Princpl Sys Integratn Tchnl - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Langley Air Force Base
United States

The Principal Systems Integration Technologist – Pivotal Cloud Foundry Administrator will be part of a team delivering “Platform” as a capability supporting the Air Force Air Operations Center (AOC) program. This team of Platform Operations specialists works on large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant VMWare virtualized Linux/Windows based environments. They utilize Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and seek to continuously improve the state of the running production system through automation. This is a diverse team of highly skilled operators who embrace Agile and DevOps to pioneer a radically new concept for rapid delivery of software mission capabilities to the AOC program.

As a Pivotal Platform Operations Administrator, you will receive extensive training in PCF and then be responsible for installation, maintenance, upgrades, monitoring, and management of Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes technologies as a managed service in the AOC production environment. Along with managing the entire deployment and operations lifecycle of these platforms and supporting technologies, you will work with the Infrastructure team to handle integration with the underlying Dell/EMC VxRails architecture.
Work location is Langley AFB, in Hampton, VA, however there will be occasional travel for training and to other AOC sites to provide PCF Platform support.

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following:
Create, implement and manage Pivotal Cloud Foundry deploymentsProvide expertise for operational management of Pivotal Cloud Foundry on monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and buildpacksDevelop and deliver configuration and deployment automation through PCF required for continuously improving the functionality, availability, and manageability of platform and associated services. Set up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation and troubleshootingUses scripting tools to automate processesWorks closely with developers in troubleshooting issues.

Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Secret (or above) Security clearance

Required Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field; AND 8 additional years of Engineering, Computer or Information Science applicable professional experience in lieu of a degree.

Required Skills:

  • Subject Matter Expertise in System Administration of Linux/Unix Operating System
  • Experience developing automation solutions with competence in scripting languages for automating frequently executed activities.
  • Working knowledge of networking concepts and experience with relevant technologies such as Load Balancers/DNS/SSL/Firewalls/NAT/NTP
  • Experience working in VMWare vSphere environments
  • Experience troubleshooting Operating Systems and Applications
  • Experience with large scale production systems and dealing with production issues
  • Strong experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution.
  • 8 years of experience in related fields or technologies to this job description
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification or higher (i.e. Security + CE)

  • Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience solving problems at the Linux/Unix command line
  • Experience in an Agile/DevOps/DevSecOps environment
  • Professional Certifications such as: RHCE, Linux+, MCSA, AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Developer, CISSP, CCNA
  • A software development or DevOps automation background.
  • Experience administering the Windows Server operating system
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible)

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.