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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Software Development
Aerospace & Defense
Custom Software & Technical Consulting
Networking Software
Software Development & Design
Software Engineer II
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Raytheon | El Segundo, CA
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Job Description

Advanced software technologies are critical to Space and Airborne Systems and Raytheon's four strategic business areas--Precision Engagement, Missile Defense, Homeland Security, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

As a key contributor to all these areas, the Software Engineering Center designs, develops, and supports software systems. Our cutting-edge technologies are prime enablers of the integrated mission systems that are transforming the U.S. military and our national defense capabilities. Our ability to create synergy among varied engineering disciplines and customers provides a driving force for creative systems solutions. We have the experience necessary to become a world class provider of systems solutions and are characterized by our strong commitment to our people, disciplined processes, and customer service and solutions.

Typical job functions for the Software Engineer II position include planning, conduct, and coordination of software designs, software development, documentation, testing, and debug of software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems. Our Software Engineers apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle as well as correct program errors, prepare operating instructions, compile documentation of program development, and analyze system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent.
Required Skills:

Software development experience (i.e. internship, co-op, team based projects, etc.)

Self motivated and highly ambitious

Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting/debugging skills

Demonstrated interpersonal communication and presentation skills; verbal and written with internal and external customers .

Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals

Flexibility and openness to change

Experience with C, C++, JAVA, or MatLab

Must be able to obtain an interim Secret security clearance prior to starting

Desired Qualifications:
( Experience in one or more of the following) :

Applied experience in Unified Modeling Language (UML)

Familiarity with Agile lifecycle process

Working knowledge of UNIX

Experience with real-time operating system (RTOS), embedded programming, processor/board architecture and design

Experience with Scripting languages including Python, csh, perl, bash

Exposure to Communications Systems and theory and Signal Processing concepts

Engineering Project, Lab, and Internship and/or Co-op experience

Demonstrated verbal and written with internal and external customers.

Customer focus and collaboration skills

Knowledge of MS Office or other presentation tools

Software Testing experience including Test Driven Development

Other helpful skills include shell scripting, network protocols, concurrence, Message parsing. Relational database, airborne radar, instrumentation, lean software development and design patterns

GPA 3.0+ Preferred

Required Education (including Major):

Completion of a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics within the 18 months preceding hire date and not later than Fall of 2013.

Go further. Outdo yourself. Set a mission and accomplish it with Raytheon. As a world-leading supplier of defense and aerospace systems, Raytheon is your partner for achieving professional success. Our Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), is a world leader in integration systems and solutions for advanced missions.

As a Raytheon employee, you will enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental care, as well as Healthcare & Dependant Care Reimbursement Accounts. Your financial well-being will be supported through our saving and investment plan, stock ownership plan, and retirement benefits. Moreover, we offer flexible work arrangements and provide various other forms of employee assistance.

* Discover a place where your aspirations match your goals.
* Where talented people can make an impact.
* Where challenges are a daily occurrence and rewards always follow.

Make your next move to Raytheon!

Raytheon 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.

About Raytheon

Company Description

Raytheon at a Glance

    * Chairman and CEO: William H. Swanson

    * 72,000 employees worldwide

    * $25 billion in 2010 sales

At Raytheon, we aspire to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems supplier through world-class people and technology.

Raytheon is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Raytheon is made up of the following businesses:

Integrated Defense Systems, based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is Raytheon's leading Global Capabilities Integrator providing affordable, integrated solutions to a strong international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security

Intelligence and Information Systems, based in Garland, Texas, is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions, specializing in ground processing, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity operations, homeland security and other markets to resolve the most complex problems for our customers worldwide.

Missile Systems, based in Tucson, Arizona, designs and manufactures key weapons and critical requirements, including air-to-air, strike surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles and directed energy weapons.

Network Centric Systems, based in McKinney, Texas, develops and produces mission solutions for networking, command and control, battlespace awareness, and air traffic management.

Raytheon Professional Services, based in Dallas, Texas, is a global leader in learning services and training outsourcing. Our customers ranked us the number one outsourced training provider in HRO Magazine’s 2008 poll. We are also among the top five outsourced training providers in the Black Book HRO: Training & Learning Services.

Raytheon Technical Service Company, based in Dulles, Virginia, provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to defense, federal, international and commercial customers worldwide. We specialize in training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the Mission Support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation and counterterrorism markets.

Space and Airborne Systems, based in El Segundo, California, designs and develops integrated systems for crucial missions. Our forward-thinking technology has made us a leader among both military and civilian customers for decades.

Global Presence – with offices in 19 countries and global companies serving customers in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, Raytheon International, Inc. leads the company’s efforts to capture new overseas business, and coordinates the operations of its international locations.

Our commitment is to build an inclusive culture that recognizes uniqueness, empowers each employee values all contributions and contributors, and leverages its diverse workforce to maximize competitive advantage.