Sr Software Engineer - Missile Defense & Surveillance
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Requisition ID 142873BR
Date updated 06/20/2019
CE39 Sr. Software Engineer I / II
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the
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Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming
diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities
for career growth.
We are currently hiring a Senior Software Engineer to join the
Relocatable-Over-The-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) team in Chesapeake,
ROTHR is an established program with a broad variety of complex
sub-systems and technologies that range from mainframes, Windows
client/server, and Linux clusters, to embedded Linux with custom
FPGA processing. ROTHR is part of the Missile Defense and
Surveillance Systems Engineering team within Raytheon IDS. As a
member of the team, the Senior Software Engineer will provide
support and ongoing enhancements to operational high-frequency
surveillance radars located in Virginia, Texas, and Puerto
The Senior Software Engineer role will encompass, to varying
degrees, all phases of the software engineering life cycle. The
Senior Software Engineer will work as both an individual
contributor and team member using Agile development practices. A
willingness and desire to work across engineering domains, the
ability to learn new skills, and quickly adapt to changing
environments is necessary.
Software development is primarily in the C/C++ languages. Some
software tasks may involve LabVIEW and OpenVMS FORTRAN. Git and
GitLab are used for version control. Cross-domain engineering tasks
may consist of VHDL and Verilog FPGA development using Xilinx FPGA
development tools. These hardware-domain tasks require the use of
common digital and analog test equipment such as logic analyzers,
oscilloscopes, and spectrum analyzers.
The Senior Software Engineer will support software installations,
upgrades, and testing at each of the radar sites, therefore,
occasional short-term travel may be required. The Senior Software
Engineer will utilize excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal
communication skills in order to successfully interface with
engineering team members, site technicians, operations personnel,
management, and internal and external customers.
This position can be salary grade G08 or G09 based on the
candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience
and responsibility requirements for the position.
Except in rare circumstances, U.S. citizenship is required to
obtain a U.S security clearance within one year from date of
Must be able to obtain access to U.S. DoD installations.
- Ability to obtain access to U.S. DoD installations
- 4 years of professional software engineering
- 2 years of professional C/C++ software programming
- Software development in both Windows and Linux
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to obtain U.S. security clearance. Except in rare
circumstances, only U.S. citizens are able to obtain a security
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or
related STEM field.
- Recent or current active U.S. security clearance
- Radar and digital signal processing techniques
- Developing software utilizing the Eclipse environment
- Real-time multi-threaded software development
- OpenVMS FORTRAN
- Data analysis using MATLAB or Octave
- Software development experience using LabVIEW
- VHDL and Verilog languages and FPGA development
- Xilinx FPGA development tools
- Familiarity with laboratory-grade digital and analog test
- Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or
related STEM field
KEYWORDS: c, c++, software engineering, windows, linux, radar,
signal processing, software, systems, eclipse, developing,
developer, git, gitlab, open vms fortran, matlab, octave, labview,
fpga, vhdl, Verilog, digital, analog, test, Xilinx, analyzers,
oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers
At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex
challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and
cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and
perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills,
ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our
commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates,
making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our
communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made
possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an
unwavering vision that's shared by Raytheon employees across the
globe - a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative
solutions to make the world a safer place.
Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued
corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and
community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The
list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business
Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental
Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.
What We Offer: Whether you're just starting out on your career
journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a
robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with
compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life
benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the
superior benefits Raytheon offers include parental (including
paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards,
educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America's Best
Employers by visiting us online at www.raytheon.com.
142873Raytheon 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 identity, national origin, disability, or
protected Veteran status.
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