Software Engineer (Contract until 31st December 2018) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Job Title: Software Engineer (Contract until 31st December 2018)
Req ID: 122060BR
Location: Harlow

Summary of Role:

This role provides an exciting and yet challenging opportunity for an accomplished and experienced Embedded Software Engineer to support existing and new Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) product developments.

Main Duties:

The successful candidate will be working within a small team supporting existing team members in all stages of software development used within ATMS products. The successful applicant will be involved in all stages of the development and post-delivery lifecycle:

  • Requirements capture
  • Design (high and low level)
  • Implementation
  • Test (unit, software integration, system integration)
  • Post delivery defect investigation).

Candidate Requirements:


  • Experience of Texas Instruments RTOS
  • Experience of Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio IDE
  • Experience of high level Embedded C Software
  • Ground based radar experience
  • Appreciation of target hardware operation (e.g. Intel processor architectures, Multibus II interface, etc.) (Essential)
  • Debug / testing experience on target systems (board level interface)
  • Current holder of or eligibility to obtain SC level security clearance

  • Familiarity with design methods suitable for real time, multi-tasking systems (MASCOT preferred)
  • Experience of Configuration Management / Version Control tools (Intasoft AllChange preferred).
  • Experience of Requirement Management tools (DOORS preferred).
  • Experience of communications systems (e.g. Ethernet protocols).
  • Understanding of Secondary Surveillance Radar principals of operation (preferable, but not essential).

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

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