Job Descriptions

Devops Engineer

Raytheon UK Stand: W28

DevOps Engineer

Locations: Manchester / Gloucester / London / Remote Options


If you have any further questions or queries about this role feel free to message the team:


Looking for something different in your career? Join Raytheon make a real difference in the fight against cyber-crime.


You’ll be part of a team that embraces Agile working to deliver superior solutions to protect our global customers’ critical infrastructures from the most complex cyber threats. Customer security is at stake. So our work is vitally important.


We are always continuing to try to improve our systems with new projects becoming available to work on with cutting-edge tech.  You’ll be working as a team of specialist developers, testers and analysts to design, develop and maintain critical cyber applications and systems to support government, law enforcement and commercial customers contributing to the development of solutions using the latest technologies.


This is an opportunity to innovate and try new things; to fearlessly challenge and question; to learn and progress in an inclusive and supportive culture; to be rewarded for the vital contribution you make.



Summary of the role: To design, develop and maintain applications and systems, to rapidly prototype designs and to deploy and maintain these systems in a public or private cloud.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Building and setting up development tools and infrastructure
  • Understand the needs of project stakeholders and convey this to developers
  • Automate and improve development and release processes
  • Ensure that systems are safe and secure against cyber security threats
  • Identify technical problems and develop software updates and solutions
  • Work with software developers and engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended


Candidate Requirements:


Essential skills

  • Some experience of working and deploying with cloud technologies: AWS or Azure including infrastructure as code e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc.
  • Some experience in building and deploying large-scale applications in Continuous Integration/Delivery pipelines;
  • Some experience of using container platform and orchestration systems ECS, AKS, Kubernetes/helm/Docker
  • Some experience of source code management e.g. Git
  • Some experience automation, integration tools such as Jenkins, Concourse CI or cloud equivalents
  • Experience in scripting languages
  • Some experience of working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model


Desirable skills of interest

  • Professional Scrum Qualification or equivalent experience


Good behaviours

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer and partner liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required



About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.


The Cyber, Space & Training business, consists of four mission areas: National Security Cyber; Space & Airborne; Command, Control, Computers & Intelligence (C4I); and Training.  Cyber, Space & Training provides our customers unrivalled technical and training services spanning all domains across a wide range of customers.


Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

View all Job Descriptions