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Principal Software Engineer

Harlow, United Kingdom, Bristol, United Kingdom

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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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Responsibilities

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Req ID: 98449BR
Location:Harlow or Warminster


Summary of Role:
Principal Software Engineer is required for Defence Targeting Toolset (DTT) Programme. As an experienced and mid-level developer joining our software development team, you will initially be supporting the final stages of enhancements to the first release of functionality, and building the forthcoming second increment.
Working within the Information Exploitation section of the Cyber & Intelligence Business Unit, DTT provides users with a single source-of-truth in collation and management of targeting data, including consumption of data from external services, distribution and guaranteeing consistency; thorough audit capability of decision making; automatic generation of reports; and an increase in operational tempo.

DTT is an n-tier Rich Web Application, built on Service Oriented Architecture and comprising RESTful services. We work within an Agile development framework from a prioritised backlog, with daily standups. We have a regular 3 month release cycle.

Candidate Requirements:
You will have demonstrable experience designing and developing enterprise-grade Object-Oriented Java applications, including integration with middleware and RDBMS, third-party/open source libraries and handling problems of concurrency and scalability. You will have worked and thrived in an Agile environment, knowing and committing to the responsibilities of an Agile developer; able to show your dedication to delivery.

You'll have great communication skills and be able to use them with senior managers, customers and peers alike. Have a desire to share what you know and guide junior developers and your peers, taking ownership of problems and creating high-quality, comprehensively tested solutions. Also, able to review other solutions, thoroughly, in depth and in detail. You'll be passionate about technology, keeping yourself up to date with changes across the industry and with ideas of how to use them in the product.

Employees may also be required to work on other Defence Intelligence Solutions programmes, either based in Harlow/Warminster, or through temporary basing at other Raytheon or customer sites

As a Principal Software Developer, we will expect you to have experience in some of the following:

Technologies:

Java 8
Spring and its sub-projects
Hibernate (or other ORM framework)
JUnit (or other Unit Testing framework)
Web Services, particularly REST, and JSON
Apache/Adobe Flex and/or Google Web Toolkit (or Java Swing, AWT, Java FX, or other UI framework, AJAX, or modern JavaScript framework)
Cascading Style Sheets
Jasper Reports
JBoss (or other Application Server)
JMS
RDBMS
Ant or Maven
Active Directory

Techniques, Concepts or Methodologies:
Scrum and/or Kanban (or other Agile frameworks)
TDD
OO Design and UML
OO Design Patterns and/or Enterprise Design Patterns
Enterprise Service Bus
Continuous Integration (and, optimally, Continuous Deployment)
DevOps (including DevSecOps, or other Dev*Ops variant)
Mapping, Geolocation, Symbology and Geographic Information Systems

Tools (particularly if you have any experience in an administrative role):
TeamCity (or Jenkins, Hudson, CruiseControl, or other Continuous Integration tool)
Atlassian JIRA (or ClearQuest, or other Issue Tracking tool)
Atlassian Crucible/FishEye (or other Code Review tools)
Open Source libraries and APIs


About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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:
• 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Flexible Benefits
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced maternity & shared parental leave


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.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/
and search for Req ID: 98449BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.

Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/

98449


Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Cyber Jobs
Engineering Technology
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Bristol
United Kingdom - Harlow

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