Principal Software Engineer - Radar Software Development - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Requisition ID 140549BR
Date updated 05/15/2019
Principal Software Engineer - Radar Software Development

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join the Command & Control, Radar and Mobile Sensors Software team in Fullerton, CA.

Our Command and Control and Battlefield Radar (C2BFR) Software team is the focal point for radar software development including target detection, tracking, identification/classification and calibration/diagnostics.

The Principal Software Engineer will be responsible for supporting multiple programs and multiple platforms. The Principal Software Engineer will be expected to perform as individual contributors working as part of a high performing Integrated Product Team. Tasks will include software design, software development, software debugging, integration and testing.

There may be travel opportunities to sites across the country to support system integration and test activities. This position requires an active secret clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in all phases of software engineering
  • Experience developing Java, C, C++ and/or Ada applications
  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems such as Linux, Sun OS or Unit HP UX
  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment, preferably Agile/SCRUM
  • Strong verbal communication
  • This position requires an active secret clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
  • Flexibility for short-term travel.

Required Education:
BS or MS with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering, or related engineering field.

Desired Skills:
  • Broad real-time development experience (high performance, multi-threaded embedded software designs)
  • Prior experience with Defense Radar Design and/or Development programs
  • Design experience in the following radar system areas: receiver, exciter, waveforms, digital beamforming, signal processing, and/or calibration and diagnostics.
  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment, preferably Agile/SCRUM
  • Advanced experience developing with C++ using object oriented design
  • Experience with Matlab tool usage
  • DOORS Requirements Management experience
  • Software development experience in a Department of Defense environment
  • Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter and ability to lead development, integration and test activities

KEYWORDS: C, C++, ADA, Linux, Sun OS, Unit HP UX, Java, OOD, real-time software development, Agile, Scrum, Matlab

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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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.