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Raytheon Technologies Software Developer/Maintainer in Aurora, Colorado

Raytheon Intelligence and Space has an opportunity for a Software Developer/Maintainer based out of Aurora, CO. This position will support a small software team that develops modifications and enhancements to existing software systems and supports the development and integration of new mission capabilities. This position will support an evolving system with opportunities for the candidate to provide technical input and direction.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Software development in JAVA and/or C++ within the context of the full software development lifecycle, including software requirements, design, development, debug and test.

  • Ability to integrate complex software and hardware subsystems and resolve identified conflicting issues.

  • Support to the design, development, integration and maintenance of new software functionality.

  • Leverage previously written code and make modifications as necessary.

  • Work closely with other disciplines (systems engineering, networking, configuration management, and hardware engineers) to troubleshoot and fix problems.

  • Respond to operational issues and troubleshoot discrepancies written against the system.

  • Describe complex and diverse engineering topics effectively.

  • Contribute to design performance & cost trade-offs for proposed engineering changes


  • An active and in-scope U.S. TS/SCI security clearance with C.I. polygraph.

  • The ideal candidate will typically have a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics field) and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Proficiency in C++, JAVA, versioning control, and documenting bugs/fixes in a UNIX/Linux environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work to a schedule and meet deliverable dates.

  • Maintain positive team dynamics with a team-success based attitude

  • Able to perform all aspects of the software development lifecycle to include requirements definition and design, use case development, software development, testing and maintenance.

  • Develop and test resolutions to discrepancies and enhancements.

  • Develop and update documentation affected by software changes and ensures software standards are met.

  • Knowledge of troubleshooting, testing, fixing & configuration management techniques and tools.

  • Self-starter who works well within a team environment and has excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

  • Must be able to support core hours 9am-3pm. The position allows for a flexible schedule but generally requires daytime support during core hours, with occasional after-hours call-in support for a 24x7 operations team to resolve issues based on mission criticality and management guidance.

  • Must have a current DODI 8570.1-M IAT Level I certification or must obtain the certification within first 60 days of employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Unix, Linux, and Windows Operating Systems and development environment

  • Experience with:

  • Satellite, ground, and/or communications systems development

  • TCPIP sockets

  • Scripting (JavaScript, Python, Perl, etc.)

  • Programming Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)

  • SQL databases

  • Custom hardware interfaces

  • OS drivers

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $70,000 to $150,000; 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.

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.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.186277

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.