Software Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Saint Petersburg
United States

Requisition ID 130053BR
Date updated 12/18/2018

Job Summary:
We are currently seeking a junior to mid-level Software Engineer to join the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software Department in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team is a critical source of support of the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) program. CEC provides a real-time sensor netting system that enables high quality situational awareness and integrated fire control capability. Our software teams employ an Agile Scrum process to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms. Our team makes a difference in protecting our actively serving military men and women both at home and overseas.

The successful Software Engineer will be integrated into a small to medium-sized software team performing software development, integration, and testing of real-time systems. The Software Engineer will be responsible for hands-on technical work including designing, implementing, debugging and resolving problems with the real-time software applications, as well as supporting software integration and verification efforts. Our software applications are developed using C++ and Java programming languages executing on a variety of computing platforms running Linux/Unix operating systems.

Our software is developed and delivered incrementally using Agile development methods, including Scrum, automated testing and continuous integration. The candidate will be an active participant on the Scrum team, performing development tasks independently.

Company security standards have been imposed requiring the candidate to obtain a Department of Defense interim security clearance, prior to the date of employment. The Department of Defense requires the applicant to produce evidence of U.S. citizenship (i.e. official birth certificate with a raised seal, U.S. passport current or expired, or a certificate of naturalization) prior to the initiation of a security clearance application. Employment will commence within 30 days, contingent upon obtaining an interim security clearance. Upon notification that your interim security clearance has been granted, the employment process will continue.

These positions can be a salary grade G07 or G08 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
The ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance is required.

Required Skills:
2+ years’ experience working with the following:

  • Object-oriented software development experience using C/C++
  • Configuration Management software tools, preferably ClearCase

This position will require an Interim secret clearance or above to start. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:
2+ years’ experience working with the following:
  • Linux / RedHat OS
  • Real-time OS, preferable LynxOS
  • Real-time embedded software development
  • Modern software design methodologies
  • UML and preferably Model Driven Development using Rhapsody
  • Agile software development
  • Object-oriented software development experience using Java/J2EE
  • Communications methods and protocols, and system security-hardening
  • Software development tools; code editors, debuggers, code generators, and test – prefer Eclipse
  • Standard MS-Office tools for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations
  • SEI CMMI model
  • Development using Web Services, experience with HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Google Web Toolkit
  • Graphical User Interface design and implementation

Required Education (including Major):
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering or related engineering/science discipline.

KEYWORDS: C/C++, ClearCase, Linux, UNIX, Java, OOD, embedded, real-time software development, UML, Rhapsody, CMMI, system security-hardening, Agile, Scrum, sensor netting, situational awareness

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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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.