Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Candidate will serve as a Cloud Developer and Architect for the Alpha program in the Space Systems Business Area. The candidate will need to be familiar with all aspects of the traditional and agile Software Development processes and practices. The candidate is expected understand Amazon Web Services technologies, how to define cloud infrastructure/architecture, how to perform software development for the cloud environment, and how the typical fee structures work for cloud vendors.

**U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.**
*** This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.***

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development
  • Bachelors of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience in Object Oriented C/C++, Python.
  • Experience in Agile software development.
  • Experience with development in a cloud environment.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services technologies, especially as related to large scale data processing workloads (Hadoop, MapReduce, “Big Data”, etc).
  • Experience in full life-cycle software development, implementation, design and overall architecture.
  • Experience with software test activities.
  • Experience presenting to and interfacing with both internal and external customers.
  • US Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems.
  • Current SCI with in-scope (5yr) SSBI ORTop Secret with in-scope (5yr) SSBI.
Desired Skills:
  • Masters of Science degree (M.S.) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience with development on large ground stations.
  • Experience with mico-services architecture.
  • Experience with design and implementation of cloud infrastructure environments, private (VMware, OpenStack) and/or public (AWS).
  • Experience with infrastructure build automation tools and technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, CloudFormation, and/or Terraform.
  • Knowledge of container technology (Docker).
  • Experience with space command and control
  • Understanding of software development best practices and processes.
  • Knowledge of MS Office or other presentation tools.
This position has been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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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.