Sr Software Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Chesapeake, VA 23322
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Requisition ID 175760BR
Date updated 17-Feb-2021
CE40 Sr Software Engineer II/CE41 Principal Software Engineer

Note: This is a position for experienced professionals. If you have completed your degree within the last 18 months please apply to RTX College jobs:

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At Raytheon Technologies (RTX), we are defining the future of aerospace and defense with ambitious technologies that push the limits of known science. Our technologies help our customers take on the world's biggest challenges.

Job Summary:

We are currently hiring a Sr/Principal Software Engineer to join the Relocatable-Over-The-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) team in Chesapeake, VA.

ROTHR is an established program with a broad variety of complex sub-systems and technologies that range from mainframes, Windows client/server, and Linux clusters, to embedded Linux with custom FPGA processing. ROTHR is part of the Missile Defense and Surveillance Systems Engineering team. As a member of the team, the Senior Software Engineer will provide support and ongoing enhancements to operational high-frequency surveillance radars located in Virginia, Texas, and Puerto Rico.

The Software Engineer role will encompass, to varying degrees, all phases of the software engineering life cycle. The Software Engineer will work as both an individual contributor and team member using Agile development practices. A willingness and desire to work across engineering domains, the ability to learn new skills, and quickly adapt to changing environments is necessary.

Software development is primarily in the C/C++ languages. Some software tasks may involve LabVIEW and OpenVMS FORTRAN. Git and GitLab are used for version control. Cross-domain engineering tasks may consist of embedded Linux kernel customization, writing or modifying Linux kernel modules, drivers, low-level application interfaces to FPGA firmware resources, and the low-level configuration of single-board computer systems.

The Software Engineer will support software installations, upgrades, and testing at each of the radar sites, therefore, occasional short-term travel may be required. The Software Engineer will utilize excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in order to successfully interface with engineering team members, site technicians, operations personnel, management, and internal and external customers.

This position can be a salary grade G09 or G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

The ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance is required within one year from date of hire. Except in rare circumstances, U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a U.S security clearance.

Must be able to obtain access to U.S. DoD installations.

Required Skills/Experience:
Ability to obtain access to U.S. DoD installations
6+ years of professional software engineering
2+ years of professional C/C++ software programming
Strong preference for embedded software development, Windows and Linux

Ability to obtain U.S. security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are able to obtain a security clearance.

Required Education:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or related STEM field.

Desired Skills/Experience:
8+ years of professional software engineering
4+ years of professional C/C++ software programming
Recent or current active U.S. security clearance
Radar and digital signal processing techniques
Developing software utilizing the Eclipse environment
Real-time multi-threaded software development
Software design phase of Software Engineering and creation of UML diagrams
Data analysis using MATLAB or Octave
Software development experience using LabVIEW
Linux kernel customization, kernel modules, and device drivers
Configuring embedded Linux systems and application software
Open Embedded and Yocto tool chains
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or related STEM field

KEYWORDS: c, c++, software engineering, windows, linux, radar, signal processing, kernel modules, device drivers, embedded, embedded linux, yocto, real-time, multi-thread software, systems, eclipse, developing, developer, git, gitlab, open vms fortran, matlab, octave, labview, fpga firmware, vhdl, Verilog, digital, analog, test

At Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that is shared by Raytheon Technologies employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon Technologies offers a robust total rewards package that goes beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon Technologies offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon Technologies' Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.
Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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