Senior Info System Technologist II/Principal Info System Technologist

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:

Are you passionate about investigating new software technologies, integrating applications, and developing software deployment automation to drive engineering optimization and continuous improvement? Do you enjoy helping and interacting with others, and are you comfortable in a fast-paced environment where you frequently need to be flexible and fulfill different roles based on continuously evolving business needs? Do you want to apply your skills to help drive a transformation in an engineering culture within a complex and challenging technical environment? If the answer to these questions is yes then this may be the opportunity you are looking for!

This position will report into the Digital Technology (DT) Engineering Solutions Emerging Technology department and closely work with the team to develop and support solutions for our software products. The candidate will have primary duties in the support of various Software Engineering applications and will be tasked with investigation and integrating software engineering capabilities across toolchains. This includes working with our architects and engineers to gather requirements, researching viable software solutions that meet those requirements, developing integrations/automation, conducting software trade studies, and influencing final software selections based on various factors such as ease of deployment, supportability, and the ability to integrate with other applications.

Additional responsibilities include working across IT functions, Engineering, and Program personnel to develop and prioritize roadmaps and upgrade schedules for supported applications. The selected individual should be a self-starter with the ability to identify, plan and implement complex software solutions, and support requirements to continuously simplify and improve the supported Engineering applications and integrations.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Partnering with IT/Business Architecture and Engineering to gather and develop software requirements
  • Researching commercially available software solutions that meet specified requirements
  • Installing and configuring software applications in multiple test environments including on-prem, in cloud and virtualized test environments
  • Conducting software trade-studies and providing recommendations for final tool selection
  • Integrating software applications
  • Working closely with Subject Matter Experts that support software from other Engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Systems) to assist with the integration of their software
  • Architecting, testing, and developing automation to support the deployment and administration of integrated software solutions in a production environment
  • Providing technical support of deployed software solutions
  • Providing technical consultation and guidance to multiple levels of leadership in both Engineering and IT to support major engineering automation implementation and solution selection decisions
  • Supporting enterprise and business initiatives that may include additional software trade studies, application and integration evaluation environment deployments, support, and training
  • Collaborating with counterparts at other business units to help develop overall Raytheon solutions and ensure that RMD is able to leverage the value of these shared solutions within our programs
This position can be a Senior Info System Technologist II (G09) or a Principal Info System Technologist (G10), based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position. Qualified candidate may be able to work remote at management discretion

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with a major in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or related technical degree; minimum 6 years of job related experience; or in lieu of a degree, must have 12 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with software deployment automation technology e.g. Chocolatey, application layering, containers, etc.
  • Background in investigating and integrating new software technologies
  • Experience in developing and deploying automation capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in testing, troubleshooting, deploying, and supporting software applications in an enterprise environment, especially collaborative server based tools with database components
  • 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:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate complex technical concepts in terms that can be understood by multiple audiences
  • Possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization, within a team environment, and individually
  • Ability to apply systems thinking and troubleshooting skills in fast-paced, complex environment
  • Ability to program in Python, PowerShell, BASH, and/or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with modular product design
  • Experience working in a cross-discipline Engineering environment
  • Understanding of OSLC
  • Experience using and/or supporting Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, Klocwork, etc)
  • Proficiency in system administration (Linux and Windows)
  • Experience working with virtualization technology (VMWare, Docker)
  • Automated software testing experience
  • Passion and tenacity for solving challenging technical problems, and a desire to help others
  • Project management experience
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.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
Clearance Information: 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:



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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