Digital Technologies Systems Design Engineer for Raytheon Technologies in Colorado Springs, CO (salary not disclosed)

October 5, 2021

As a Digital Technologies Systems Design Engineer, you will collaborate and partner with a diverse cross-section of DT and Engineering stakeholders supporting RMD programs designing solutions that help deliver critical DT capabilities to our customers worldwide. Working with Solutions Architects, you will be expected to design and deploy DT solutions for new or existing complex computer systems. You will work with Solutions Architects to determine system requirement, specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of Information Systems. You will be responsible for the design of subsystems and integration of total systems, and you’ll be required to assist in identifying, analyzing, and resolving program DT support deficiencies developing and recommending corrective actions where needed. This role requires strong communication and collaboration skills, extensive industry, and technical experience, as well as the ability to develop and leverage a broad network of technologists within and outside of the RMD Community (including Global Business Services (GBS) and Corporate IT/DT), and the supplier community.

Additional responsibilities to anticipate:

  • Design, implement, test, document, and integrate system solutions into existing or new RMD Information Systems
  • Establish functional and technical specifications, solve hardware/software interface problems, define input/output parameters, and ensure integration of an entire system or subsystem
  • Responsible for the design and deployment of complex heterogeneous server, virtualization, and Hyper-converged infrastructures within program Information Systems
  • Support the development of and adherence to IT standards and processes
  • Support Solutions Architecture in conducting Analysis of Alternatives, Courses of Actions, Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments on DT products and services 
  • Design and deploy beneficial DT technology to improve execution, efficiency, and capability within existing Information Systems.
  • Support the undergoing of digital transformation by designing and deploying automation solutions and DevOps tool chains to drive program efficiencies
  • Ensure the technical integrity of existing and future design solutions
  • Collaborate across technical disciplines to resolve top priority program issues

Leverage Corporate DT Secure design solutions for collaborative networks both domestically and internationally, including Import / Export and ITAR/EAR solutions
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience, or a Ph.D. is equal to 5 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Bachelor’s degree in IT or STEM and required 8+ years of directly related experience or in lieu of a degree must have additional 8 year for a total of 16 years.
DoD Approved 8570 IAT Level II active certification (Security+ or better)
Experience with CompTIA Linux+ or Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) active certification
Experience with Administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8
Experience with Windows Server 2016 or newer
Experience implementing DISA STIG configurations
Active U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance, U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearanc
Superior written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated experience working with and presenting to senior business leadership
Ability to lead a small team of IT/DT professionals
DT solution design development and integration experience across full system/service lifecycle, to include infrastructure (compute, storage, and network), platforms and enterprise software applications
Working knowledge of thin/zero client virtual desktop infrastructure technologies
Innovative and strategic approach to problem solving, debugging, and performance tuning
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
U.S. Dept. of Defense Top Secret Security Clearance
Demonstrated experience with the systems engineering lifecycle
Experience in system design development and engaging project stakeholders to design system solutions for multi-level classified and unclassified Information Systems
Ability to demonstrate strong technical skills across multiple DT disciplines:
Server Operating Systems (Windows 2016+, RHEL 7 +)
Hyper-converged systems (Nutanix, vSAN)
Virtualization (VMWare)
Automation (such as Ansible, CHEF, Puppet, Kickstart/PXE, Terraform)
Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
Shell, Python, or PowerShell scripting
Programming (C, C++, Ada)
Computer / Storage (such as NetApp, 3Par, vSAN)
Cybersecurity (Encryption, Tenable.SC, Splunk, SCAP, STIGViewer)
Cluster Technology (glusterfs, ceph)
Backup / Disaster Recovery
Strong understanding of fundamental networking and TCP/IP concepts (Software Defined Networking, such as NSX-T a plus, Cisco, HPE, Melllanox)
Knowledge in the development of system design products and artifacts related to the designing and deploying of DT solutions
Working knowledge of best practices in system security as it pertains to DT solutions

What We Offer
Whether you are 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.This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

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