Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Advanced software technologies are critical to Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems’ strategic business areas – Advanced Concepts & Technologies (ACT), Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS), Integrated Communication Systems (ICS), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Secure Sensor Solutions (S3), and Space Systems (SS).
Our Space Programs lead the industry in demonstrating the speed and agility required for next generation responsive space missions. A qualified candidate for the Space Programs will apply technical principles, theories, and concepts associated with software development and design for Object Oriented embedded systems. Primary responsibilities include requirements management/development, software architecting and preliminary design. Additional responsibilities include: software development of command, control, and telemetry of various space-based sensors and control mechanisms, and unit and module software test activities.

The candidate must be a self-starter, have the ability to work independently, and the ability to manage personal workload to meet assigned deadlines. The candidate should have experience successfully working in an Agile collaborative environment. The candidate will be involved with the planning, conduct, and coordination of software designs, software architecture, and documentation.

***Position requires US Citizenship as candidate will be required to have a US Security Clearance day one of employment***

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development.
  • BS or higher degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent.
  • Experience in full life-cycle software development, implementation, design and overall architecture.
  • Expertise writing Software Requirements Specifications and Preliminary design development.
  • Experience architecting large micro-service based architectures.
  • Experience with software test activities including developing software integration and test plans for large scale systems.
  • Experience presenting to and interfacing with both internal and external customers.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Ability to access US only data systems.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • MS or higher degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent.
  • Experience in Object Oriented C/C++.
  • Experience in Agile software development.
  • 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.