Senior Software Engineer (Web Services) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Do you like to code for fun? So do we!

Come join our diverse team of software engineers and data scientists to develop and a cutting-edge real-time logistics and supply chain software system which provides situational awareness (diagnosis), future state prediction (prognosis) and resilience at unprecedented scale and speed.

Who we are
Sixty years ago, BBN Technologies (BBN) played a central role in creating ARPANet, the forerunner of the modern Internet. BBN continues to be the nation's premier research institution for advanced technologies applied to defense and national security problems. We partner with the best technical talent in academia and industry to challenge the status quo, pioneer new technologies, and create transformative solutions.

Located in Arlington, VA, our world-class team works with a broad range of Government agencies to solve problems that are both technically challenging and have a real operational impact. We use this technology to build modern, Java-based software applications for data fusion, modeling, and AI. Our techniques can be applied to a wide variety of applications, including merging disparate data sets into a common lexicon to perform entity resolution and semantic search, eliciting detailed mission models from analysts in order to perform hypothesis management and optimized orchestrated collection, and building causal models from disparate data to support course of action projections.

What you will do
•Design a scalable micro-services architecture as the backbone for orchestrating sophisticated machine reasoning and data analytic components across the enterprise
•Develop and optimize distributed software for knowledge representation, storage, and query systems for high performance
•Produce sophisticated web services software in a fast-paced agile team environment
•Be part of a team designing a revolutionary, next-generation logistics program targeted for deployment into global enterprise operations

What you will gain
•Practical application of your development skills to real-world customer challenges
•Experience solving pressing research problems for high-visibility US Government customers, like DARPA
•An aptitude for explaining complex concepts to customers and collaborators
•Expertise and experience in the fast growing logistics domain

What you need
•BS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline and 5 years of experience
•Expertise building advanced microservice architectures using Spring Boot, Axon, or related frameworks
•Proficiency in Java and the Java-based development ecosystem
•Comfort with modern software configuration management tools (git, Gradle, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
•Willingness to apply and be granted a US Government security clearance. US citizenship required

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME (or a Plus)
•Experience designing logistics software or logistics subject matter expertise
•Familiarity with Semantic AI Technologies, including Knowledge Graphs and Machine Reasoning

Why Us
Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our clients. Our culture enables all employees to find purpose, thrive, and succeed. By creating an environment where all opinions are valued, risk taking is encouraged, and excellence is rewarded, we allow our employees to do their best, most important work.

If you have a growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, Come Join Our Team! We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentives, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid time off, and many other employee benefits and discounts.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security 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.