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Senior Software Engineer

Requisition ID 147299BR Date updated 09/03/2019
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Harlow
Reference Number:- 147299BR

Summary of role

An exciting opportunity for a skilled Senior Software Engineer to join Raytheon UK in our Global Sensors Division based in Harlow. The role will report to the Software Team Leader for Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) with the successful candidate taking a position on the ATMS software engineering team. Good communication skills are required to work with a multi-disciplined team. We are working on a number of projects, delivering a new system to our customers whilst managing legacy software delivered in a Waterfall delivery model. You will be involved in the full software development lifecycle of multiple programmes. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you develop your career and maximise your potential.

Main duties of the position

Basic Objective: A member of the Software Engineering Team of ATMS within the Global Sensors mission area, the objective is to contribute to the development of estimates, writing software, bug resolution, testing and documentation as part of a multi skilled software workforce. To be part of the team to deliver the ATMS software programmes to their best conclusion.

Key Responsibilities:
·Supporting estimates for software tasks whilst considering the full software lifecycle
·Collaborating with the Software Team to implement the best solutions to engineering problems with the software.
· Supporting resolution of issues related to tool, process and environment selection.
·Keeping abreast of relevant technology changes in order to support new technology insertion.
·Involvement in the technical planning and management of projects.
·Defining the scope and drive the strategy for teams.

Candidate Requirements
Essential Skills

  • Good knowledge of embedded software languages, toolsets and architectures
  • Experience of Real Time Operating System concepts and operations
  • Practical use of and writing tests for, static and dynamic testing tools such as pc-lint, VectorCast or CodeSonar.
  • Experience of unit testing using tools such as cpp-unit or similar in an embedded environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of using embedded software debugging tools such as JTAG, GDD and Code Composer Studio or similar to find and fix software issues.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of ED-109A development requirements/processes
  • Experience working on Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) ,Power systems or systems of a similar high integrity
  • Experience of Agile/SCRUM delivery

Key Behaviours
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management
  • 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
  • Good degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel as required

Degree in Engineering or Numerate Subject desirable but not essential.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme


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All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would 147299
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Software Engineering
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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