Senior IT Technologist I - Technical Project Management/Engineering Software Implementation

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:

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:

Raytheon Missiles and Defense Digital Technology (DT) Team is seeking a highly motivated senior technologist to lead implementation activities for new digital technology insertion efforts in support of Systems, Software, and Test engineering software tooling and platform services. This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing strategy team as a hands-on technical project manager!

This role will require oversight, planning and support for the development, maintenance, and upgrade of core engineering software tools and services, coordinating with key engineering stakeholders to gather requirements and establish priorities. Focus areas will primarily cover model based engineering, test engineering, and DEVOPS/DevSecOps related efforts for software engineering, but will also consist of leading internal projects to improve internal operations as well as the development and deployment of new technologies in the Systems, Software, and/or Test engineering domains.

Additional responsibilities will include hands-on support of engineering software capability assessments, deployment and integration of complex server and client based engineering software tools within both on premise and cloud hosted computing environments. Ideal candidate will have a blend of strong digital technology knowledge, a passion for learning new technologies, and the ability to leverage agile skills to successfully plan and drive technical projects to closure along with being able to be hands-on in technical assessments and implementations. This position will report into the Systems, Software, and Test Solutions department within the RMD DT Engineering Solutions directorate.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Leading technology implementation efforts in partnership with engineering and IT stakeholders to deploy and support candidate technologies and software solutions while ensuring stakeholder requirements are addressed
  • Partnering with internal IT stakeholders to ensure that deployed solutions can be supported within an enterprise environment, with a strong emphasis on performance, supportability, scalability and security requirements
  • Capturing and translating engineering and IT requirements into objective software capabilities and communicating those to multiple levels of leadership within IT, Engineering and external suppliers as necessary
  • Overseeing candidate engineering solution concepts and tools within appropriate computing environments through the support of identification, evaluation, test, pilot and initial production deployments and then ensuring deployed solutions are well documented and compliant with applicable company policies and best practices
  • 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
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM); OR minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in lieu of a Bachelors Degree
  • Experience with Agile concepts, methodologies, and development frameworks
  • Experience deploying and supporting complex server based software solutions within an enterprise computing environment
  • Previous work experience in leading IT projects
  • 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:
  • Possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work effectively across all levels of the organization, within a team environment and individually
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to articulate complex technical concepts in terms that can be understood by multiple audiences
  • General system administration experience in both Linux and Windows platforms
  • Scripting experience for facilitating automation of deployment, patching, and software maintenance activities
  • Experience with cloud, container and virtualization technology
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) platforms such as Chef, Ansible and Terraform
  • Software deployment and packaging automation experience (Chocolatey, etc)
  • Experience with data ingestion and reporting platforms such as Splunk
  • Ability to apply systems thinking to test and troubleshoot complex technical and performance issues within a fast paced IT environment
  • Highly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on attention to detail and time management
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:

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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Senior IT Technologist I - Technical Project Management/Engineering Software Implementation

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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