Technical Fellow - DevSecOps and Cloud-native

Tewksbury, Massachusetts
May 10, 2024
May 17, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Educator / Faculty
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Date Posted:
United States of America
MA133: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 3 Concord 50 Apple Hill Drive Concord - Building 3, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA
Position Role Type:
About Us:

At Raytheon, fresh thinking and new possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we pioneer new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation, and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

As a Technical Fellow in the Software Engineering organization, you will be an integral part of helping us further our vision to be the global leader in next-generation solutions for the warfighter. We pride ourselves on developing world-class talent in an inclusive atmosphere, and the result is a workforce that takes pride in the company and consistently delivers superior solutions.

We are looking for senior technologists with deep expertise in DevSecOps and Cloud-native architecture capable of working across multiple programs and pursuits. Technical Fellows provide technical leadership and guidance, and this individual will specifically help drive improvements and the maturity of our DevSecOps processes and use of cloud-native architecture in real-time embedded systems. This person is responsible for assessing, designing, securing, and optimizing DevSecOps solutions and the deployment of lean principles, practices, tools, and technologies (including platforms, frameworks, and services) that enable consistent, verifiable, and automated management of software and firmware applications, executable simulations, and infrastructure resources between production and non-production environments.

This position is an onsite role and can be located in Tewksbury MA, Tucson AZ, El Segundo CA, or Richardson TX.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Provide technical leadership in support of the successful application of lean thinking, DevSecOps practices and pipelines, and cloud-native architecture across pursuits and programs, contributing to proposal development and execution.
  • Collaborate with other technical and business leaders to formulate and develop technical strategies and roadmaps related to DevSecOps and Cloud-native architectures.
  • Conduct innovative research and development (IRAD and CRAD) related to new DevSecOps and cloud-native technologies.
  • Support training and mentoring to help grow and strengthen our organizational capabilities.
  • Serve as a DevSecOps and cloud-native subject matter expert (SME) in internal and external discussions and reviews.

The ideal candidate is knowledgeable of Lean principles and will be comfortable working in multidisciplinary agile groups of engineers and business leaders focused on applying state of the art software development approaches and architectures. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated the interdisciplinary breadth needed to integrate concepts from other fields to improve mission performance in areas such as radar, command and control, undersea sensing, autonomous vehicles, effectors, logistics and sustainment, and Cyber.

Required Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum 12 years of prior work experience
  • Technical Leadership experience leading teams involving hardware and/or software systems,
  • Experience with agile methods and DevSecOps
  • Experience performing value stream mapping (VSM) analysis
  • Author of intellectual property (patent disclosures) or conference/journal publications in a Software Engineering technical area within the past ten (10) years.
  • Internal candidates must be a fellow to qualify
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in STEM. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
  • Experience with conflict resolution techniques and incremental change management
  • Experience applying Lean Thinking and Systems Thinking in large organizations
  • Experience in the following technical areas:
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
    • Designing, improving, and implementing build, test, and deployment pipelines
    • Improving CI/CD pipeline stability, reliability, and speed
    • Software assurance, static/dynamic analysis, and secure coding
    • Cloud native architectures and technologies, including containers and container orchestration and alternatives to these (e.g., WebAssembly)
    • Embedded software development/deployment
    • Version control tools (particularly Git) and associated workflows
    • Knowledge of Jenkins or other CI orchestration tools
    • Developing, testing, and integrating real-time software
    • C/C++ or similar high order language
    • Software/hardware/firmware integration
  • Experience and background in other key software development technologies, to include in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), data science and analytics, game theory, intelligent agents, and related techniques is desirable
  • Experience with embedded real-time and/or high-performance computing environments, including use of GPUs, neuromorphic computing, and cloud-based development
  • Experience across the software lifecycle, including architecture definition, design, implementation, integration and test of complex systems
  • Experience in the aerospace and defense industry, ideally with kinetic and non-kinetic effectors, radar or sonar technologies, command and control systems, cyber defense, DoD mission areas, and/or related capabilities.
  • Servant-leader and communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:
    • Facilitate effective discussions of any size across all levels of the organization
    • Listen and support teams in problem-identification and decision making
    • Communicate in an open, honest and direct manner
    • Encourage a collaborative environment that values mutual respect, openness, and courage
    • Persuade by influence rather than authority
    • Understand and empathize with others
    • Think beyond day-to-day activities
    • Support teams' commitments and continuous growth
    • Empower teams to be owners of their products and processes
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with senior levels of leadership effectively - including program teammates, primes, and suppliers

What We Offer :

Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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