Sign-on Bonus up to $40K - Sr Software Architect - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Colorado?

Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

Our facility in Aurora, CO offers amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, cafeteria, collaboration rooms and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, employee appreciation lunches, bonus opportunities, and great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few. Click here to view a brief video and learn more:

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to 40k for a candidate with a current TS/SCI that can be verified and hired at Raytheon.

Program Description:
The AMS program is a special access program which provides ground system development, integration, operations and sustainment. AMS is seeking a talented software engineering architect to join our team. The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object-oriented methodologies. Candidates should have ability to work well on a team and independently.

Responsibilities include:

Develop, integrate and deploy large-scale, high-performance SIGINT, GEOINT and Multi-INT systems

  • Implement latest methodologies to provide quality to the customer using DevOps
  • Develop, integrate and deploy large-scale, high-performance SIGINT, GEOINT and Multi-INT systems
  • Provide large-scale information processing, information integration and visualization systems for intelligence, satellite and space-based programs for commercial and intelligence customers
  • Support, and maintain intelligence systems for customers worldwide
    Develop, modernize and manage critical infrastructure and applications for the intelligence customers
  • Thought leadership in constellation management, common ground and integrated enterprise management solutions
  • A leader in establishing, communicating and following SW processes and procedures for development, architectural compliance, documentation, external and internal interfaces, and other software engineering work products/artifacts
  • Providing software architecture, preliminary design and detailed design
    Works closely with the systems design team to implement all aspects of the system
  • Skilled at translating Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and DoDAF artifacts into software designs
  • Defining and implementing software prototypes to demonstrate capabilities and burn down risk
  • Defining SW tasks & schedules
  • Interaction with customers and users effectively and professionally
  • Mentoring of developers on development lifecycle
  • Skilled and understanding and designing software interfaces
  • Object-oriented Java design, coding and application of architectural design patterns
  • Troubleshooting software problems and provide solutions across the development team
  • Multi-disciplinary team player
  • Proven ability to complete assigned tasks to achieve program milestones
  • Ability to communicate complex and diverse engineering topics to achieve team consensus

The candidate must be a US Citizen who has a current US Government DoD Top Secret / Special Compartment Information / Single Scope Background Investigation

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years working experience in object-oriented software design and development
  • Experience with the entire software lifecycle (preliminary design through maintenance phases) using Agile / DevOPS development approaches
  • Minimum 5 years prior experience serving as a software architect with on a medium or large program
  • Experience with Mission Management, Planning and Scheduling, or Command and Control
  • Strong experience with JAVA on LINUX/UNIX
  • Experience with COTS/FOSS Integration
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including mentoring of teammates
  • Demonstrated decision making, including the ability to provide justification of decisions
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including experience with customer interaction and end-user engagement including preparing and presenting status information and technical material

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with integrating custom software onto harden platforms using Docker container strategies
  • Experience with JAVASCRIPT
  • Experience with REST web services
  • Experience with automated build systems (GIT) or Automated testing tools (Cucumber, Gherkin)
  • Experience with DevOPS continuous delivery and delivery pipeline
  • Experience with Enterprise Architect, and Altassian management tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Familiarity with providing Basis of Estimates and software bids

Required Education:
Bachelor of Science, BS in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Math and 6 years of relevant work experience.

$20K for hires with a current/active Top Secret/SCI clearance



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.