Senior Information System Technologist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Senior DevOps Engineer II/Principal DevOps Engineer
DevOps Classified Engineering Solutions
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Woburn, MA
RMD Digital Technology

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 Woburn, MA (with less frequent work in other Boston area sites as well).

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 premise 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
  • Provide guidance on software engineering tool hardware infrastructure resource requirements
  • Monitor tool utilization, performance and stability
  • Research and provide recommendations on new solutions and capabilities, and develop migration strategies for effective adoption
  • Develop and execute tool retirement plans to enable program continuity through transition into newer solutions and technologies.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Experience supporting modern DevOps toolchains using products such as Jira, Git, Confluence, Coverity, Jenkins and IBM Rational products
  • Experience developing and implementing scripting and automation capabilities using infrastructure as code platforms (Ansible, Chef, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience with deploying and supporting software and solutions within a cloud hosted environment (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with container technology (Docker, Podman, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher, Tanzu)
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex tool and system operational performance fissues with services and devices spanning multiple network boundaries
  • Experience and familiarity with relational databases and ability to support/troubleshoot data backup, verification and validation activities for server based tools and solutions
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of 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
  • Highly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Desired Skills and 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 deployment and support of microservices architectures
  • Experience with Splunk or similar platforms for data mining, ingestion, analytics and reporting capability
  • Experience/Familiarity with other engineering tools such as IBM ClearCase and/or ClearQuest, DOORS, MATLAB
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other technical discipline HIGHLY Desired. Other Bachelors degree with significant applicable technical experience will be considered.
  • Significant applicable work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree.

Please note that this role requires the candidate to be able to obtain an interim Secret clearance within 180 days. Candidates with an active US DOD Secret security clearance are strongly preferred. Except in rare cases only US Citizens are able to obtain US Security Clearances.

This role will be located on site in Woburn, MA and will occasionally require on-site support for programs in the greater Boston area and other US sites. Capped Budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy.

This role is being offered at either G09 or G10 Salary grade level based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and position requirements.

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at RMD, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RMD offers 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 RMD offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules (Flex time and 9/80 schedule NOT a part-time role), achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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Senior Information System Technologist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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