Sr Software Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is seeking a motivated and capable embedded software engineer with a track record of successfully developing product line software to join the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software Department in McKinney, Texas. The successful candidate will support of the Multi-Function RF Systems (MFRFS) program, providing support to the soldier by warning of incoming threats as well as providing point of origin and point of impact information about threats. The successful candidate will be integrated into a software team performing software development, integration, and testing of real-time systems. The candidate will be responsible for hands-on technical work including designing, implementing, and debugging real-time software applications, as well as supporting problem resolution, software integration, and verification efforts. The real-time software applications are developed using the C++ language executing on a variety of computing platforms running Linux and VxWorks operating systems. The successful candidate will have experience in requirements development, design, documentation, implementation, and integration of real-time embedded systems.

This position includes supporting existing and new military programs. This role will include supporting customer demonstrations and software/systems integration and testing-related travel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop real-time embedded software in C++
  • Develop User Interfaces for Setup and Control of the Radar
  • Communicate effectively with team members
  • Apply investigation and troubleshooting skills to assess and resolve issues
  • Contribute to the development of software requirements
  • Contribute significantly to all phases of the software development life-cycle
  • Integrate software on the target system

Required Skills:
  • 6+ years of experience developing software utilizing C/C++
  • Experience with the design, code, test and integrate (DCTI) phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with embedded real-time development
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US citizens are eligible for a clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux
  • Experience with Linux GUI development such as Qt or GTK+
  • Experience with Eclipse, GCC, Visual C++
  • Hardware/software integration experience
  • Experience in a product line environment
  • Experience developing software for a processor core within an Altera FPGA
  • Experience with software requirements development
Required Education (including Major):
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in technical major (Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, etc.) from an accredited University.
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