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Software Engineering Graduate Leadership Development Programme

Feltham, United Kingdom, Gloucester, United Kingdom, Harlow, United Kingdom, Manchester, United Kingdom, Wyton, United Kingdom

Overview

Cyber crime and threats are evolving across the globe. Raytheon is developing cutting-edge solutions to defeat these threats – and our software engineers are at the heart of our vital work.

We use an Agile/Scrum methodology and you’ll be involved in the full software development lifecycle. The technologies we have at our disposal are second to none, so you can also expect exposure to AWS, Java, Cucumber and everything in between.

You’ll be part of a growing, high-performing and truly agile team of specialist developers, testers and analysts drawn from diverse and interesting backgrounds. Working collaboratively and in conjunction with our partner organisations, you’ll help to design, develop and maintain critical cyber applications and systems for government, law enforcement and commercial customers.

We strive to make software excellence the standard. So we’ll also look to you to develop and share best software engineering practice, continually improve our coding capabilities, and design and develop new product functionality from an Agile perspective.

  • Career & Development Opportunities
  • Full-time
  • Entry, Mid, Senior

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Responsibilities

Software Engineering Graduate Leadership Development Programme

Location(s): Gloucester, Manchester, Harlow, Feltham or Wyton with travel to other locations for training and business requirements

Application: Submit a CV and cover letter (explaining why you have applied for the role, and to Raytheon UK) directly to our careers website. Attach the most recent university module transcript to your application.

Summary of Role:

We have a wide range of vacancies in our rapidly growing Software Development Team. We operate an Agile/Scrum methodology, and you will be involved in the full software development lifecycle, developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. You will receive training, both formal and on-the-job from experienced engineers to help you become a well-rounded professional.

Main Duties:

To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems.
  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements.
  • Document designs and advise on product support material.
  • Investigate product issues and develop solutions to customer issues.
  • Contribute to the innovation of new products and services for our customer base.
  • Develop test plans and methodologies to ensure developed products meet Raytheon quality standards.
  • Be involved in, committed to, and part of the continuous improvement of software applications and systems.
  • Willing to undergo the highest level of security clearance (Developed Vetting).
Graduate Leadership Development Programme Training:
During the first 2 years, in addition to your main role, you’ll be assigned various modules to support your career development. These range from business skills to team building activities.

Candidate Requirements:

Essential:
  • 2:1 or above undergraduate degree (any software, computing, engineering, maths, science or technology discipline where candidates need to demonstrate a strong passion and interest in developing a software career)
  • Pre university qualifications equivalent to 120 UCAS points new system or 300 UCAS points old system
  • Ability to travel to different UK sites and relocate to another site during the role if required
Desirable:

Skills in one or more of the following:
  • Java or C# application development
  • Oracle based development (Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, DBA skills)
  • Experience of Cloudera Hadoop including HDFS, Flume, Sqoop, Hive, Impala, Accumulo, Spark
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel
  • Unstructured persistence layers, (e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB )
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, node.js, angular.js, HTML5/CSS3
  • Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems
  • Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V)
  • Experience of PKI and encryption techniques
About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
  • £27,500 salary
  • £2,500 joining bonus
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Twice yearly salary review for the first 2 years
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
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Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
DV

Expertise
Computer Engineering
Cyber Jobs
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Feltham
United Kingdom - Gloucester
United Kingdom - Harlow
United Kingdom - Manchester
United Kingdom - Wyton

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Success Profile

You’ll be highly motivated, demanding of yourself and others around you, and dedicated to achieving great things – for yourself, for Raytheon and for our customers.

The following characteristics will enable you to thrive as a software engineer in our unique environment:

  • An interest in technology
  • Curiosity
  • A passion for innovation
  • The ability to work in a close team
  • Flexibility

Please note: you must be willing and eligible to gain government security clearance. We will support you to do this.

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You get a real sense of satisfaction seeing something you've contributed to, been invested in and helped deliver. It's a positive place to be.

Rewards

  • Pension

    Contributory pension scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).

  • Work / Life Balance

    37-hour week, with an early finish on Fridays (subject to job requirements) – flexible working may be considered depending on your role.

  • Career Development

    At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee’s capabilities.

  • Paid Time Off

    25 days’ holiday plus statutory public holidays and an enhanced sick pay scheme.

  • Life Insurance

    Life insurance – six times your salary

  • Family Friendly

    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity and shared parental leave.

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