A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our Cyber Innovation Team based in Gloucester. We have a wide range of vacancies at in our growing Software Development Team. We operate a Agile/Scrum methodology and you will be involved in the full software development lifecycle, developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. 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.
Main duties of the position:
Objective: To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems
Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements
Key interface to external customers and suppliers
Lead scrum\\team meetings
Responsible for reviewing team members deliverables and providing feedback & guidance
Act as lead engineer for small/medium programmes or subsystems within larger programmes.
Support Estimation Activities
Supporting technical planning and management meetings
Provide software metrics to the programme
What we are looking for…
Java application development
C/C++ based application development in a Linux environment
Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel
Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby
Experience with high performance distributed systems
Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization
Experience of Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Spark)
Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems
Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V)
Experience of PKI and encryption techniques
Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison
Good written and oral communication skills
Good time management, organization and prioritization 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 Cyber Security…
Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers’ critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities led to the establishment of our Cyber Innovation Centre in Gloucestershire, which has grown rapidly since opening in late 2014. This has created a broad spectrum of roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies.
If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.
What we can offer you…
On-going development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme
Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
Early finish on Fridays
Enhanced sick pay scheme
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.
All successful applicants must be able to gain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would be sponsored by Raytheon UK. For further information on the criteria to obtain this please visit -