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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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***Great opportunity for current graduate students or recent graduates of a graduate program. If you are not a current student or a recent graduate, please visit our other opportunities at www.raytheon.com/careers and apply!***

Job Description:

Are you inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, make design decisions, and generate new ideas that will push products above and beyond?
Raytheon Applied Signal Technology has a need for a Software Engineer to design, build, and maintain advanced high-capacity systems that process modern high-speed communications for the US intelligence community.
The successful candidate will work with other experienced engineering staff in the Sunnyvale, CA office to develop and deliver cutting-edge engineering solutions for the protection of our country. The successful candidate also has strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Required Skills:

  • Training or experience in software development using C, C++, or Java
  • Experience scripting with modern languages such as Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and object-oriented principles
  • Familiarity with development in Linux/Unix environments
  • Experience and/or coursework in the areas of Networks, Algorithms, or Machine Learning
  • Experience working both in a team environment and individually
  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance (U.S. citizenship is required)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • U.S. Citizenship is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within one year of start date.

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of software development process including requirements, documentation, source control, and testing
  • Experience with Linux/Unix development, system administration, and shell scripting
  • Experience using version control or source code management tools (e.g., Git, Subversion, Synergy)
  • Knowledge of telecommunications, data communications systems, wireless communications concepts and/or signal processing fundamentals
  • Knowledge of machine learning concepts, such as linear algebra, error analysis, supervised/unsupervised learning, natural language processing
  • Experience with numerical analysis tools and libraries (e.g., MATLAB, NumPy, pandas)
  • Effective, demonstrable communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively on diverse multi-discipline teams

Required Education: Must have a MS / MA with a major in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.


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


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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