Raytheon Technologies Senior Principal Digital Technology (DT) Architect in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.
The Senior Principal IT Architect (“Architect”) will work as a key member of the Digital Architecture team, under the Digital Technology (DT) Strategy & Architecture directorate, to define and apply reference architectures and reference designs to transform business activities across Mission Areas and Functional Teams. This team is made up of senior architects with expertise in digital infrastructure, storage systems, cloud platforms, information security design, network security design , and collaboration platforms.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
The Architect will work closely with project teams to architect labs, program space, and factory solutions that are aligned with and enable business strategies and objectives.
Drives consistent common security architectures across multiple teams.
Applies expertise to direct technical architecture roadmaps, evolutions, and transitionary phases of work at varying levels of detail.
Guides both new solutions and evolutions of existing implementations.
Contributes key guidance on how labs, programs and factory solutions are architected, developed and deployed.
Creates and publishes reusable, repeatable architecture pattern definitions using industry-leading standards for digitally transformative solutions.
Focuses on the identification and development of reusable components, patterns, frameworks and reference architectures to reduce overall system maintenance and deployment costs, while simultaneously maximizing the reliability, expandability and security of solutions.
Acts as the principal and senior technical leader on cross-organizational and enterprise activities, working with agile teams, business and subject matter experts to enable the development of detailed and implementable system architectures.
Leads technical and design discussions with business teams and stakeholders. Identifies gaps and works to develop architectural vision, strategy, and deliverables to address gaps, and documents architectural artifacts.
Possesses proven strategy, technical and presentation skills to apply industry leading concepts (such as shop floor automation, networking, cybersecurity, storage, collaboration, cloud platforms) while leveraging professional interpersonal communications skills to collaborate with stakeholders and convey effective information to business and DT leadership.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM); OR minimum of 16 years’ of relevant professional experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 8 years’ of progressive experience in system architecture, design, and integration (full life cycle).
Experience architecting, designing, developing, and deploying secure information systems to meet organization objectives.
Experience creating architecture roadmaps spanning business and technology domains.
Experience in assessing the risks, opportunities and business value of solutions and quantifying them in a way that is measurable and meaningful to the business.
Previous work experience in information system technologies and system integration experience in various environments
Previous work experience in applying architecture frameworks and analytical thinking in decision-making.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Qualifications We Value:
Ability to speak with stakeholders in their language, to understand their business opportunities, and to translate those needs into architectural requirements.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with individuals with varied technical and business backgrounds.
Ability to inspire confidence in technical approaches with in-depth domain expertise and clear, persuasive communications targeted at technical and non-technical audiences.
Ability to mentor others to elevate their technical abilities and prepare them to step into the role of an architect.
Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with virtual and geographically diverse teams.
Ability to anticipate industry technical trends in digital infrastructure and cyber protection solutions
Experience providing production solutions for business that incorporate multilayer security infrastructure for standard routable protocols and protocol wrapping for secured network communications and cyber resilience.
Experience architecting, designing, and building solutions in commercial cloud environments
Experience with platform integration architectures
Expertise in DevSecOps solutions that support product development
Expertise in network engineering, firewall and proxy services, secure application zoning, virtual network solutions, and cloud security
Experience with network access controls, software security services, and application security design
Experience designing large-scale platform solutions in a highly-regulated and secure industry environment
Certification in TOGAF, DoDAF, or other architecture frameworks
Familiarity with CMMC, DFARS, and NIST 800 Series compliance frameworks
Certification in Cloud platform, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud
Experience developing solution architecture models and views using formal modeling languages, such as ArchiMate, UML, BPMN, SysML, etc.
Proficiency with Sparx Enterprise Architect
Experience working with agile frameworks and methodologies, such as Scrum, SAFe, XP, etc.
Lean / Six Sigma qualification/certification
What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust 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 superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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