Software Engineer I - 2020 Grads! - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Calling 2020 Grads! These position have 2020 start dates.

Are you interested in joining a community of dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for a new opportunity in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual and problem solving in a team setting? Our company is focused on achieving excellence through thought and team work while leveraging individual diversity. Our team makes a difference in protecting our actively serving military men and women both at home and overseas.

We have an opportunity for an entry level software engineer within the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software Department in Huntsville, Alabama in support of multiple programs and/or Internal Research and Development (IRAD) projects. Our software teams employ a combination of traditional and Agile Scrum processes to rapidly design, code, and integrate capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.

The successful candidate will be integrated into a small to medium sized software team performing software development, integration, and testing of real-time systems. The candidate will be responsible for hands-on technical work including designing, implementing, debugging and resolving problems with the real-time software applications, as well as supporting software integration and verification efforts. Our software applications are developed using the C++ programming language executing on a variety of computing platforms running Linux/Unix operating systems.

Our software is developed and delivered incrementally using traditional as well as Agile development methods, including Scrum, automated testing, and continuous integration. The candidate may be an active participant on a Scrum team, performing development tasks independently.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

• Enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in a challenging, dynamic, and fast paced environment
• Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories, and concepts of Software Engineering
• Develop solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope
• Contribute to the completion of program and project milestones under the guidance of immediate supervisor
• Work closely with and communicate effectively with other team members to achieve program success
• Established verbal and written communication skills to successfully support peer reviews and associated software system documentation

Required Skills:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate (or completed a degree no more than 18 months prior to start date) with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering, or related engineering field.
  • Implementation of a classroom or professional project using C/C++ and/or Java/J2EE on a Unix/Linux or Windows operating system
  • Experience with standard MS-Office tools for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with software development tools; code editors, debuggers, code generators, and test
  • Experience with or knowledge of modern software design methodologies
  • Experience with or knowledge of Agile software development
  • Knowledge of or experience with UML for software design
  • Experience in Graphical User Interface design and implementation
  • Experience with development using the Java programming language
  • Experience with scripting languages (perl, python, javascript, etc)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0+
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or other related degree.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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.