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University Programs: Junior Software Engineer – Backend
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Raytheon Company | Sunnyvale, California
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Job Description

***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 www.raytheon.com/careersand apply!***

As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance and special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

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.

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 Sunnyvale, CA to develop and deliver cutting-edge engineering solutions for the protection of our country. The successful candidate 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 a high-level programming language such as C++, Java, or Python.
  • Familiarity with developing in Linux/Unix environments
  • Experience working both in a team environment and individually
  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of software development process concepts including requirements, documentation, source control, and testing
  • Demonstrable experience developing applications using relational, time series, and graph databases
  • Experience using Google Protobuf, gRPC, ZeroMQ, CORBA, and/or other communication mechanisms
  • Experience using version control or source code management tools
  • Understanding of telecommunications, data communications systems, and network protocols
  • Effective communication skills (i.e. Oral, Written & Listening)
  • Ability to work effectively on diverse multi-discipline teams

Required Education:

Must have a BS / BA with a major in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated 18 months prior to start date.


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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