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Sr Software Engineer

Colorado Springs, Colorado, Schriever AFB, Colorado

Overview

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you’re a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Responsibilities

Sr. Software Engineer II/ Principal Engineer (C++)

One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…..
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.


The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). The more than 1,100 employees of SADID provide requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem and component level every day in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus oriented solutions, and results based recognition. Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, sonar and undersea sensor system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, command and control/battle management system design, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, operational analysis and simulation modeling research and development, software intensive system engineering, cyber solutions and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems. SADID welcomes you to join our tradition of achieving excellence through thought and team work while leveraging individual diversity conducive to a flexible work schedule and environment.


The Operations Analysis and Simulation (OAS) Department is looking for Engineers to conduct analyses and support programs across the IDS portfolio, including surface Navy, undersea Navy, missile defense sensors, interceptors, command and control, integrated air and missile defense systems and space surveillance systems. The work is classified and the candidate must have at least a DoD SECRET clearance.

In our experience, diversity of talent and thought is what drives innovation and we are looking for motivated engineers with subject matter expertise in software and C++ at our Schriever AFB, Colorado location. The Engineer will work with a team of engineers and analysts in the architecture, design, implementation and maintenance of a suite of sensor models, used for element and system level analysis, and for verification and validation of models and simulations.
The Engineer will participate on an agile software development team and will contribute to all phases of the software lifecycle. Primary responsibilities will be development, debug and unit testing of C++ source code, high-level and detailed design including the creation of design artifacts, and collaboration with test and analysis engineers to ensure the developed product meets requirements.

Required Skills:
•6+ years relevant experience to include C++ software development.
•Current and Active SECRET Security Clearance
•Knowledge of system/software development life cycles and agile development practices.
•Familiarity with distributed computing systems and/or real-time computing/messaging systems.
•Familiarity with Windows, UNIX, and/or Linux operating systems.
•Experience with System / Software Integration and Test activities.
•Ability to work at a government facility within a multi-contractor team environment.


Desired Skills:
•Missile defense domain knowledge
•Strong verbal/written communication skills.
•Experience with Software Baseline Control Management processes/procedures.
•Experience with high-level coding languages and scripting/interpreted languages, such as C/C++, Visual Basic, Java, JavaScript, HTML, Python, Perl, Shell Script, bash, and awk.
•Familiarity with MatLab, Nagios, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Oracle, MySQL, and SharePoint, or related applications.
•Familiarity with software CM processes and experience in a development environment is strongly desired.
•Experience in complex system assessment/analysis; with exceptional attention to detail.
•Knowledge of system architectures, networks, and operations.
•Experience in engineering M&S systems using an optimistic discrete event simulation platform
•Experience with risk management, issue resolution, problem solving and customer service.

Required Education:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related discipline.


Keywords: software, systems, engineer, architecture , DoD, C/C++, Visual Basic, Java, JavaScript, HTML, Python, Perl, Shell Script, bash, and awk, real-time computing, integration and test, UNIX, Linux, agile

Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

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


At IDS, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by IDS employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

We have been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, IDS offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits IDS offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with IDS’s Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.

IDS is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Algorithms
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CO - Colorado Springs
CO - Schriever AFB

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Felicia Jackson is regional vice president of RAYVETS, Raytheon's employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us.

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