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Raytheon Technologies Member Engineering LD Program in Aurora, Colorado

Company Description:

Raytheon Technologies is defining the future of aerospace and defense by anticipating and solving our customers' most complex problems. From making air travel safer and more connected, to building smarter and more advanced defense systems, to creating more nimble and dynamic space capabilities, we develop technologies that ensure progress for humankind.

The Raytheon Technologies Values are Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation

A diverse company is a strong company. The people of Raytheon Technologies come from different backgrounds. We share different perspectives and different styles of solving problems. We leverage those unique voices to generate solutions toward a united and singular purpose: to define the future of aerospace and defense.

We’re at our best when different perspectives and experiences energize our environment and fuel our passion for innovation. We foster an environment where everyone feels included and can find purpose, thrive, and succeed.

Job Description:

The Rotational Engineering Leadership Development Program is an early-in-career rotational program for top engineering students that cycles engineers through three 8-month rotational assignments across our enterprise. The program allows accelerated development opportunities with the goal of growing world class leaders through exposure to cutting edge principles, products, and trends as well as providing the opportunity to work with leaders and develop the skills and competencies needed to help shape the company's future.

Program participants will have the opportunity to receive a holistic view of RTX through cross-business unit rotations to gain technical breadth as roles span various engineering disciplines; you will be able to “see the product lifecycle” with broad exposure to products and technologies. Our commitment to you is to provide front-line, hands-on, business-critical assignments designed to stretch your capabilities and enhance your learning.

In addition to the unique experiences gained through rotation assignments, participants will receive high-caliber training, mentoring and guidance from leading RTX executives, engineering leaders, technical fellows, subject matter experts as well as current participants and alumni to build a strong and lasting global network of colleagues across our technology & global engineering enterprise.

The program is sponsored by the Vice President, Technology & Global Engineering.

The first 8-month rotational assignment associated with this job requisition is with a satellite ground station software program working on an Agile development team. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and energetic entry level Engineer doing Software work able to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with the Raytheon Technologies team.

R esponsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Working in a team environment to design, code, test, document and deliver new/modified functionality

  • Coordinating with developers, testers, configuration management and system engineering to ensure successful integration with other software components.

    Required Skills:

Raytheon Technologies is looking for capable, self-confident individuals interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and demonstrated leadership skills, a proactive attitude, and the desire to be an agent of positive change. Recruiting now for the Class of 2024, which begins in June 2022, this program is open to internal and external candidates receiving their degree this academic year and is intended for early-in-career talent who are looking to create value and grow their career at Raytheon Technologies.

Selection for the Rotational Engineering Leadership Development Program will be based on the following minimum criteria:

  • Willingness to geographically relocate for all rotational assignments during a two-year period and flexibility to travel/live anywhere in the US and possibly abroad

  • Strong technical skills with fluency in one or more engineering disciplines

  • Energetic and results-driven, thriving in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Capacity to lead, motivate and influence through effective communications

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

  • 1 internship/co-op in engineering, hard sciences, or a related discipline

  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance . Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. Interested job seekers must apply online to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.

  • Proficiency in the Java computer programming language on a Unix/Linux platform

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, and Ruby

  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g. Git)

  • Familiarity with Integrated Development Environments (IDE’s)

  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA&D)

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products

  • Familiar with the Software Development Life Cycle

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Desired Skills:

  • Two or more internships/co-ops in engineering, hard sciences, or related disciplines

  • One or more technical publications or conference presentations

  • Foreign language proficiency

  • Proficiency in C/C+

    • Experience with databases (e.g. Mongo, Oracle, PostgreSQL)
  • Familiarity with Agile and DevOps development

  • Familiarity with Software Design Patterns

    Required Education:

  • Graduating with a bachelor’s degree, Master’s Degree or PhD in engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical, software, systems engineering or related discipline) or hard science (physics, mathematics, chemistry, or computer science) in the current academic year (September 2021 - June 2022)

  • A 3.5 GPA or higher in undergraduate studies; a 3.5 GPA or higher in graduate studies, if applicable


    **Benefits offered medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K)match, flexible spending account, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off and holidays.

    **In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this is $74,000-$98,000; however; Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training and key skills.


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