Data Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Raytheon are holding our first Open Day of the year in Manchester on Thursday 7th March at The Hilton Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ. Recruiters and Managers will be present from 12-2pm and again from 4-6pm to discuss our vacancies. Register today at and search for Raytheon events, or alternatively, email: with the subject line 'Manchester Open Day'.

Job Description:

Job Title: Data Engineer
Req ID: 128509
Location: Manchester

Summary of role
A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our Cyber Centre based in Greater Manchester. We develop software using a variety of Agile methodologies and you will be involved fully in the software development lifecycle, working closely with the entire team in a truly Agile environment. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organisations. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further develop your career and develop your management and leadership potential.

Job Role
The primary objective is to work with both business and technology stakeholders in order to define, deliver and implement data strategies and principles.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in designing and maintaining the appropriate metadata repositories
  • Experience in producing data models and familiarity of industry recognised patterns and standards
  • Experience in translating business problems into data designs
  • Experience in aligning user needs with organisational objectives and system requirements
  • Experience of metadata management tools
  • Experience in developing and setting data standards, advocating and maintaining those standards across the organisation
  • Strong ability to engage with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience working in an Agile delivery team.
  • Experience using Continuous Integration
  • Familiarity with Data gathering, visualisation techniques and tools.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working in a continuous delivery environment
  • Experience working with Big Data technologies
  • Experience working with cloud technologies and distributed systems
  • Experience working on military or government projects
  • Experience working with secure development techniques
  • Knowledge of information security best practice

Key Behaviours:

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer and partner liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
· 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
· Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
· 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
· Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
· Enhanced sick pay scheme
· Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
· 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
· Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites with free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available at others


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the link to the website
and search for Req ID: 128509BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

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