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RTX Corporation Factory Solutions Digital Architect/Senior Manager (I4.0), Hybrid Role (TX, MA, or AZ) in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


TX190: 2501 West University, McKinney 2501 West University , McKinney, TX, 75070 USA

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Digital Architect, Factory Solutions (i4.0) – P5

Raytheon Digital Technology Enterprise Architecture Team

Hybrid Role must live or be willing to relocate near sites in Dallas Metro North (McKinney); Boston, MA (Andover) or Tucson, AZ, metro areas, working from home 60% of the time.

At Raytheon, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation, and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Raytheon Digital Technology (DT) is seeking an experienced Industry 4.0 architect to lead the creation and implementation of a variety of critical factory solutions. The Digital Architect for Factory Solutions (“Architect”) is a senior individual contributor in the Architecture (EA) organization of the Information Technology function of Raytheon and reports to the Director of Enterprise Architecture.

The Factory Digital Architect (i4.0) is a member of a talented Architecture team with expertise in formal architecture practices and a wide range of technical skills across all IT domains. Candidates for this role should be comfortable operating in all architecture domains (enterprise, business, domain, and solution), at various times, to successfully guide the delivery of high value digital products that address critical business needs. You will support the Operations and Supply Chain function and lead the delivery of advanced Industry 4.0 capabilities in partnership with our Operations Product Manager. Together, you will establish the vision and tactics and oversee implementation of digital solutions that advance Raytheon’s manufacturing capabilities. This role is helping Raytheon transform the way we build our products that provide overmatch capabilities to United Sates warfighters who defend our country and democracy around the world.

What You Will Do:

  • Support the creation of the digital factory vision and associated digital manufacturing roadmap, aligned to business, corporate and DT strategies.

  • Define and execute strategies for the deployment of IoT devices, sensors, and actuators to enable real-time monitoring, control, and optimization of manufacturing operations.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, operations, and DT, to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.

  • Define, document, and communicate Industry 4.0 solution architectures, aligned with architecture strategies and principles, that ensure integration of hardware, software, and communication protocols.

  • Partner with data architects to design data architectures and pipelines for the collection, storage, processing, and analysis of large volumes of manufacturing data, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security.

  • Implement edge computing solutions to enable real-time decision-making and reduce latency in mission-critical manufacturing processes.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, to ensure the intended architecture is realized and best practices and standards were followed.

  • Develop architecture artifacts associated with all phases of the TOGAF Architecture Development Method using Sparx Enterprise Architect.

  • Develop reusable patterns, building blocks, and reference implementations to standardize solutions and accelerate delivery.

  • Conduct technology assessments, proof-of-concepts, and pilot projects to validate feasibility and demonstrate value proposition to stakeholders.

  • Mentor others to elevate their technical abilities and prepare them to step into the role of a solution architect.

  • Successful candidates must be able to travel up to 20% of the time to each of the major US Raytheon Factory Sites located in Andover, MA; McKinney, TX; and Tucson AZ. You may also travel to other smaller factor sites within Domestic Sites. Travel will average out to be 1-2 times per month.

  • This role is a Hybrid role that MUST be in one of the 3 major factory locations for Raytheon: Tucson, AZ, McKinney, TX, or Andover, MA. Relocation support will be offered if necessary. You will work at least 1 day per week onsite.

What you will Learn:

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, standards, and trends in Industry 4.0 and recommend innovations that can drive continuous improvement and competitive advantage.

  • Network across Raytheon, RTX businesses, and Corporate to ensure ongoing awareness of objectives, strategies, and solutions across our entire company.

  • Work across the Raytheon Factory locations to forge relationships with Leaders at each site to ensure alignment is achieved on Technology Roadmaps that will continue to upgrade the efficiency of Automation and Manufacturing Operations Infrastructure.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree and minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience or a master’s degree and minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of a bachelor’s degree minimum 14 years of prior relevant experience or associate degree and minimum 12 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Experience in direct IT and Internet of Things (IoT) architecture experience.

  • Experience architecting, designing, developing, and deploying enterprise grade Industry 4.0 solutions in manufacturing settings.

  • · The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Prefer:

  • Strong critical thinking skills, ability to exercise independent judgment and manage complexity and ambiguity.

  • Experience with operational and information system technologies including industrial control systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), sensors, network, storage, compute, private cloud (i.e. VMware), and commercial cloud (i.e. AWS, Azure).

  • Experience leading or working with virtual and geographically diverse teams.

  • Experience with industrial communication and IIoT protocols (e.g., MQTT, OPC UA, Modbus)

  • Direct experience with IIoT and industrial communications Software/Platforms (e.g. Inductive Automation Ignition, Kepware, Splunk, etc.) and programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++.

  • Working knowledge of the ISA-95 / Purdue model how that applies to modern IIoT architecture.

  • Experience creating a digital thread between engineering and manufacturing systems/platforms and integrating with SAP-based solutions.

What We Offer

  • Our values drive our actions, behaviors, and performance with a vision for a safer, more connected world. At RTX we value: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation.

  • Relocation Eligibility – This role is eligible for relocation support to one of 3 sites where you must be located – Andover, MA; McKinney, TX; or Tucson, AZ.

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  • RTX solves some of the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. That requires expansive thinking and bold innovation – and that, in turn, requires a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We embrace individuality and diversity of thought to fuel opportunity for our employees, our customers, and our communities. We work toward progress, knowing that a more inclusive world is critical to our mission. Not just in this moment, but always.

  • Please consider the following role type definition as you apply for this role.

  • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Clearance Information: This position requires a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

  • Location Info and/or Links:

  • Tucson, AZ:,-az-location

  • North Texas:

RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.