Sr Principal Software Eng - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Pasadena is looking for an Image Processing/Computer Vision Specialist to support exciting projects and missions for our customers located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Specialize in computer vision or image processing with a background in object detection and tracking
  • Adapt existing algorithms or develop novel ones for object detection and tracking on challenging datasets of overhead imagery with an emphasis on utilization of large data volumes
  • Formulate and implement these novel capabilities to the level of internally transferable engineering code in Matlab, Python or C/C++
  • Analyze and report on performance of novel techniques against designated datasets
  • Apply standard software engineering principles to work product, especially with respect to unit and regression testing

Security Clearance:
The position requires U.S. Citizenship and an active U.S. TS/SCI security clearance United States

Required Education / Work Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum 10 years of prior relevant experience. Master’s degree in STEM plus 8 years of related experience is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in object detection and tracking
  • Experience and knowledge in the mathematical principles related to image chain modeling
  • Experience in scientific application development and science data processing algorithms
  • Proficiency in MATLAB and Python
  • Strong background in C++
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with a team to turn prototype algorithms into delivered software products
  • Familiarity with the Git revision control system.
  • Familiarity with Software Configuration Management (CM)

The selected candidate will be required to work in Pasadena, CA

This position requires a U.S. Citizen who is eligible to maintain the required 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.