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Raytheon Technologies Chief Infrastructure Architect in Reston, Virginia

Do you desire to work in an enthusiastic, rewarding environment placing you on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen? Equipped with cutting-edge skills, a keen eye to provide insights passionate digital futures, and the acumen to modernize the way our Partners do business? Then join our Raytheon team of dedicated professionals 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.


Raytheon Company is seeking a Chief Infrastructure Architect to provide overall direction and guidance for the transformation of a sophisticated internet-based research system in a passionate, ever-expanding digital environment. The individual will be a member of a growing team who work closely together to strengthen creative solutions for challenging problems in a friendly, supportive environment. The position is located in Reston, VA.

The Chief Infrastructure Architect acts as the product owner, with responsibility for the overall technical solution transforming all technical capabilities on the program. They work in close coordination with the Program Manager, Sustainment Technical Lead and Sponsor to understand the overall business and systems drivers and provide technical guidance in the design, development, integration and delivery of system capabilities. This position centers on all aspects of the infrastructure including architecture, engineering, design, installation, configuration and security compliance. It requires an experienced, hands-on technical architect with a range of experiences including virtualization, datacenter, co-location/Cloud, storage, networking, security, mobile emulation, Windows, and Linux.

Key Traits for Success include, but are not limited to, the following:

Inquisitive and investigative

Motivated, attentive and mission driven team players

Drawn to complex tasks and finding imaginative solutions to overcome obstacles

Articulate complex analysis verbally and in written communication

Ability to shift focus quickly, work on multiple tasks concurrently, and excel in high-pressure/high-impact situations

Ability to learn and apply the latest technologies


The Chief Infrastructure Architect shall meet the following core qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field related to the position (Computer Science, Information/Systems Engineering, or other technical discipline) or 3 years specialized systems, infrastructure, or enterprise architecture equivalency.

Minimum five (5) years’ experience in systems or infrastructure architecture or engineering (design, development, implementation, management)

Minimum five (5) years’ systems engineering experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems, Networks and Networking protocols

Minimum three (3) years’ experience leading projects using misattributed research networks and internet technology projects

Minimum two (2) years’ experience in cloud-based IT systems or hybrid cloud delivery models designing, developing in, or transitioning systems and processes to the cloud

Desired qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a technical field related to the position

Experience designing, upgrading, and sustaining Sponsor’s misattribution internet, mission, or enterprise networks

Experience designing and developing automation and orchestration services

Experience designing, installing, operating, and maintaining virtual environments/services to include OS virtualization, VDI, Desktop as a Service (DaaS), and software defined services

Knowledge of applicable Sponsor network security and technology policies and procedures

Experience with various scripting languages

Experience with engineering and troubleshooting Cisco networking hardware and software

Experience with designing, developing, and managing a hyper-converged infrastructure capabilities and technologies such as Nutanix or HP Simplivity

Experience in dash boarding, data visualization, and reporting, to include experience with log management, event correlation, and monitoring technologies such as SolarWinds, Splunk, and Prism

Certifications in areas related to the position such as:


Technical Cisco Certified Network Professional


Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer


Linux Certification (RedHat RHCE 6.x, 7.x)


Certified Nutanix Professional

Must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI clearance with poly on day one of employment. Must be cross-over eligible.


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.