University Programs: Software Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

State College
United States

University Programs: Software Engineer I (Bachelor's Degree Level)

Bring your talent and skills to the Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) State College Engineering team! Our team is focused on providing solutions to challenging problems to enable the success of our customer's missions.
Raytheon State College provides the opportunity to work on challenging programs for the U.S. and foreign governments without living in an urban environment. The home to the Pennsylvania State University, State College is a rural community that provides access to many of the cultural and athletic activities/events of an urban metroplex in a small community setting. Many employees enjoy a commute of 5 minutes or less! Here is a short video about the State College site:

Job Description:
Software Engineers are needed on multiple mission-critical classified programs. Experience all aspects of a software development life-cycle as a member of a fast-paced team. This includes software design, implementation, and test under the direction of a more senior-level engineer, supporting customer demonstrations, and developing and executing automated software tests. Some engineers also have the opportunity to participate in installation activities both in the United States and abroad. This is some of the most important classified development and deployment work being done today.

Work as a software developer and integrator as part of a development team which utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in their fields. Specific duties include:

  • Develop, integrate, and test software to ensure proper operation of hardware and software platforms
  • Integrate a wide variety of applications from various sources and ensure they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization
  • Develop automated test and automated deployment software
  • Some candidates may also support Linux/Unix system administration activities and installation/configuration of commercial products
  • Some candidates may also support database engineering and database administration tasks
Required Experience:
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Javascript, C++, and C# on a UNIX and/or PC platform.
  • Ability to design software modules using an object-oriented approach.
  • Ability to provide direct customer interaction for the purpose of conveying software design decisions and/or performing software installation support.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
Desired Experience:
  • Practical experience with specific technologies such as databases, distributed architectures, web-based technologies, cloud technology, user interfaces/portals, and familiarity with software design/implementation tools.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Perl and Python.
  • Proficiency in DevOps technologies such as Puppet, Chef, and Docker
  • Proficiency in system administration of Linux/Unix systems
  • Proficiency in database administration, particularly Oracle, PostGres, or MongoDB
  • An understanding of agile software methodologies such as Scrum
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. (Please include your GPA on your resume and upload a copy of your most recent transcript)
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering obtained in Spring 2019 or within the last 18 months.

This position requires the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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.