Software Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Note: Candidates with a current US Government Secret security clearance are eligible for a $10K sign on bonus if the clearance is confirmed and the candidate is hired by Raytheon.

Job Description:

Raytheon IIS is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer that works with minimal supervision/guidance to support our Omaha based Mission Planning and Analysis Common Services (MPACS) program using JavaScript as a primary language, specifically the React and Backbone libraries, as well as MongoDB for mock data work. Java, Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) architecture, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) / Enterprise Bus (ESB) software technologies may also be used. Experience with the Git version controls system and JavaScript package management software will be helpful.

The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object oriented methodologies. The candidate will work as a software developer and integrator as part of a development team which utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in their fields throughout the design, development and maintenance life cycle.


  • Developing new functional capabilities within software applications to meet a wide range of customer requirements and operational needs
  • Coordinating with developers, test engineers, configuration management and system engineering to ensure successful integration with other software components.
  • Responsible for performing development, integration, test and documentation duties to ensure proper operation of hardware and software platforms
  • Integrating a wide variety of applications from various sources, and ensuring they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization
  • Develop software as necessary to tailor reusable software code and to integrate between components, perform new capabilities, to facilitate testing, etc.
  • Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests which provide a high percentage of code coverage, participating in peer code reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code

Basic Qualifications - Required Experience, Skills:

  • A minimum of a BA/BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or an applicable engineering or technical subject.
  • Two or more years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object Oriented Design (OOD).
  • Two or more years of experience programming in Java and/or JavaScript.
  • Proficiency in Windows and Unix or Linux
  • Knowledge and understanding of software development life cycles
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance - candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check (NAC).

Desired Experience, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Current Secret security clearance highly desired
  • Experience in Linux, Windows and JavaScript,
  • Experience in React, Backbone and Git helpful, but not mandatory
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Web Service design and development
  • Experience and/or knowledge with Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience in Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Node Package Manager (npm), Webpack, MongoDB, Cesium, and/or Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) a plus.

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science, BS in a Math, Science or Engineering related field

This position requires the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance



Raytheon 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.