DevOps Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon is looking for a talented DevOps Engineer to join our EED-2 (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team, which supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. As a member of the EED-2 team, DevOps Engineers support innovative tools allowing scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of earth science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues. Specifically, this opening is for a DevOps Engineer on EED-2’s Common Metadata Repository (CMR) team. The CMR is an AWS hosted scalable repository for ~400M earth science metadata records from around the world. It receives approximately 3M queries per week and is envied for its speed and reliability. The CMR team is an established and high performing agile team working in the Scaled Agile Framework methodology.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring availability of the production system during normal business hours
  2. Deploying and validating production releases
  3. Supporting developers with the automation of tasks and development of scripts
  4. Working alongside the Product Owner to track, report and analyze operational metrics
  5. Communication with end-users and responding to end-user requests

Required Skills:

  1. 5+ years of experience performing operational support duties for a large complex system including support and operations of AWS-based applications.
  2. Proven ability to quickly triage operational outages and restore system functionality.
  3. Ability to determine potential impacts of a problem or of a new feature to the production environment and customer mission.
  4. Ability to clearly articulate system status or issues to management and to end users.
  5. 1+ years of experience working with development teams in an Agile methodology (preferably SCRUM or SAFe).
  6. Experience with DevOps, especially automated testing and continuous integration.
  7. Proven ability to prioritize, and execute multiple concurrent project activities.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  9. Experience with Linux and MacOS.
  10. Experience with a scripting language.

Desired Skills:

  1. Experience with Ruby on Rails, Java or Clojure.
  2. Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA for bug tracking, Confluence for collaboration, and preferably Bamboo for continuous integration and delivery).

Required Education:
6 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Systems Engineering.

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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.