Sr Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Point Mugu, Naval Air Warfare Center
United States

Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Software engineer to provide technical leadership for Electronic Warfare (EW) projects. This is an opportunity to positively influence program execution, work with other leaders to help define future technical direction, and work with cutting edge technologies in products that protect our warfighter.

The successful candidate has a proven history of technical and leadership expertise, typically from a base experience as an individual contributor engineer followed by growth into team leadership positions for software or multi-discipline engineering teams. The candidate should have experience with the full software lifecycle, in particular system/software requirements analysis. The candidate should have experience with this lifecycle when utilizing industry norm Agile development methodologies such as Scrum. As a technical leader, the candidate will require solid written and verbal communication skills to collaborate effectively with other program leaders and senior technical contributors, in addition to producing planning and technical work products for internal and external customers.

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of related work experience in a technical engineering field
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in leading and motivating technical teams and mentoring
  • Experience in the phases of the software lifecycle, including software architecture, system/software requirements analysis, design, implementation, verification testing, system integration, and post-delivery maintenance.
  • Experience with detailed program planning, scheduling and execution
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Hands-on expertise with Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/D) concepts and use of Unified Modeling language (UML) or other design language/notation
  • Programming experience, preferably in C, C++, and/or C#
  • Hands-on experience with SW Configuration Management and Peer Review tools
  • US Citizenship

Desired Skills:
  • 2+ years’ experience in the Electronic Warfare or related aerospace field, developing deliverable products or simulation tools
  • Experience with embedded development and Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) such as Wind River VxWorks or Green Hills (GH) Integrity.
  • Hands-on experience with software architecture or signal processing
  • Agile development experience, using Agile Lifecycle Management tools like Version One or Rational Team Concert, and including role as a Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • Experience leading teams developing software in C, C++, Ada and/or C#
  • Experience with detailed cost / schedule planning and performance

Required Education:
Minimum Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

**U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.**

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.