Principal Software Engineer, Section Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

The Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team is comprised of engineers in Huntsville, Alabama; McKinney, Texas; Chesapeake, Virginia; and Tewksbury, MA. The SW Section Manager will coordinate with other managers in the aforementioned locations as needed and will also work with a team of software engineers to develop and test new capabilities or to maintain existing capabilities. The Missile Defense & Surveillance Software Department strives for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base spans the entire software development life cycle and covers the complete spectrum of modern languages and computing platforms.

Job Summary:
We are currently hiring a Software Engineering (SW) Section Manager to join the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team in Huntsville, AL.

There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
The SW Section Manager will perform line management of a section of software engineers within the department, ensuring that each employee has suitable work assignments and opportunities for growth and advancement. Section management duties include:
  • Performance development and appraisal, salary and manpower planning and ensuring adherence to company policies.
  • Contributing significantly to the technical oversight of employees in support of their work assignments, and
  • Supporting a major program, including possible leadership or key individual contributor role.
The ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance is required.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or related STEM field
  • 8+ years experience with Line and / or Project Management
  • Experience developing software in a team-based development environment, preferably using Agile/SCRUM
  • Technical leadership in software development and software lifecycle activities
  • Strong experience with C++, Java or other programming languages
Qualifications We Value:
  • Cost / Schedule Management and Reporting experience
  • Customer focus and collaboration skills
  • Self-disciplined with a proven applicable technical background
  • Effective presence and influential leadership capability, with the ability to interact with senior levels of leadership effectively including customer, Raytheon teammates and suppliers
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Proven experience with software development techniques and tools
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and work well in a team
  • Familiarity with Agile software methodologies
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber, and/or Machine Learning
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field
What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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Principal Software Engineer, Section Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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