University Programs: Software Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

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Job Description:
Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, make design decisions, and generate new ideas that will push products above and beyond?

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology has a need for a Software Engineer to design, build, and maintain advanced high-capacity systems that process modern high-speed communications for the US intelligence community.

The successful candidate will work with other experienced engineering staff in the Sunnyvale, CA office to develop and deliver cutting-edge engineering solutions for the protection of our country. The successful candidate also has strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Required Skills:

  • Training in software development using C, C++, or Java
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented principles
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux
  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)
  • Experience with web application or UI software development
  • Experience with other high-level or scripting languages (e.g., Python, Perl, Linux shell scripting)
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix
  • Experience using distributed version control or source code management tools (e.g. Git, Subversion, Synergy)
  • Experience and/or knowledge of networking concepts and protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, OSI model)
  • Familiarity with telecommunications, data communications systems, wireless communications concepts and/or signal processing fundamentals

Required Education (including major):

  • Must have a BS / BA with a major in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other related field by Summer 2019 or have graduated within 18 months prior to 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.