Raytheon Technologies Sr Mgr, Entrprs Arch & Strat in Dulles, Virginia
Raytheon Technologies is seeking a Sr. Principal Cloud Architect responsible for leading the creation of a cloud platform technology framework and providing technical architecture and design leadership in support of internal/external customers business needs, development of requirements and implementation of those requirement in AWS, Azure or Hybrid cloud environments. The Cloud Architect will collaborate and partner with a diverse cross-section of Digital Technology, Engineering, and Program teammates supporting RI&S’s (Raytheon Intelligence & Space) programs and functional areas in order to continually improve the quality, speed and cost of cloud based environments and platforms. The individual will also help drive standard processes and governance across the multiple platforms and work environments.
Examples of typical activities may include:
Develop and coordinate cloud technology strategies, roadmaps, and reference architectures
Analyze business requirements to develop technical solutions
Lead implementation of cloud technology solutions
Identify concepts and projects that cover gaps in technology roadmaps, which attempt to bring innovative technology into the fold, bringing cost reduction to core technologies
Discerning and implementing the security controls need for cloud and cloud-hybrid environments
Form effective business relationships; foster and open culture of collaboration and innovation within the architecture team and with other functions
Perform technology evaluations, develop proof-of-concepts, and look for opportunities to introduce advanced Information Technologies into solutions and products to create business value
Candidates must be US Citizens with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
Work will be primarily telecommuting with travel required to program sites for requirements development and team meetings. Initial program onsite work will be in the Denver, CO area.
10+ years of applicable experience providing technical solutions for large complex IT systems, demonstrating a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness
Experience facilitating discussions with senior leadership regarding technical / architectural trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation
Direct hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of technology Infrastructure, Network, Compute, Virtualization, Cybersecurity, Monitoring and Business Continuity
Demonstrated architecture expertise including enterprise, business, application, network, infrastructure, data, and security
Experience deploying new cloud native platforms and systems in unclassified and/or classified work environments.
Experience transitioning on premise environments into the cloud.
Expertise in design and implementation of Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS), and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies
Experience working with diverse workforces, contractors and suppliers
An ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences using verbal, written, and graphical means
Direct hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale.
Experience implementing automation through CI/CD pipelines, configuration management tools and scripted solutions such as Terraform, Ansible or Chef
Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity
Experience implementing and supporting a production environment
Experience with cybersecurity tools and techniques as well as risk assessment and threat modeling.
Experience with business capture activities including proposal development
One or more relevant professional certifications, to include – but not limited to the following:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified DevSecOps Professional (CDP)
Certified DevSecOps Expert (CDE)
Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
Google Cloud Certified Professional Architect
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math
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.