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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Goleta, CA
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Job Description

Job Description:

You are invited to join Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS), a world leader in state-of-the-art focal plane and camera products. At RVS, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the best and the brightest engineers and scientists who are creating the industry's most advanced visible, infrared, multispectral, hyperspectral, and LADAR sensors and camera solutions. Our cutting edge products are used in a wide range of air, ground, and space applications, in both the commercial and defense markets.

As an integral part of the RVS Software Engineering team, you will be participating in collaborative, cross-disciplined integrated product teams (including Test, Systems, and Electrical Engineering) in order to design, develop, integrate, test, and maintain complex software and systems solutions. The software developed by our team is used to control and test various imaging and sensing products. This includes custom Graphical User Interface (GUI) front ends, as well as automated test algorithm development, often expanding upon one of several comprehensive test executive suites. Any background in digital electronics and hardware/software interface is beneficial, as you will have the opportunity to learn about and interface with custom firmware, signal timing, data flow, and handling command & control of commercial and custom test equipment. You will also be involved in the acquisition and processing of very large data sets which may require creative solutions such as hardware acceleration, parallel processing, and efficient data storage.

The successful candidate will naturally enjoy writing sophisticated software in a scientific, high-tech environment, be eager to: learn new technologies and methodologies, apply and advance their skills to a wide range of custom software projects, and possess the ability to work effectively both independently and in collaborative team environments.

This is a full time, entry-level job, located in Goleta, California.

*Required Skills:
- 0-2 years of professional experience
- Knowledgeable in object oriented design and implementation using C#, C++, or Java
- Some knowledge and/or experience in Hardware / Software interfaces
- Disciplined work habits, including the ability to complete projects on schedule and within budget

Desired Skills: (Can be comparative and subjective (if non-discriminatory). Need not be explicit and should not contain must haves, or required skills.)
- Detail Oriented
- Good interpersonal and proactive communication skills
- Experience working with imaging systems and components such as video acquisition systems, Read Out Integrated Circuits (ROICs) and focal planes
- Experience with development of software for automated product testing
- C, MATLAB, Visual Basic, LabWindows/CVI, scripting languages (Tcl/Tk, Python, Perl, etc)
- DMA / Device Driver development
- Git source control
- Device / test equipment control via IEEE-488, RS-232, RS-422, USB, and/or Ethernet

*Required Education:
- BA / BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other scientific discipline
- Significant programming experience, especially interfacing with Hardware, coupled with relevant college level courses in Computer Science or Engineering


Business Unit Profile

Go further. Outdo yourself. Set a mission and accomplish it with Raytheon. As a world-leading supplier of defense and aerospace systems, Raytheon is your partner for achieving professional success. Our Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is a world leader in integration systems and solutions for advanced missions.

As a Raytheon employee, you will enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental care, as well as Healthcare & Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts. Your financial well-being will be supported through our saving and investment plan, stock ownership plan, and retirement benefits. Moreover, we offer flexible work arrangements and provide various other forms of employee assistance.

Discover a place where your aspirations match your goals.
Where talented people can make an impact.
Where challenges are a daily occurrence and rewards always follow. Make your next move to Raytheon!

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

None / Not Required


Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Sensor Systems

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CA - Goleta

About Raytheon Company

If you’re a new graduate who’s ready to make a real-world impact, it’s time to find out more about Raytheon. Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., we specialize in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. We provide state-of-the-art electronics and mission systems integration in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. With the hard work and dedication of 63,000 employees around the world, Raytheon is well equipped to meet the needs of its customers in more than 80 countries – today and tomorrow. Joining us is your opportunity to pioneer world-changing innovation, products and services while building a rewarding career.

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