Senior Software Engineer

Raytheon - Salt Lake City, UT (30+ days ago)4.0


Raytheon Applied Signal Technology is a diversified intelligence and defense company that develops systems to provide integrated sensor and signal processing products in support of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

Our Engineering Division has a need for a Software Engineer to design, build, integrate, and maintain advanced high-capacity systems that process modern high-speed communications for the US intelligence community. The successful candidate shall be skilled at the integration and maintenance of a product, including debugging issues to root causes. Work during non-traditional hours will be required in order to support integration and installation of AST products, to include weekends. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of concepts related to networking, software architecture, and standard programming practices.

In this position you will work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. Application of advanced technical principles, theories and concepts will be necessary while contributing to the development of new principles and concepts and ensuring proper setup, configuration, and functionality of systems being deployed. Work will be performed under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments will frequently be self-initiated. Representation as the organizational spokesperson on projects will be necessary. Advice will be provided to management and customers on product and system solutions to customer’s needs.

The candidate will work with other experienced developers in our Salt Lake City office for the protection of our country. The successful candidate will also generate briefings and present material clearly to team members, customers, and Raytheon Applied Signal Technology management as necessary.

  • Required Skills: (Make as explicit as possible. These should not contain comparative or non-objective skills.)
Minimum of 4 years of experience developing in C++ in a Linux environment
Experience with system-level integration and testing, specifically, the integration of advanced, custom processing systems, testbeds, and software
Experience verifying and validating the software and system work as intended.
Experience recognizing and responding to urgent system demands
Experience working both in a team environment and individually
Experience developing, coding, testing, and debugging complex algorithms
Experience working on large complex systems
Ability to occasionally work unconventional hours to support installation,
Existing TS clearance (Active within the last 24 months)
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills: (Can be comparative and subjective (if non-discriminatory). Need not be explicit and should not contain must haves, or required skills.)
Experience with User Interface development
Experience with Qt
Experience and/or knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP
Experience with or basic understanding of telecommunications systems concepts and/or signal processing
Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
Experience with Configuration Management tools, such as git
Experience with scripting languages such as Python and Perl
Experience with process improvement
Existing TS/SCI clearance (Active within the last 24 months)

  • Required Education: Bachelors of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field
Desired Education: Masters of Science (B.S.) Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field

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
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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.