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Principal Satellite Ground Systems Software Engineer (Onsite)

Company: Raytheon Careers
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
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.
In the Principal Satellite Ground Systems Planning/Scheduling Software Engineer role, you will perform planning and scheduling but also design, develop, and test Java code in a Linux, Agile, DevOps environment. We are at the forefront of aerospace and defense technology. Our Satellite Ground Systems Team plays a pivotal role in ensuring communication, surveillance, and defense capabilities through cutting-edge satellite systems. We invite you to be part of a team that pushes the boundaries of what's possible. Due to the security clearance requirement, this is an onsite position in our Aurora, CO office.

  • What You Will Do*
  • Plan/schedule tasks and also design, develop, and maintain advanced software applications for our Satellite Ground Systems.
  • Work in close collaboration with systems engineers, hardware designers, and other software engineers to deliver reliable and high-performance software solutions.
  • Design, implement, and test Java-based applications and software components for satellite ground systems.
  • Work in a systems Model Based Systems Engineering Architecture (MBSE) role
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define software requirements and specifications.
  • Work with previously written code and make modifications as necessary.
  • Ensure software performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Participate in software design reviews, code reviews, and system integration activities.
  • Contribute to the completion of program and project milestones under the specific guidance of their immediate supervisor.
  • Follow established Software processes and procedures, development, documentation and maintenance/management of operations concepts, requirements (system, element, segment level), external and internal interfaces, and other software engineering work products/artifacts.
  • What You Will Learn*
  • The workings of Satellite Ground Systems.
  • New tools that will keep you state-of-the-art.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in Java and satellite technology to drive innovation.
  • Qualifications You Must Have*
  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Software development experience using Java.
  • Software architecture and algorithm development experience.
  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued Secret security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Qualifications We Prefer*
  • Experience working the planning and scheduling of satellites using ground systems
  • Experience working external interface development and integration efforts, algorithm design, display designs, and working both front end and back-end software products.
  • Experience in systems engineering related to Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and architecture
  • Experience with secure coding standards
  • Experience with software automated test tools such as Eggplant or Cucumber (or equivalent)
  • Agile software development experience.
  • Experience using the Atlassian tool suite.
  • Software development technical leadership experience.
  • Superb interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of inter-software messaging busses and software frameworks.
  • What We Offer*
  • Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.
  • Relocation Eligible - 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), 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:
  • 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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