Principal DevOps Engineer- System Administrator- Tucson, AZ

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
Design, implement, and support DevOps solutions for RMD Software Engineers who support our global customer programs. Develop, Refine, and shape the future technology infrastructure that will allow our Engineers to bring innovative solutions to our customer with greater speed and efficiency!

This critical role in RMD Digital Technology is an exciting opportunity to join our growing DevOps and Classified Engineering Solutions organization as a DevOps Engineer. The primary responsibility for this position is to design, implement and support DevOps solutions for our key programs based in Tucson, AZ

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Leverage company best practices and capabilities to assist programs with deployment, implementation, modernization, and support of DevSecOps software solutions
  • Support software tool customization and automation including development of templates, dashboards, and scripts to support program needs
  • Assist engineering teams with development and support of software build/test pipeline automation and integration, optimizing for performance and scalability across both cloud and on-premises computing environments
  • Maximize solution performance and reliability through proactive, automated testing and issue mitigation while minimizing impacts associated with ongoing system patching and upgrades
  • Ensure system reliability and continuity by developing and validating fault tolerance and disaster recovery plans for tool infrastructure
  • Assist engineers with tool usage and issues, leveraging standards and best practices
  • Provision new projects, software configuration repositories and user access
  • Administer and maintain the security and compliance of tooling solutions including hardening, patching and version upgrades
  • Provide documentation of implemented DevOps environments by authoring procedures, work instructions and program profile documents

    Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Principal DevOps Engineer requires a Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM); and 5 years of direct experience OR minimum of 9 years of direct professional experience in lieu of a bachelors degree
  • Experience in Windows and or Linux Server Environments
  • Experience with applications and ability to support/troubleshoot activities for server-based tools and solutions
  • Experience with relational databases and ability to support/troubleshoot data backup, verification and validation activities for server-based tools and solutions
  • Experience with Agile concepts and methodologies
  • Experience in networking and system administration concepts to enable application issue resolution and performance tuning
  • Experience in a technical support role with a passion for helping others
  • Experience learning new technologies, methodologies, and processes
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
    Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with container technology (Docker, Podman, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher, Tanzu)
  • Experience developing and implementing scripting and automation capabilities using infrastructure as code platforms (Ansible, Chef, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience supporting modern DevOps applications using products such as Jira, Git, Confluence, Coverity, Jenkins, IBM Rational products, and Microsoft Azure DevOps Server
  • Experience with deploying and supporting software and solutions within a cloud-hosted environment (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Highly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex tool and system operational performance issues with services and devices spanning multiple network boundaries
  • Experience with Platform One DevSecOps platform toolchains and capabilities
  • Virtual machine and container hardening and vulnerability analysis
  • Software development and configuration management experience
  • Experience with Platform One DevSecOps platform toolchains and capabilities
  • Virtual machine and container hardening and vulnerability analysis
  • Software development and configuration management experience
  • Experience with legacy source code tools like ClearCase, Synergy, SVN
  • Experience/Familiarity with other engineering tools such as DOORS and MATLAB
  • Strong collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills supporting the ability to work effectively and efficiently
  • Experience securing and hardening systems and web-based applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work styles
  • Proven ability to work effectively with remote colleagues and customers
    What We Offer:
    Whether youre 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.

    Additional Details:
    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.)



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Principal DevOps Engineer- System Administrator- Tucson, AZ

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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