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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Principal Systems Architect in Aurora, Colorado

Are you a collaborative and highly skilled Sr. Principal

Systems Architect,

who is

accomplished, experienced and ready to meet new challenges? Does protecting our nation while advancing the future defense of our world through technical ingenuity excites you.

Rated the best at what we do, Raytheon Technologies

builds world class satellite ground systems and counters national security threats through cyber solutions .

We are a state-of-the-art technology company because of our innovative thinkers.

Our employees matter.

Your contribution is vital to everything we build.

As you drive the next phase of your career you will find solutions to complex challenges and have the opportunity to mentor team members by sharing your insight and experience.

The Raytheon Technologies culture fosters collaboration and respect while doing meaningful work.

Join us!

Together, we will support critical missions, develop solutions and shape products of the future.

The Systems Architect (SA) contributes to a team of systems engineers in accomplishment of system and segment engineering tasks in an iterative development environment. The SA provides technical direction and clarification of requirements and design to the software development teams and Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) personnel.

The SA will displays extensive and substantial practical knowledge and experience of the System Architect area and will provide guidance to others including junior engineers encountering unusual situations. This individual is the “go-to” person for advice and to determine best practice within the program or within an organization or business unit. The SA will have the ability to influence key stakeholders within the enterprise to support and maintain the technical capability and strategy of the enterprise.

The SA attends technical interchange meetings with the team members and other program personnel, and represents the organization in matters pertaining to the development of his/her project.

The SA provides status on assigned Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) tasks.

The SA will lead document reviews and resolves technical systems engineering and integration issues.

The candidate will supports ECP efforts as required.

Must have the ability to manage time and resources in order to meet assigned deadlines.

Required Skills:

10+ years demonstrated engineering leadership experience with proven track record.

Strong understanding of architecture governance and design principles

Experience conducting system architecture in large domains that interact with multiple external entities.

Experience leading IPTs, projects, and/or programs consisting of Ground-related SE, SW development, and IV&V functions

Experience defining and documenting

enterprise-level policies, procedures, guidance and best practice for systems thinking activities, including associated tools. Experience

reviewing the outputs of systems modeling and analysis, ensuring the results can be used for the intended purpose.

Ability to decompose and communicate system architecture and governance concepts

Ability to create a vision and lead a team to implement common principles across the enterprise

Ability to determine solutions compliant with system performance, availability and

reliability constraints

Experience leading IPTs, projects, and/or programs consisting of Ground-related SE, SW development, and IV&V functions

Experience in SE process development and deployment

Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

Reviews and judges the suitability of capability solutions and the planned approach.

Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team.

Advises stakeholders on issues affecting the “broader” engineering approach to engineering activities.

Proven written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools

Ability to obtain a TS SCI clearance

Desired Skills:

Lead Systems Architect on a government contract

Experience with ground equipment command and control

Lead Systems Architect on a government contract

Experience with ground equipment command and control

Experience in systems engineering functions including: operations concept development, requirements management, use case development, technical risk management, ICD development

Experience in an Agile development environment

Experience with DevOps/SEcDevOps

Domain experience preferred

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)


This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.



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.