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Raytheon Technologies Prin Eng, Software Engrg in Aurora, Colorado

Advanced software technologies are critical to Raytheon’s Intelligence & Space strategic business areas – Advanced Concepts & Technologies (ACT), Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS), Integrated Communication Systems (ICS), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Secure Sensor Solutions (S3), and Space Systems (SS).

Our Space Programs lead the industry in demonstrating the speed and agility required for next generation responsive space missions. A qualified candidate for the Space Programs will apply technical principles, theories, and concepts associated with software development and design for Object Oriented embedded systems. Primary responsibilities include requirements management/development, software architecting and preliminary design. Additional responsibilities include: software development of command, control, and telemetry of various space-based sensors and control mechanisms, and unit and module software test activities.

The Ground Software Developer candidate must be a self-starter, have the ability to work independently, and the ability to manage personal workload to meet assigned deadlines. The candidate should have experience successfully working in an Agile collaborative environment. The candidate will be involved with the planning, conduct, and coordination of software designs, software architecture, and documentation. The candidate will be experienced in the following technical areas: satellite ground system communication development and engineering; satellite command and control (C2); hardware and software integration; maintaining technical cognizance of subsystem capabilities, configurations and performance; support system performance analysis and reporting; the systems engineering process, design, requirements development, interface management, validation and verification.

Position requires US Citizenship as candidate will be required to have a US Security Clearance day one of employment

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline

  • 8+ years of related software experience

SECRET CLEARANCE required as of day 1 of employment

US Citizen

Access to US only data

Desired Skills:

  • Must have practical coding experience using C/C++ Object Oriented, Java, and MATLAB languages.

  • Experience in mathematical programming techniques.

  • Experience in full life-cycle software development, implementation, design and overall architecture.

  • Expertise writing Software Requirements Specifications and Preliminary design development.

  • Experience architecting large micro-service based architectures.

  • Experience with Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Publish-Subscribe models.

  • Experience with software test activities including developing software integration and test plans for large scale systems.

  • Experience presenting to and interfacing with both internal and external customers.

  • Experience with software integration and HW/SW integration.

  • Experience with development of CONOPs, System Architecture, and Use Cases.

  • Experience in Agile software development.

  • Experience with Model Based Software Development

  • Experience with Interfaces: SpaceWire

  • Experience with software implementation of timing and controls

  • Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases

  • Experience with Built in Test (BIT) implementation

  • Experience with tools such as RHAPSODY, JIRA, VectorCast, and GoogleTest

  • Experience with Agile-Scrum Methodology

  • Understanding of software development best practices and processes

  • Knowledge of MS Office or other presentation tools

    Required Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in STEM discipline from an accredited University required

SECRET CLEARANCE required as of day 1 of employment

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $98,700 to $187,500; 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.

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


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.