Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

At Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS), we transform data into intelligence. As a leading systems and solutions provider of intelligence, security, and advanced information technologies to government customers in the United States and internationally, IIS provides the right knowledge at the right time, enabling our customers to make timely and accurate decisions to achieve mission goals of national significance.

Bring your talent and skills to the Raytheon IIS engineering team!

Job Description:

We have an urgent need working with industry partners for a Principal Software Engineer that has existing knowledge and experience using Java/JavaScript, scrum and test automation frameworks with proven experience in tasks specializing in software development, integration, and test. Additional experience in building micro services is needed. Candidate uses and provides creative solutions to complex technical system and software integration problems using modern DevOps/Agile process and tools. Demonstrated self-starter, but is also a good team player in the agile team environment.

The Raytheon Team is looking for candidates who have skills and competencies in one or more of the following product domains:

•Agile/DevOps methods and tools
•Dev/Ops Team Interactions
•Software development with continuous integration and automated test frameworks

?Required Skills:
•Must have a minimum of 8+ years of software development experience using Java/JavaScript, scrum and test automation frameworks. Must be a creative developer, self-starter, and good communicator that can thrive in a collaborative team environment using the latest Agile/DevOps practices and tools along with the following: software development processes; middleware infrastructure development processes, and/or adaptation database development processes
•Practical experience with Agile/scrum, continuous integration and automated test frameworks
•Experience integrating software (modules, components, subsystems) and conducting system/software integration and testing of software products
•Experience with building micro services
•Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
•Strong team-player
•Ability to coordinate with product and multi-discipline functional teams
•Extensive experience working directly with program customers and dealing diplomatically with program issues while solving difficult technical problems

Desired Skills:

Desired skills include 8+ years of experiencing using Test Driven Development (TDD) and Pair Programming development methods along with the following:

•Product development in a multi-disciplined collaborative team environment
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science in one of the following: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering

?Location: the work for this project will be at a customer site in Herndon, Virginia

A current TS/SCI security clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph is needed for this position and a bonus will be provided.

NOTE: Candidate with a current security clearance are eligible for a sign on bonus if the candidate is confirmed and the candidate is hired by Raytheon. $20,000 for a TS or higher clearance and $10,000 for a secret clearance. Clearance need to be verified.


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.