cloud Solutions, as well as defining specific capabilities for program implementationsWork closely with other cloud, datacenter, and program IT teams, including Cloud Operations and DevOps teams, to define a common approach to Cloud technologies for RMD.Identify and engage appropriate technical and business resources across the enterprise on standardized Raytheon Cloud offerings and tailors them for consistent, predictable deployment to RMD programs.Function as a Subject Matter Expert on Cloud and Datacenter technologies, creating a roadmap for platforms for program executionEvaluate and recommend new technologies to help support programs, reducing operating costs and improving service delivery timeIdentify and describe how business value can be obtained through the implementation of technology, as well as how value has been captured post-deploymentDevelop key reference architectures and designs for Cloud and Datacenter implementationsWork closely with embedded program Systems Administrators to understand existing server infrastructures and practices and developing cloud-based replacementsDevelop business case justifications for Cloud services, and presenting this information to program management, along with bid metrics for customer proposals.This position will be a remote work arrangement, with domestic travel required about 10% of the time per month as business needs warrant. The team is based in Andover, MA but some infrequent travel may be required to other Raytheon Technologies sites will be required to satisfy business need.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of technical work experience in engineering or IT.The ability to obtain and maintain a US DOD security clearance. Except in rare cases, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. US Secret Clearance from the DOD will be needed within one year of start date.Experience effectively leading people and teams whether directly as a manager or indirectly as a project manager or architectStrong communication skills and ability to distill complex technical issues into options for whose costs and impact are clear to DT and business executivesStrong skills to foster teamwork to work cooperatively with Program and DT teammatesDeep knowledge of Cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, etc., and a proven ability to quickly learn and deploy new technologiesExperience deploying modern technology in customized IT environments without expected centralized infrastructure.Knowledge of networking concepts, especially WAN and VPN technologiesExperience with infrastructure automation (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Ansible)Experience creating technical documentation, such as technical implementation guidesFamiliarity with IaaS, PaaS and SaaS models and trade studies

Qualifications We Value:
Experience at interfacing with senior-level leaders, external customers, multi-disciplined team members, and technical consultants in a fast-paced settingExperience with build tools, CI/CD pipelines and best practices for cloud enabled environmentsExperience scripting in languages such as Perl, Ruby, Powershell, BASH or PythonProven ability to influence and work across multiple organizations and levels, as well as across multiple geographic regionsExperience with both Windows and Linux server administrationAbility to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including external vendorsExperience working independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Hands on experience with infrastructure as code tools such as Chef, Ansible or PuppetExperience with infrastructure deployment tools such as Packer and TerraformUnderstanding of Git, Jira and other Atlassian toolsFamiliarity with Docker, Docker Compose, Kubernetes and various container technologiesFamiliarity with high performance computing technologiesFamiliarity with DoD security configuration requirements, hardening procedures and settingsAmazon, Cisco, Microsoft or other IT infrastructure-related certificationScrum/Agile DevOps Methodologies

What We Offer :

Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility:  Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met ( see guidelines ) to receive the Referral Awarding.

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About Raytheon Technologies

At Raytheon Missiles and Defense, we're accelerating ideas to solve some of the world's biggest challenges by bringing together the brightest, most innovative minds across aviation, space and defense. We form an unrivaled company, with one team coming together across the globe to push the limits of known science and redefine how we connect and protect our world. We are advancing aviation, building smarter defense systems and creating innovations to take us deeper into space.

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