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Raytheon Technologies Sr Principal Chief Software Architect in Aurora, Colorado

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is looking for a Chief Software Architect in Aurora, Colorado.

Life with US

In this role, you will get to work with an amazing Software Team in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Aurora, Colorado. You will be joining the APEX Program where our software engineers and architects are developing the ground-based mission planning and command and control software to accommodate the next-generation satellite capabilities, and implementation of new ground terminals. Our complex domain requires creative solutions to meet evolving customer needs. On Apex you will work with team of gifted engineers to develop and improve advanced algorithms that handle large data sets with complex constraints.

What You'll Get to Do:

As a Chief Software Architect, you will responsible for defining and designing the system software architecture to meet system requirements and customer needs. As the Apex Chief SW Architect, you will be the decision-making authority for the program software architecture and is accountable to the Apex Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, and Program Engineer.

Specific tasks include:

  • Develop scenarios in support of concept definition of the Apex system

  • Oversee and guide overall program architecture

  • Assure the software architecture aligns with the program and customer architecture

  • Interface with stakeholders on conceptual issues including the desired quality attributes, system engineers on multi-design issues, software engineers on creative structural features and implementation techniques

  • Assure efficient and economical software changes are implemented

  • Interface with end users to ensure final product supports desired operational concepts and day in the life

  • Assure the deployment architecture meets desired operational concepts

  • Assist the Chief Engineer to ensure complete and accurate reporting of inventions and new technology

    You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with a Current/Active U.S. Government TS/SCI security clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other relevant technical discipline.

  • 10 years of demonstrated engineering leadership experience with a proven track record

  • Excellent understanding of architecture governance and design principles

  • Experience conducting software architecture in systems that interact with multiple external entities

  • Experience in software interface definition, documentation, and implementation

  • Experience developing and reviewing DODAF architecture views

  • Experience documenting software architecture using UML

  • Knowledge of satellite systems and ground architectures

  • Ability to decompose and communicate systems software architecture and governance concepts

  • Ability to help create a vision and lead a team to implement common principles across the program

  • Ability to determine solutions compliant with system performance, availability and reliability constraints

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities. Reviews and judges the suitability of capability solutions and the planned approach

  • Knowledgeable of systems engineering roles and functions, including operations concept development, requirements management, functional analysis, interface definition and control, integration, verification and validation.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with management and individual contributors on the program team. Advises stakeholders on issues affecting the “broader” engineering approach to engineering activities

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities and deadline constraints requiring rapid turnarounds

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of tools (including Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)

    It Would Be Great if You Also Had:

  • Experience with requirements development and maintenance

  • Domain experience using Apache Spring/Camel

  • Knowledge of DevOps methodologies

  • Knowledge of Agile SW Development

  • Experience with IBM Rational DOORS and Enterprise Architect tools

  • Knowledge of and experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery concepts

  • Knowledge of and experience with micro service architectures

  • Knowledge of and experience with cloud computing architectures

  • Experience with development of software solutions for real-time system monitoring, reporting, and fault analysis

  • Experience in development of satellite data handling and processing software

  • Experience with system availability and system latency analyses and design considerations

  • Experience with new business development efforts through leading and writing proposals, supporting Engineering Bid Reviews (EBR)

  • Raytheon certified for creation of Technical Description and Basis of Estimates (TDBOEs) or equivalent

    What We can Offer You:

  • A company that is committed to fostering mentorship and career development for their team members

  • Ability to work with professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees.

  • The ability to continue your career in a challenging and collaborative organization

  • Flexible work hours that will allow you to balance qualify work and your personal life.

  • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays

    In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $140,500 to $197,000; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, work experience, education/training, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

This position requires a U.S. Citizen with a current/active U.S. Government TS/SCI security clearance.

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