Principal Software Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
An opportunity exists within the Command & Control, Radar and Mobile Sensors Software department in Tewksbury, MA for a Principal Software Engineer.

The Command & Control, Radar and Mobile Sensors Software department contributes to the success of Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) by providing NoDoubt software solutions throughout the product lifecycles of some of RMDs most rapidly transportable world class radar, missile, command & control, and homeland defense systems. The department is a critical source of support for a variety of new technology initiatives and internal research and development (R&D) efforts. Some of the programs supported by the departments include Qatar ADOC, Zumwalt, DBR, NASAMS, and multiple IRAD.

Candidate will be an integral part of the Software team as a network, integration and test engineer. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining, debugging and fixing problems with the SW application, the network configuration, as well as supporting integration efforts. The SW application is built on an IBM ClearCase environment, specifically using a Linux/UNIX (Redhat, HPUX and IBM) platform, utilizing mainly C++/JAVA programming languages. The candidate shall also be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems, with solutions that are imaginative, thorough, and practicable, and consistent with organization objectives, work under only general direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on all phases Software development lifecycle, tools, and methodologies.
  • Converting software requirements and specifications into logical design artifacts, development of software code, unit testing of code, and analysis of software defect
  • Support generation of documentation to include: software development folders, design presentations, and problem reports
  • Provide network and test string configuration support to the team
  • Integration of software from multiple SW IPTs
  • Determine failure root cause, develop, design and implement solutions
  • Analyze system performance vs. technical requirements, research and make SW/Systems improvement recommendations
  • Able to travel periodically to support integration sites

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of overall experience in a SW Development or SW Integration role
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering or related STEM degree.
  • Experience in Unix or Linux Operating Systems
  • Prior C++ or JAVA programming experience
  • U.S. Citizen required

    Desired Skills:
  • High energy, self starting team player who achieves goals and continuous improvement
  • Prior SCRUM/Agile Development experience
  • Familiarity with the following SW Tools: Rational Tool Concert (RTC), ClearCase, DOORS, MATLAB, Jenkins, Google Test
  • Command and Control, Radar or Weapons system, Cyber Security domain knowledge



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Tewksbury, MA 01876

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