HWIL-RF, Sr Principal Software Eng

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where youll be part of a global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We are able to accomplish this feat because our employees live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

We know that a diverse company is a strong company. The people of Raytheon Technologies come from different backgrounds. We value our different perspectives and styles of tackling the worlds most complex challenges and toughest threats. Through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), our employees are empowered to impact business results, build professional networks, advocate for causes that matter to them and contribute to their local communities. Diversity of thought is critical to the future of innovation. We leverage these unique voices to generate solutions toward a united and singular purpose: to define the future of aerospace.

The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) is within the Systems Integration & Test directorate at RMD. The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) includes all of the engineering disciplines responsible for systems design & test on all Raytheon Missile Defense (RMD) products. Our engineers are responsible for all elements of the development lifecycle for test including: test requirements, test system design, flight simulations, hardware-in-the-loop, computerin-the-loop, advanced engineering prototyping technology, flight operations for manned and unmanned vehicles, environmental testing, environmental characterization and engineering laboratory management. We are hands-on, designing with the latest technology and tools, and integrate state of the art test solutions with the most advanced engineering systems in the world.
The Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) RF Systems Department has the responsibility to design, develop, and maintain complex engineering test systems (missile flight simulators) that operate real-time and closed-loop with the weapons hardware and software.
We are looking for candidates willing to collaborate, innovate, and team with our engineers to generate and use cutting-edge technology from design to implementation.

This position is for a Sr Principal Software Engineer, G11, who has the educational and professional experience in the leadership, development, and implementation of software teams and applications. Contributing to the development of new principles and concepts, resolving unusually complex technical software problems, providing solutions that are innovative and provide rapid and efficient test environments. Assignments are often self-initiated and the candidate determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Follows or recommends changes to department processes and procedures. Reviews software products for soundness of technical judgment and adequacy. Provides guidance and mentoring to up-and-coming engineers. Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Serves as a team lead and spokesperson on advanced projects and programs.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree (BS) in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in software design, development and testing using C++ or closely related software language.
  • Six (6) or more years of experience leading software development teams
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters Degree (MS) or PH.D. in Computer Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • Experience developing software for real-time operating environments
  • Experience working with the Linux operating system, or closely related operating systems
  • Experience working with software configuration management principles and tools
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment
  • Previous experience developing in an object-oriented software environment


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HWIL-RF, Sr Principal Software Eng

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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