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Raytheon Technologies Senior DevOps Software Engineer (Tewksbury) in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Senior DevOps Engineer I or II

DevOps Classified Engineering Solutions

Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) – Tewksbury, MA

RMD Digital Technology

Design, implement, and support DevOps solutions for RMD Software Engineers who support our global customer programs. Develop, Refine, and shape the future technology infrastructure that will allow our Engineers to bring innovative solutions to our customer with greater speed and efficiency!

This critical role in RMD Information Technology is an exciting opportunity to join our growing DevOps and Classified Engineering Solutions organization as a

DevOps Engineer . The primary responsibility for this position is to design, implement and support DevOps solutions for our key programs based in Tewksbury, MA (with less frequent work in nearby Andover, MA and other Boston area sites as well).

Responsibilities include:

Leverage company best practices and capabilities to assist programs with deployment, implementation, modernization and support of DevSecOps software solutions

Support software tool customization and automation including development of templates, dashboards and scripts to support program needs

Assist engineering teams with development and support of software build/test pipeline automation and integration, optimizing for performance and scalability across both cloud and on premise computing environments

Maximize solution performance and reliability through proactive, automated testing and issue mitigation while minimizing impacts associated with ongoing system patching and upgrades

Ensure system reliability and continuity by developing and validating fault tolerance and disaster recovery plans for tool infrastructure

Assist engineers with tool usage and issues, leveraging standards and best practices

Provision new projects, software configuration repositories and user access

Administer and maintain the security and compliance of tooling solutions including hardening, patching and version upgrades

Provide documentation of implemented DevOps environments by authoring procedures, work instructions and program profile documents

Provide guidance on software engineering tool hardware infrastructure resource requirements

Monitor tool utilization, performance and stability

Research and provide recommendations on new solutions and capabilities, and develop migration strategies for effective adoption

Develop and execute tool retirement plans to enable program continuity through transition into newer solutions and technologies.

Required Skills and Experience

Experience deploying and supporting DevOps tooling and automation solutions in a business/enterprise environment

Experience as a user of DevOps tooling and automation solutions, with sufficient knowledge to be able to provide guidance on common tasks and operations

Scripting and automation experience

Proven analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex tool and system operational performance issues with services and devices spanning multiple network boundaries

Experience and familiarity with relational databases and ability to support/troubleshoot data backup, verification and validation activities for server based tools and solutions


with Agile concepts and methodologies

Working knowledge of networking and system administration concepts to enable application issue resolution and performance tuning

Experience in a technical support role with a passion for helping others

Highly organized with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience working in an operations role of a DevOps team

Software development and configuration management experience

Experience with modern DevOps toolchains using products such as Jira, Git, Confluence, Coverity, Jenkins and IBM Rational products

Experience with infrastructure as code/deployment automation platforms (Ansible, Chef, Terraform, etc.)

Experience with deploying and supporting software and solutions within a cloud hosted environment (AWS, Azure, etc.)

Experience with container technology (Docker, Podman, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

Experience with Splunk or similar platforms for data mining, ingestion, analytics and reporting capability

Experience/Familiarity with other engineering tools such as IBM ClearCase and/or ClearQuest, DOORS, MATLAB

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other technical discipline HIGHLY Desired. Other Bachelor’s degree with significant applicable technical experience will be considered.

Significant applicable work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree.

Please note that this role requires the candidate to be able to obtain an interim Secret clearance within 180 days.

Candidates with an active US DOD Secret security clearance are strongly preferred.

Except in rare cases only US Citizens are able to obtain US Security Clearances.

This role will be located on site in Tewksbury, MA and will occasionally require on-site support for programs in Andover, MA and potentially other sites as well.

Capped Budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy.

This role is being offered at either G08 or G09 Salary grade level based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and position requirements.

What’s YOUR Mission?

Here at RMD, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RMD offers 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 RMD offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules (Flex time and 9/80 schedule – NOT a part-time role), achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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.