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Principal Java Software Engineer (Onsite)

Company: Raytheon Careers
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-06-25*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
CO106: 16470 East Hughes Drive,Aurora 16470 East Hughes Drive Building S77, Aurora, CO, 80011 USA*Position Role Type:*
OnsiteAt Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling - to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today's mission and stay ahead of tomorrow's threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.
Raytheon provides end-to-end space solutions - from ground control systems to on-orbit sensors - to keep our customers informed and ahead of the threat. Each day, ground stations receive vast amounts of data from satellites in orbit. Using complex algorithms, they process all the bits and bytes received and turn them into useable information for the end users who consume this data. As the volume of data grows, ground stations need to evolve and adapt. In this role you will work onsite with a team of skilled Software Engineers developing Satellite Ground Stations Software in Java and C++.

  • What You Will Do*
  • Develop and maintain Java based backend applications for satellite ground systems in both Windows and Linux in the full software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Perform as a Team Lead.
  • Provide Integration and Test support for the program
  • Lead the program Test Automation team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and implement robust server-side solutions.
  • Modify and improve existing codebases for enhanced performance and scalability.
  • Conduct software design and code reviews, integrating best practices and innovations.
  • Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle, ensuring adherence to Agile principles.
  • Participate in integration and project milestone completion under guidance from supervisors.
  • What You Will Learn*
  • Workings of Satellite Ground Stations.
  • New state of the art tools.
  • Qualifications You Must Have *
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM preferred) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience with satellite ground station software.
  • Integration and Test support experience for satellite ground stations.
  • Experience as a Test Automation Lead.
  • Experience programming in Java.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued Secret security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Qualifications We Prefer*
  • Security+ certification
  • DevOps experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • What We Offer*
  • Our values drive our actions, behaviors, and performance with a vision for a safer, more connected world. At RTX we value: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation.
  • Relocation assistance is available.
  • Learn More & Apply Now!*
  • RTX solves some of the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. That requires expansive thinking and bold innovation - and that, in turn, requires a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
  • We embrace individuality and diversity of thought to fuel opportunity for our employees, our customers, and our communities. We work toward progress, knowing that a more inclusive world is critical to our mission. Not just in this moment, but always.
  • This position requires a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:
  • Please consider the following role type definition as you apply for this role. This is an Onsite role. Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.
  • This position is onsite at our campus in spectacular Aurora, CO. The campus is surrounded by 91 miles of walking and hiking trails, including the nearby High Line Canal Trail. As Colorado's third largest city after Denver and Colorado Springs, Aurora is also the most diverse with over 100 parks, six public golf courses, wildlife habitats, historical structures, conservation centers, landmarks, art centers, libraries, shopping malls, and cultural centers. Site Overview:
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    The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.*RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.*
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