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Principle Software Engineer

Raytheon is a premier engineering company which provides technical solutions in software development and systems engineering that address security challenges and strengthen our customers. Raytheon hires industry-leading professionals, and we treat them like industry-leading professionals. We bring exceptional talent to an array of missions that includes computer network operations, vulnerabilities, characterization, information assurance, and emerging technologies to expand cybersecurity solutions.

Job Description:
The Principle Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade- offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. Work environments include: EU2 Virtual Desktop, MACHINESHOP, Atlassian Stack, OpenShift, Rancher and Docker.

Fourteen (14) years of experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
Four (4) years of which shall have been on government projects. Experience developing and maintaining software systems in a Windows or Linux Development Environment. Experience reviewing and testing components for software design.
Seven (7) of years of experience integrating systems developed using agile and/or spiral development models.

Highly Desired Skills and Technologies (subsets vary by specific positions): HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Java, JMS, Chrome, Firefox, IE, NoSQL, Microservices Architecture

Desired Skills and Technologies (subsets vary by specific positions): SlickGrid, Groovy, Jasmine, SWING, Spring, Angular, Web Messaging, Cytoscape, Netty, REST, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Groovy, Junit, Visual Studio, Python, Sonar, GitLab, Confluence, Jenkins, JIRA, Bamboo, Rancher, Docker, Puppet, OpenShift, Selenium, SOAP-UI, Eggplant, Jmeter, JAWS, FireEyes, Compliance Sheriff, Lucene, and Google-Chrome Accessibility Developer Tools, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Hazelcast, Vert.x.

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Qualified applicants subject to a U.S. Government security background investigation and must meet minimum eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
United States
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