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***Successful candidate must have graduated from an accredited University or College within the last 18 months***

Do new ideas and technology thrill you?
Do people call you an overachiever?

Do you enjoy facing new development challenges and working in dynamic teams?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic "yes!" then you may be the person we’re looking for to join our innovative team as a Software Engineer.

The Software Engineering Center (SEC) provides software engineering, integration and test expertise on missiles, launchers,fire control and other complex systems.Our central focus is real-time software development, integration, test and validation activities for these systems within RMS.We provide engineering design processes, standards and test expertise to Raytheon's current programs, along with new system technology development.We ensure that our customers' requirements are implemented, tested, validated and integrated into deployed systems throughout the world.

Raytheon Missile Systems VP:Tucson's bright future

Additional information about RMS andTucson, AZ

Typical job functions include participation on collaborative, cross-disciplined integrated product teams, employing agile software development techniques and tools to plan, design, develop, test, and integrate complex software and systems solutions.We are responsible for delivering the embedded code for all RMS products.Our software boots the processor, tests the system, communicates with external entities, and executes the customer’s mission.

NOTE: This position can be a Salary Grade G06 (Software Engineer I) or Salary Grade G07 (Software Engineer II) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the education requirements for the position.**ERIP Eligible for G07 position only**

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

· Knowledge of modern software languages – C, C++, Java, Unix and UNIX derivatives, MatLab and other analysis tools

· College coursework should include C/C++ or Java

· 1 year of calculus, physics and computer science studies that include assembly level programming

· Data structures and algorithms

· Systems software design and operating systems and architectures

· U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

· Experience with scripting languages (Perl, Python, Bash, etc) is a plus

· Holding a current Secret clearance is a plus

· Internships or cooperative work assignments in an applicable embedded software development environment or DoD environment is a plus.

· Strong analytical skills

· Math classes beyond Calculus such as Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Engineering Mathematics

· Computer Science classes such as Operating Systems and Compiler Design

· Electrical Engineering classes related to embedded systems design

· Must have good interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills.

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor or Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Physics from an ABET accredited curriculum with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a desired GPA of 3.3 or higher.

The Job Title for a Bachelor of Science degree is a Software Engineer I (G06). The Job Title for a Master of Science degree is a Software Engineer II (G07).

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Interested job seekers must apply online at www.raytheon.com/campus to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

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Requisition ID 99136BR
Date updated 06/28/2017
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Missile Systems

· 2013 sales: $6 billion

· 14,000 employees

· Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona

· World's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems

· More than 1 million missiles produced since 1954

· Broad weapons portfolio

· Missiles

· Smart munitions

· Projectiles

· Kinetic kill vehicles

· Directed energy weapons

· Customers: All U.S. military services; allied forces of more than 40 countries

· Strong commitment to the global marketplace

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Engineering & Sciences


Work Location
AZ - Tucson

About Raytheon Company

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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