Sr. C++ Software Engineer - Radar

RTX Westborough , MA 01581

Posted 2 months ago

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

The Global Radar Software Products Departments mission is to provide world class Radar Software to be used in military systems deployed at sea and on land. Our software teams employ an Agile Scrum process to rapidly design, code, integrate and test capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms

Job Summary:

As a Sr. Software Engineer your mission will be to provide world class Radar Software to be used in military systems deployed at sea and on land. As a member of the Radar Software Product Line team, you will provide impact to programs across the company's portfolio. Our software teams employ an Agile software development methodology to rapidly design, code, integrate and test capabilities on a continuous basis into a mature solution for our customers. We strive for technical excellence by drawing upon a diverse workforce whose knowledge base covers the complete spectrum of modern computing languages and platforms.

An advanced degree can be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master's is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience. This position can be filled in Tewksbury MA or Marlborough MA

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Develop robust and scalable software in C++ running Linux or UNIX operating systems on a variety of computing platforms using Agile development methods.

  • Design, implement, debug and problem solve Radar Software Applications while providing feedback to other team members.

  • Help improve code quality by supporting software integration, verification and performing code reviews.

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products.

  • Work in a team environment with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution.

  • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results on schedule along with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Education: BS or BA degree in a STEM degree including Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Software Engineering, or related

  • 5+ plus years' experience in Software Engineering to include:

  • Experience with C++ application code development and Linux/Unix

  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

Education: Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Software Engineering

  • Radar domain knowledge

  • Software development experience in a DoD environment

  • Broad real-time, multi-threaded software development experience

  • Strong Object-Oriented Design Knowledge including UML

  • Experience in Agile development methods, including Scrum, automated testing and continuous integration

  • Familiarity with the following Software Tools: Rational Rhapsody, ClearCase, Rational Team Concert, Jenkins, DOORS, Google Test

  • Self-starter and ability to lead development, integration and test activities

  • Strong problem solving ability

  • Active Secret Clearance

What We Offer: Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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

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