Software Engineering Lead

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Fulton, MD 20759

Software Section Manager/Principal Software Engineer

Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD) in Fulton, MD is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to be responsible for motivating a small team of engineers and serving as mentor, leader, and coding partner in software for distributed systems.

As a Software Section Manager you will provide technical direction and maintain accountability of performance and behaviors of engineers in your section, and be actively engaged in the technical and/or programmatic aspects of programs within the business. This includes providing engineering stakeholder input and direction to ensure that cost, schedule, technical performance, and risk management comply with program needs. Additionally, you will ensure optimal resources (personnel and assets) are dedicated to programs, develop career and growth paths for engineers in your section, perform other functional duties in support of the normal operations, and also provide cost estimates for proposal activities including basis of estimates (BOEs). The successful candidate will also execute in a direct technical capacity as an individual contributor to software development.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 8+ years experience in software development using JAVA and/or C++.
  • Technical leadership experience to a small team of engineers
  • Experience with full lifecycle development including exposure to software requirements, design, development, integration and test.
  • Experience in software development using Object Oriented Design methodologies.
  • Experience using SW Development tools.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
Desired Skills:
  • Strong oral & written communication skills & proven leadership skills.
  • Ability to react to change, handles tasks productively, & achieves results in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to engage & build positive relationships with both customers & internal & external employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to document designs.
  • Experience with cost/schedule management (Earned Value Management, etc.)
  • Travel - up to 25% (when travel resumes)
Required Education:
  • B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related engineering discipline

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon Technologies, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers 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 Raytheon Technologies offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."
- Thomas A. Kennedy
Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer



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