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System Architect Raytheon
Richardson, TX

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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Job Description

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Texas? Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

Our Cityline facility in Richardson, TX has been open a little over 2 years and has many amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, massage therapist, relaxation rooms, cafeteria, learning center, collaboration rooms, fun space that includes foosball and pool tables, and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, employee appreciation lunches, special events (Popcorn Thursdays, bonus opportunities), and great benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401K match, and flexible work schedules are just a few of the reasons people come to work at Cityline. Plus there are lots of trendy area restaurants and shopping within blocks of the site along with shuttle service to help you get there!

If you have technical knowledge in software engineering and system development (DevOps, Cloud, or Cybersecurity) and the desire to learn and grow in a company with over 60,000 global employees, Raytheon is worth the time to explore.

Raytheon is seeking a talented and passionate System Architect to join our DevOps Transformation Team. As a System Architect, you will be responsible for supporting our team and programs in their journey to adopt DevOps and Agile methodologies as a new way of working.

The System Architect (SA) is involved across the entire life cycle of the development process. The SA is responsible for specifying top-level logical and physical enterprise and system architectures, and supporting the definition of lower level (environment, test, and software) architectures. The SA must be able to adjust to constant business change, including new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.

The SA must provide knowledge of standards-based architectures, possess architecture certifications, demonstrated leadership and communication skills, experience providing architecture leadership on key initiatives / pursuits / programs, and have system lifecycle experience.

The System Architect provides leadership and mentoring to the DevOps team and Dojo personnel on all SA related items. The SA works closely with Programs, Customers and Dojo members to understand the requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. These solutions must be aligned with business /program strategies, and architectural standards.

Key Responsibilities:

* Analyze user requirements, CONOPS and high-level technical requirements and constraints to derive, develop and decompose system-level specifications
* Develop and deliver training on architectural best practices
* Moving from monoliths to (micro) services
* Architecture and design patterns for DevOps
* Re-architecting for test automation
* Cloud migration
* Lead the specification of resilient and secure cloud-based development, integration and operations architectures
* Support the definition of system and derived requirements to ensure the developed system is compatible with the defined architecture, and meets customer needs
* Perform technical cost benefit analysis in support of architecture tradeoff decision making
* Support the definition of the system security architecture, including specification of the logical and physical controls necessary to meet the overall system requirements and architecture
* Ensure that the system architecture can support DevOps principles, including extensibility, loose coupling, and service-based applications
* Engagement and interaction with Customers and Program leadership

Clearance Requirement:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active TS security clearance and the ability to obtain/maintain SCI security clearance endorsement

Hires with an Active TS/SCI clearances are eligible for sign-on bonuses of "up to" $40,000.00

Required Skills:

* Extensive years of related work experience
* Hands-on experience of providing technical direction for development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of components of system
* Experience in architecting solutions that meet stakeholder needs, cost constraints, and integrate with pre-existing applications, systems, and/or platforms
* Proven ability to lead multi-functional teams
* Ability to communicate the business value of an architecture solution to customers and company leadership
* Ability to communicate technical direction to an implementation team based on the architecture solution
* Capable of leading stakeholder engagement workshops that translate expressed needs into actionable requirements
* Experience conducting gap analysis exercises and developing migration plans to transform a baseline system into a to-be architecture
* Experience in conducting architecture maturity assessments
* Proficient in TOGAF and/or DoDAF
* Proficient in the SysML language
* Release automation (Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild), system administration, system configuration, and system debugging experience
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Strong organizational and teaming skills
* Strong interpersonal skills, including a willingness to mentor

Desired Skills:

* One or more architecture certifications (e.g., TOGAF, Open Group, SEI)
* Experience in base competency related to the architecture task (e.g., application development; datacenter networks; COTS integration)
* Hands-on experience of providing technical direction for development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of components of system
* Strong knowledge of one or more system architecture tools such as Rational System Architect, Magic Draw/Magic Grid
* Demonstrated Cloud experience preferably in Azure or AWS
* Currently hold at least one (1) industry-standard information security management certification from a vendor or product neutral certification entity (e.g. ISC2, ISACA, GIAC)
* Familiarity with SharePoint Solarwinds or similar monitoring tools backup tools like TSM/NetBackup or cloud based backup (preferred)
* Six Sigma certified

Education Requirements:

8 years with a B.S. in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math; 6 years with a M.S. in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

142604BR 142604 Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

Top Secret - Current


Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Data Science

Engineering Technology

Integration & Test Engineering

Reliability Engineer

Software Engineering

Systems Engineering

Test Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

TX - Richardson

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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