Automation Software Engineer (Automation Team) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon IIS is currently seeking an Automation Software Engineer to join the Air Operations Center (AOC) team. Location of work is Hampton, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Actively participate on a team of about 7-10 engineers to introduce and successfully apply automation to the Air Operations Center (AOC) functional and performance testing activities and automated installation, configuration, and deployment activities. (The AOC weapon system is a system-of-systems with over 25 major applications.)
  • Develop automated installation, configuration, and deployment scripts using multiple automation tools such as Red Hat Ansible and PowerShell
  • Implement an automation approach that includes modularity, reusability, configurability, sustainability, and quality
  • Develop automation scripts that adheres to quality and coding standards
  • Create and review new automation artifacts such as automated installation artifacts
  • Ensure configuration management and data management processes are followed for all automation scripts
  • Foster a collaborative working relationship with contacts in the independent test community and development program offices
  • Support the operations and sustainment of lab resources.
  • May supervise others.

Required Qualifications & Skills:
  • Current SECRET Clearance
  • Software engineering background including software design principles and software coding best practices.
  • Experience using automation tools, preferably Red Hat Ansible and PowerShell
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
  • YAML and/or PowerShell skills and experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to produce detailed technical documentation
  • Ability to work on a team under pressure to meet strict schedule requirements

Additional Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
  • Experience automating installations and configurations on multiple operating system such as Windows, Unix, and Solaris
  • Experience with multiple automation tools, such as Chef, Puppet, and Ansible, PowerShell and their associated languages (Ruby, Puppet, YAML, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience with DevOps methods and associated toolchains, including Paired Programming, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum six (6) years of functional area experience; or
  • Master’s degree with a minimum four (4) years of functional area experience;
  • or PhD with a minimum two (2) years of functional area experience;
  • Professional related experience may be considered in lieu of partial degree; ie. 14 years' professional experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.