Sr Principal Software Eng - Technical Lead - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description:
The Software Engineering Center is seeking an enthusiastic and highly capable software engineer with a recent track record of successfully developing real time embedded software as a technical lead and/or subject matter expert. The ideal candidate will employ Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) software development processes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contribute to the development of new principles and concepts.
  • Work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious
  • Work effectively and contribute significantly during all phases of the software development life-cycle
  • Develop real-time embedded software in C and/or Ada
  • Show highly exceptional investigation and trouble-shooting skills to assess issues and develop resolutions to them
  • Work proactively to complete tasks with minimal oversight direction
  • Communicate effectively with team members across multiple disciplines, functional areas, project management, and customers
  • Strongly contribute to program and customer meetings and reviews
  • Function as a Team Lead, Technical Lead, and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) in fields of knowledge and expertise to other team members

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ experience developing embedded software utilizing C, C++, Ada or related tools/languages
  • Extensive experience with developing and integrating real time embedded software
  • Hardware / software integration experience
  • Good experience with Green Hills Integrity, VxWorks or equivalent development tools
  • Strong experience in every phase of the software development life-cycle
  • Strong working knowledge of Software Development Processes
  • Clearance req’d day 1 AND role requires access to US only data
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • Must have a current final DOD Secret Clearance to start and a proven ability to be accessed to Special Access Programs *

* 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 Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Radar Software Architecture, Signal processing or Data processing
  • Experience with developing and integrating software for advanced Air-to-Surface or Air-to-Air radar modes
  • Experience with Continuous Integration methodologies
  • Technical and/or team leadership experience
  • Knowledge and experience with earned value management techniques

Required Education:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in technical major (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Math, Physics, etc.) from an accredited University

**This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons**

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.