Senior Back-end Software Engineer (Apps) - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-28
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Fort Wayne
Indiana
United States

Are you a dynamic and experienced software engineering leader and developer interested in an opportunity to work in the Midwest in Fort Wayne, IN?

Then join our Raytheon team and contribute to programs that save lives and enable the freedoms we enjoy. Every day at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) our extraordinary engineers are empowered for excellence and inspired to invent in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

Our dynamic and diverse engineers develop demanding, trusted, superior solutions to make the world a safer place. We are looking for a proven and progressive leader to join our Software Engineering Center team in Fort Wayne, IN.

SAS is a leading provider of integrated sensor, communication and electronic warfare systems giving military forces accurate and timely actionable information for the network-centric battlefield. You will continue your career working on cutting-edge technology for SAS by day, while in your free time you can explore the many cultural, entertainment and outdoor wonders that make the Midwest so unique.

Raytheon offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k), paid holidays and paid time off. In addition, this position is eligible for relocation assistance.

You will work with Raytheon professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees. You will continue your career in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

We are looking to hire a Senior Back-end Software Engineer (Apps) to join our team of Software Engineers that are developing and maintaining the critical capabilities which arm and defend our warfighters. Working in the Space and Airborne Systems business unit of Raytheon, you can contribute to cutting edge technologies across surface, air, cyber and space domains, supporting precision engagement, missile defense, homeland security, integrated communications, electronic warfare, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.


Typical job functions include:

  • Participation on collaborative, cross-discipline integrated product teams, employing agile software development techniques and tools to plan, design, develop, test, and integrate complex application software products (planning services and real time decision aids/services) which our customers use to manage, and control assets in the field.
  • Work on Advanced Command and Control Applications leveraging Web services, messaging protocols between systems, graphical interface design, plug in infrastructures, HTML5, and advanced visualization techniques.
  • Being responsible for some or all of the software portion of the product, contributing as a software team member and possibly directing a small software team. Responsibilities span the full lifecycle of product development, from requirements analysis, through architecture and design, implementation, integration and test, and off site customer and supplier integration and test activities.

*Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of work related experience with application software; see examples in desired skills..
  • BS / BA from an ABET accredited university with a major in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics, or related field.
  • Software development experience with Java, C#, or related languages.
  • Prior experience in Software Architecture and some lead responsibilities.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required
  • Must be able to get SECRET Clearance within first year of employment


Desired Skills:

  • Experience spanning software design, implementation, testing, and system integration.
  • Experience with developing and debugging TCP/IP based interfaces such as REST, RPC, Web Sockets and custom interfaces.
  • Experience with JavaScript front end frameworks like Angular/Ember/React/Vue.js.
  • Experience with Web Development and modern tooling such as CSS, sass, less, Webpack.
  • Experience with Eclipse and OSGi/Eclipse Plugin Framework.
  • Experience with Cesium, Google Earth and/or other Mapping/GIS software
  • Experience working with EW Sensors/Sensor Networks.
  • Experience with creating Docker Images for application containerization.
  • Experience with basic Web Server security and deployment.
  • Familiarity with Agile lifecycle process including Scrum, Continuous Integration, and Test Driven Development Methodologies.
  • Support occasional travel to integration and test events at customer sites.
  • Experience leading small team of software engineers.
  • Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics or related field.

We are pursuing top talent to join the Raytheon team and support our vision to be “One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place”. In addition to maintaining a strong portfolio of core capabilities, we continue to expand globally and innovate in our growth markets. Opportunities exist to work alongside and be mentored by the best and the brightest engineers and scientists on innovative teams which are providing the most advanced research and development capabilities to solve the most complex problems.

We have been recognized across industry with accolades such as:
• One of the top ten “Best Companies for Women to Work” by IEEE Women in Engineering magazine
• Among the “Best Places to Launch a Career” by Business Week magazine
• A “Top 50 Employer” by readers of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.