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Senior Software Engineer

Requisition ID 129274BR Date updated 01/02/2019
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Req ID: 129274BR

Location: Gloucester

About the role…

A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our Cyber Innovation Team based in Gloucester. We have a wide range of vacancies at in our growing Software Development Team. We operate a 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. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further develop your career and develop your management and leadership potential.

Main duties of the position:

Objective: To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements
  • Key interface to external customers and suppliers
  • Lead scrum\\team meetings
  • Responsible for reviewing team members deliverables and providing feedback & guidance
  • Act as lead engineer for small/medium programmes or subsystems within larger programmes.
  • Support Estimation Activities
  • Supporting technical planning and management meetings
  • Provide software metrics to the programme

What we are looking for…
  • Java application development
  • C/C++ based application development in a Linux environment
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery, node.js, angular.js, HTML5/CSS3
  • Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel
  • Software application development utilizing RDBMS (e.g. Oracle/MySQL) and/or unstructured persistence layers, (e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB )

Desirable Skills
  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Experience of Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Spark)
  • 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

Key Behaviours
  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required

About Raytheon Cyber Security…

Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers’ critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities led to the establishment of our Cyber Innovation Centre in Gloucestershire, which has grown rapidly since opening in late 2014. This has created a broad spectrum of roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies.

If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.

What we can offer you…

On-going development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Annual bonus
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • 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.

Security

All successful applicants must be able to gain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would be sponsored by Raytheon UK. For further information on the criteria to obtain this please visit - https://www.gov.uk/security-vetting-and-clearance
129274
Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Cyber Jobs
Engineering Technology
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering
Technical
Test Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Gloucester

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