University Programs: Software Engineering Intern - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Fort Wayne
United States

***Great opportunity for current college students entering their Junior or Senior year by Fall 2020 or college graduate students (entering or currently enrolled) in a graduate program by Fall 2020. If you are not a current college or graduate student, please visit our other opportunities at and apply!***

As a Defense Contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of Security Clearance and Special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

Job Description:
Are you a College or University student interested in a software engineering internship opportunity 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 talented students 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 work with Raytheon professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees. You will spend the summer in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

As a member of software team, typical job functions include:

  • Support of the software team with the requirements, design, coding, build process, data analysis, and tools maintenance in their specific program area on a variety of software development environments and platforms.
  • Collaborating with the some of the best engineers in the aerospace industry working on real-time embedded, tactical airborne systems, or complex application software products providing planning services and real time decision aids/services to our customers.
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Required Skills:
  • Completed or planned coursework or equivalent knowledge/experience in the following areas: Programming in C and/or C++ and/or Java, Calculus for Engineers and Scientists.
  • Candidate should be proficient with general purpose computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
Desired Skills:
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying).
  • Previous Software related co-op / internship experience.
  • Completed or planned coursework or equivalent knowledge/experience in following areas:
  • Real-Time Embedded programming
  • Software Engineering / Software life cycle
  • Agile/Lean development techniques
  • Software Integration
  • Assembly language
  • Signal Processing
  • Algorithmic Fundamentals
  • Experience with HTML5 Web Development (preferably JavaScript Angular, jQuery, or other similar frameworks)
Required Education (including major):
  • Currently pursuing a BS / BA degree from a 4-year University and entering as a college Junior or Senior year OR pursuing a MS / MA / PhD by Fall 2020. Must be working towards a Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering Major, or equivalent technical discipline. Must be appropriate grade level listed above.

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.