Senior Systems Engineer Automation

Potomac, VA
Feb 17, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Full Time
Raytheon Technologies is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer-Automation to join the Dulles Hardware and Infrastructure Engineering team. They will be responsible for deploying and integrating scripts and recipes to automate Systems configurations and COTS configurations in complex server environments. These environments, a heterogeneous mix of servers, workstations, and custom hardware, provide the backbone for the operational system of critical, strategic national assets. The environments also support product development, testing, and maintenance. This person should be familiar with tools used to support Jenkins pipelines, including Artifactory, BitBucket, Clear Case, Amazon Web Services and VMWare. Knowledge of any of the following items is also plus: Integrating scripts and Chef Recipes to automate Systems configurations and COTS configurations in server environments. JCasC, Python, Perl, PowerShell, BASH shell scripting, monitoring tools such as Splunk, Fortify and SolarWinds.The candidate would be responsible for implementation of automation recipes (CHEF) and scripts (Ruby, PowerShell, Python and others) as part of an automated installation process. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have an engineering background and mindset, and be able to troubleshoot complex problems. This position may require some on call support and overtime as well as limited (US citizenship is required due to the candidate being able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.Required Skills: Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a US DoD Secret or higher clearanceSix (6)+ years of relevant Infrastructure experience related to system installation and configurationBackground in Systems Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and management activitiesUnderstanding of Infrastructure as Code and demonstrated implementationExperience with automation tools such as CHEF, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Fabric or similar products for O/S builds, software installation and configuration managementHands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) Systems integration experienceAbility to troubleshoot complex configuration problems or system issuesExperience with Windows or Linux System AdministrationScripting skills (ie PowerShell, Python, Ruby, bash, etc.)Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both written and oralDesired Skills: Experience with orchestration tools Rundeck, VMware OrchestratorUnderstanding of DevOps conceptsExperience with VMware vCenter, ESXi, vSphereUnderstanding of Change Management processes - Version Control of software and code - GIT, CVSThe ability to effectively plan their own work and the work of others on the teamEducation Requirements: A degree in Science, Technology Engineering or Math (STEM), or related STEM degree with emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology and 6 years of relatable experience.174775Raytheon 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.