Raytheon Technologies Cloud Platform Engineer Lead in Andover, Massachusetts
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
Are you passionate about Digital Transformation, automating systems, and working with Kubernetes, containers and the cloud native stack driving continuous improvement and optimization? Do you enjoy partnering and working with a cohesive set of diverse individuals committed to solving complex, challenging technical problems to accelerate business growth and efficiencies? If the answer to these questions is “yes”, then this is the opportunity you are looking for!
The Cloud Platform Engineer lead role will report into the Digital Business Infrastructure (DBI) organization to design, maintain and implement RMD business wide orchestration and container management platforms based on Kubernetes to support program software, solutions and products. The primary responsibilities include leading a technical set of individuals focused on providing highly available container management platforms in unclassified on-premises datacenters, government clouds and closed areas information systems. Additional responsibilities include working across functions, engineering, and program teams and personnel to develop and prioritize roadmaps, features, capabilities for standard container management products.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Install, configure, maintain, and support Kubernetes clusters
Lead projects, initiatives and support activities across multiple environments with a diverse set of individuals
Develop automation and scripted installation and deployment approach across multiple infrastructures
Establish governance and service best practices to ensure overall cluster and platform availability and meet SLA/SLOs
Establish monitoring tools and management dashboards integrated into platforms with best practice notifications and response processes
Work with teams managing infrastructure, networking, and application development to forecast capacity, scaling and demand
Setup, maintain and automate across various infrastructure with VMWare, AWS GovCloud, Azure for Government
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Cloud Computing or Mathematics or related technical field; OR minimum of 14 years’ of relevant professional experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 8 years’ of professional experience working in technical fields as a leader, architect, manager, technologist, or engineer.
Experience deploying new cloud native platforms and systems in classified and/or unclassified work environments.
Experience designing and operating highly scalable, secure, high performing systems, platforms and Kubernetes clusters
Experience implementing automation through CI/CD pipelines, configuration management tools and scripted solutions using Terraform, Ansible or Chef
Experience installing, deploying, monitoring and supporting Kubernetes clusters in on-premises and cloud infrastructure
Experience working with Rancher RKE, OpenShift Container Platform, VMWare Tanzu, and other leading Kubernetes platforms
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 working with VMWare, AWS GovCloud and Azure for Government
Prior experience in application management and release methodologies
Prior experience in application controls and compliance
Experience working with diverse workforces, contractors and suppliers
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience leading diverse teams and executing projects on time and budget
Ability to translate Business and Function demands to technical requirements and tasks
Ability to support occasional domestic travel
Ability to clearly document and diagram technical systems
Experience with multiple automation / orchestration tools including: Ansible, Terraform, Chef, Puppet
Experience working with cloud native computing foundation Kubernetes components including service mesh, service discovery, package management, observability and monitoring, runtimes, and security
Understanding of GitOps and using package management technologies with Kubernetes cluster management and operations
Experience working and designing and implementing Kubernetes clusters and platforms across multiple infrastructures
Implementing Kubernetes on air-gapped and regulated networks and environments
Strong understanding of cloud native landscape and various components
An active and in-scope (insert level) US security clearance
What We Offer :
Whether you’re 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.
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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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