Sr Principal Systems Engr - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) is seeking an experienced Systems or Software engineer to lead a team of multi-disciplined engineers and subject matter experts supporting the design, development, integration, delivery and maintenance of geospatial intelligence(GEOINT) applications.

This position is a highly-visible technical leadership role overseeing and executing professional services and support capabilities for 3rd-Party GEOINT applications onboarding to a common processing framework running on a commercial cloud under an ISP/ASP model. The successful candidate can be located at our Richardson, TX (preferred); Dulles, VA; or Aurora, CO facility.

Activities and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Leadership and management of Solution Architects, Platform/IT administrators, Software Engineers, Information Assurance Engineers, and DevOps Engineers focused on developing innovative solutions and providing efficient onboarding, integration and deployment of GEOINT applications.
• Development and maintenance of an Application Development CONOPS, processes, enablers, and tools, including: a developers’ information portal; a support service desk; guidance and policy documents; user’s forums and knowledge bases; software development kit (SDK); and service level agreements (SLAs)
• Technical and programmatic coordination and support with internal framework service developers, customers, and external 3rd party application developers and their stakeholders
• Oversight, review and input into the development and enhancement of framework services for application and application developer use
• Frequent engagement with program customer, application development contractors and their stakeholders through telecoms, working groups, technical exchange meetings, and readiness reviews
• Liaison between application and framework developers and enterprise engineering teams for System- and Enterprise-level integration, test and delivery
• Earned value control account management; risk and opportunity assessment, management and mitigation; and management of application support team personnel, schedule and budgets

Clearance Requirements:
Must be a U.S. CITIZEN with an active TS/SCI clearance

Required Skills:
Demonstrated experience in systems engineering and test, software engineering, platform engineering or related engineering discipline on large government information system/software development contracts.
• Demonstrated knowledge of other related disciplines (e.g. SE, SW, Platform/IT, Information Assurance, Integration/Test, DevOps)
• Proven experience as key spokesperson on program’s technical capabilities and future directions
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels in an organization and across functions
• Experience with project management approaches and tools
• Demonstrated interest and success in developing and improving value-added processes via “hands on” activities on programs
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the following engineering:
- CONOPs development
- System architecture
- System design
- Interface definition and control
• Development and management of Technical Performance Measures (TPM)
- System Integration and Test
- Information Security
- Software architecture and design
• Proven knowledge of systems engineering measures and metrics and experiencing applying results to improve program performance
• Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven experience providing status briefings to customers and senior leadership
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
• Ability to lead and manage geographically-dispersed teams
• Able to work overtime and weekends as required to achieve milestones
• Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk
• Able to travel as needed to support program and business goals

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Knowledge of development lifecycle models (waterfall and Agile) and program lifecycle models
• Solution Architect/Professional Service roles, responsibilities and processes
• GEOINT processing domain
• Cloud-based (infrastructure as a service, software as a service) ISP/ASP architectures
• Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Agile (SAFe®) development lifecycles
• DevOPS concepts and approaches for continuous integration, test, and delivery
• DoDAF architecture views and artifacts
• Development of Software Development Kits (SDK) for application-consumable Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
• Development, monitoring and reporting of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for both business services (technical support) and technical (software services and APIs)

Education Requirements:
10 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, or a related technical degree; 8 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, or a related technical degree; or 4 years with a PHD in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, or a related technical degree



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.