Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-19
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Salt Lake City
Utah
United States

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology professionals thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, where you can continue your career as a Software Engineer in a challenging and collaborative workplace, one in which you will be inspired to innovate in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

You will work in Salt Lake City, Utah, on cutting-edge technology for RAST, which develops systems to provide integrated sensor and signal processing products in support of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance that protect your family, your nation and enhance global security. In your free time you explore the historical, cultural, sporting and outdoor activities that abound in Utah from snow-covered mountains to its desert national parks that are often the backdrops for Hollywood productions. Raytheon offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care,401(k), paid holidays and paid time off.

Our team has a need for a Software Engineer who is inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, make decisions and generate ideas that will push products above and beyond. You will guide and oversee the design, build, test, integrate and maintain advanced high-capacity systems that process modern communications for the U.S. intelligence community.

The successful candidate shall be skilled at the integration and maintenance of a product, including debugging issues to root causes. Work during non-traditional hours will be required in order to support integration and installation of AST products, to include weekends. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of concepts related to networking, software architecture, and standard programming practices.

In this position you will work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. Application of advanced technical principles, theories and concepts will be necessary while contributing to the development of new principles and concepts and ensuring proper setup, configuration, and functionality of systems being deployed. Work will be performed under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments will frequently be self-initiated. Representation as the organizational spokesperson on projects will be necessary. Advice will be provided to management and customers on product and system solutions to customer’s needs.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience developing in C++ in a Linux environment
  • Experience with system-level integration and testing, specifically, the integration of advanced, custom processing systems, testbeds, and software
  • Experience verifying and validating the software and system work as intended.
  • Experience recognizing and responding to urgent system demands
  • Experience working both in a team environment and individually
  • Experience developing, coding, testing, and debugging complex algorithms
  • Experience working on large complex systems
  • Ability to occasionally work unconventional hours to support installation,
  • Existing TS clearance (Active within the last 24 months)
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with User Interface development
  • Experience with Qt
  • Experience and/or knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP
  • Experience with or basic understanding of telecommunications systems concepts and/or signal processing
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools, such as git
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and Perl
  • Experience with process improvement
  • Existing TS/SCI clearance (Active within the last 24 months)

Required Education: Bachelors of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field

Desired Education: Masters of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field
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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.