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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Aerospace & Aeronautics
University Programs: Software Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Aberdeen, Maryland
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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/careers and 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to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

Job Description:

We are hiring new college graduates to develop software for our Advanced Communications department's Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) software section located at the US Army Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Maryland. Advanced Communications is a leading provider of air traffic control and IFF systems to US and international customers, and its success and global presence is achieved through customer focus, state-of-the-art technology, and total system solutions that include automation and radar.

Candidate will be involved in design, code, integration, and test of Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) product line software components including but not limited to interrogators, transponders, control panels, test sets, and cryptographic devices.

We have been recognized across industry with accolades such as:

  • One of the top ten “Best Companies for Women to Work” by IEEE Women in Engineering magazine
  • Among the “Best Places to Launch a Career” by Business Week magazine
  • A “Top 50 Employer” by readers of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals

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Required Skills:
  • Coursework or experience with C, C++ and/or JAVA
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance within 1 year of start date
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Coursework or experience with:
  • Software Engineering Concepts
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Complier Design
  • Assembly Language
  • Computer Architecture Design
  • FPGA or VHDL Design
  • Electronics Design
  • Software Development Methodologies and Tools
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education (including major): Must have a BS / BA with a major in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other related field by Summer 2019 or have graduated 18 months prior to start date.

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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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