University Programs: Software Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

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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to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.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:
The Software Engineering Center is seeking an enthusiastic and highly capable Software Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for analyzing complex requirements, develop large scale software (board support package, libraries and applications), performing unit level and integration testing using state of the art tools for embedded applications. Understand complex software architecture in order to analyze and fix defects reported during software development phases and at customer site. Ability to understand and employ Raytheon software development process during each phase of the software development cycle.

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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Required Skills:
  • 1-2 years' experience developing embedded software utilizing C, C++, Ada or related tools/languages (either at school such academic project experience, or combined school and work experience, i.e. internship, co-op, etc.)
  • Completed coursework in the following areas:
  • Calculus for Engineers and Scientists
  • Physics for Engineers and Scientists
  • Software engineering
  • Candidate should have appropriate courses and experience (work or school projects) that have prepared them to undertake real work and make a meaningful contribution in a professional software engineering environment
  • Candidate should be proficient with general purpose computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to obtain an Interim Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • 1-2 Years Previous Software related co-op / internship experience
  • 1-2 Years working knowledge and experience in multiple phases of the software development life-cycle
  • Completed coursework or equivalent knowledge/experience in following areas:
  • Software Architecture, Signal processing, Data processing or related engineering activities
  • Agile/Lean, Continuous Integration, and similar development techniques
  • Software Integration
  • Assembly language
  • Algorithmic Fundamentals
  • Green Hills Integrity, VxWorks or equivalent development tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills and work habits
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge towards assigned tasks
  • Ability to work well independently and in teams
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in customer interface and customer presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and highly ambitious
  • SAP/SAR Clearances
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)
Required Education (including major):
  • Must have a MS / MA with a major in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, or other related field by Summer 2020 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

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.