Software Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Junior Software Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual and working 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 military men and women both at home and overseas.

We have an opportunity for software engineers within the Naval Radar Software Department in Marlborough, Massachusetts. The Naval Radar Software Department mission is to provide world class Surveillance Radar Software to be used in radar systems deployed on land and sea. Our software teams employ an Agile Scrum process 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.

Our 9/80 work schedule offers flexibility to help successfully balance the work/life commitments. Located on scenic Hagar Pond in Marlborough, our 168 acre facility has miles of nature trails, plus softball, basketball and volleyball courts to enjoy. It contains a large fitness center with full locker rooms, a dining center, research library and a fully staffed medical facility. The Young Adult Success Network (YESNET) is one of our employee resource groups with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development and community service.

This position is on the Radar Software Product Line (RSPL) which supports the AMDR, EASR and LTAMDS programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, debugging and fixing problems with the Radar software applications, as well as supporting software integration and verification efforts. Our radar software applications are developed using C++ programming languages running Linux or UNIX operating systems on a variety of computing platforms. There may also be travel opportunities to the remote test sites to support radar system integration.

Required Skills:

  • 1 plus years’ experience on all phases of Software Engineering including:

    • Experience with C++

    • Linux or UNIX experience

  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment, preferably Agile/SCRUM

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Existing SECRET clearance, or ability to obtain an interim clearance

  • Experience in Agile development methods, including Scrum, automated testing and continuous integration

  • Software development experience in a DoD environment

  • Radar domain knowledge

  • Strong problem solving ability

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with the following Software Tools: Rational Rhapsody, Clear Case and Team Concert, Jenkins, DOORS

  • Strong Object-Oriented Design Knowledge including UML

  • Direct experience implementing complex signal processing algorithms in C++ meeting latency and throughput performance requirements or experience in implementing complex control operations in software with defined performance timelines

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or related field

KEYWORDS: C++, Linux, UNIX, real-time software development, Agile, Scrum, digital signal processing

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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.