Chief Architect

RTX Oakland , FL 34760

Posted 2 months ago

  • This position is contingent on contract award *


Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is growing! We have an immediate opportunity for a collaborative and highly skilled CHIEF SYSTEM ARCHITECT based in ORLANDO, FL. We hire creative thinkers wishing to work with emerging technologies creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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The Chief System Architect will serve as the primary technical expert for an Agile development environment and training platform based in Orlando, Florida. The Chief System Architect is responsible for all technical aspects of the system architecture, leading technology tradeoffs, understanding customer needs and constraints and integrating diverse stakeholder inputs to guide the design efforts of the system. The program will manage and support the development of technology insertions, integrating software and hardware enhancements while maintaining a level of capability that will enable customers to continue to conduct training, exercises, mission rehearsals and certification from distributed locations. The Chief System Architect will support the establishment of Agile processes and infrastructure enhancements needed to support updates to the customer utilizing Dev/Ops techniques.


The Chief System Architect leads the system architecture team, creating, reviewing and approving architectural models and documentation. The Chief System Architect is responsible for all aspects of the system architecture throughout the program life cycle to include technology tradeoffs, architecture design and development, and allocation of system functions to architectural elements. The Chief System Architect will lead and effect enhancements and changes to the training environment architecture in meetings with government customer architects.


The position may require the ability to travel to various government facilities up to 20% of the time.


  • Candidate must be a United States Citizen, able to obtain/maintain a US Government security clearance (up to TS/SCI) and also eligible to obtain any necessary Export Authorization.

  • An active/current clearance up to TS/SCI, eligible for crossover, is preferred.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related STEM discipline from an accredited institution.


  • Minimum of 12 years in systems, software or computer engineering

  • Experience with process improvement initiatives

  • Experience leading multiple development teams to design and build software systems following the Agile methodology

  • Experience leading diverse engineering teams including the technical team, Government, and other contractors

  • Experience developing and delivering program presentations

  • Experience leading development teams implementing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines

  • Experience in both Windows and Linux/Unix environments

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with modern software architectures and modern software development

  • Experience with infrastructure automation

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization


  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, application modernization, and COTS and open source solutions.

  • Experience with Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) training and multi-site training architectures

  • Experience using DOORS, Rhapsody, MagicDraw or other requirements management and system architecture tools

  • Raytheon Certified Architect Program (RCAP) certified.


Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment or submit to regular COVID testing.


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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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