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Raytheon Company | Waltham, Massachusetts
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Job Description


What We Do

We develop custom system level software, including device drivers, firmware, embedded applications, protocol stacks, board support packages, and custom interfaces. We specialize in wireless communications for military and embedded systems. We tackle hard problems and exceed customer expectations while delivering quality results. What you achieve at Raytheon impacts communication and mission critical systems around the world.

How You Can Help

We are seeking an entry level Software Development professional that will participate and support in system-level development (device drivers, firmware, and embedded systems) to serve as a key member of the engineering team. This individual will participate in developing and supporting user mode applications, device drivers, and firmware for a wide variety of systems, including networking and communication hardware and software products. These responsibilities include the design and development of protocols and algorithms for a variety of technologies, including USB, PCI, 802.11/WLAN, Ethernet, VoIP, Bluetooth, cellular/wireless, and/or broadband communications. This individual must be able to communicate effectively with clients and be attentive to customer satisfaction.

Required Skills:

·C - programming experience

·Excellent written and verbal communications skills

·Strong debugging skills

·Superior problem solving abilities

·Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Required Education: Bachelors or Masters in Computer Engineering, or Computer Science obtained within the past 18 month or by May 2018. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. Please include a copy of your transcript.

Desired Skills (not required)

·Windows Kernel and/or Driver Programming experience (XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8) or current Linux Kernel and/or Driver programming experience.


·Embedded Linux

·Experience with multiple Linux distributions (Montavista, Ubuntu, OpenEmbedded, Red Hat, Buildroot, etc.)

·Embedded Linux development for a variety of platforms (ARM, MIPS, x86, PowerPC, etc.) and board support packages.

·Experience writing software that interfaces with hardware (one or more of the following: device drivers, firmware, embedded systems).

·Experience with real time and multithreaded applications

·Experience performing architectural definition, documentation, and development at the system level

·Reverse Engineering (IDA Pro, Ollydbg, etc.)

·Communication protocol experience (designing, implementing)

·Experience writing software that interfaces with hardware (one or more of the following: device drivers, firmware, embedded systems)

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

***Great opportunity for current seniors in college or recent college graduates. If you are not a current college senior, or a recent college graduate, please visit our other opportunities at apply!***


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

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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