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Raytheon Technologies Software GPS Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Senior Principal Software Engineer with GPS Experience - El Segundo, CA or Hanover, MD - Ability to Obtain and Maintain SECRET or higher clearance required in El Segundo, California

Senior Principal Software Engineer with GPS Experience/Software GPS Subject Matter Expert

This position can be based out of El Segundo, CA or Hanover, MD

Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered who might be looking back? Well, wonder no more.

Raytheon Intelligence and Space creates communications and monitoring systems to keep America’s troops safe with real-time data and information. Our dynamic and diverse engineers develop demanding, trusted, superior solutions to make the world a safer place.

We are looking for a proven Associate Director Software Engineer to join our Software Engineering team in El Segundo, California or Hanover, MD.

The Space, GNS (Global Positioning System & Navigation Systems) and STE (Special Test Equipment) Department is a key strategic member of the Software Engineering Organization. The GNS Department develops and delivers industry-leading Space, GNS & STE technologies.

Our programs provide affordable Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions by leveraging our existing products and technologies, investing in Research and Development, and expanding our strategic customer and supplier partnerships. GNS Programs also support all elements of military Global Positioning System (GPS) technology including aircraft GPS navigation, weapon GPS/Inertial Navigation System (INS) guidance and advanced technology programs. GNS Programs support a variety of applications such as amphibious assault vehicles, aviation, maritime, munitions and handheld devices.

You’re highly skilled in: (Required Skills)

  • Developing Real time Embedded Software in C/C++ and/or Ada with minimum 10+ years' of experience

  • Working with digital signal processing or wireless communication technology

  • Using Green Hills Integrity Real-time Operating Systems, Board Support Packages (BSP), Green Hills Multi IDE , Wind River VxWorks for C/C++ or related operating systems

  • Applying highly advanced technologies and concepts with ingenuity and resourcefulness in developing SW architecture and design; the architecture and design would be consistent with systems requirement and interface designs

  • Producing robust, well-documented, production-quality code which includes conforming to design and coding standards, implementing of error handling routines, etc

  • Using Microsoft Visual Studio and Matlab

  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues associated with development and implementation

  • Working effectively in a large team software engineering development environment during all phases of the software development life-cycle

  • Communicating effectively with team members across disciplines, project management, and customers

  • Contributing to program and customer meetings and reviews

  • Writing technical documents such as software requirements and design documents

  • Using Configuration Management tools

  • Applying software development best practices and processes

  • Using MS Office or other presentation tools

  • Technical leadership experience to a team of engineers

  • Experience developing proposal and ROM

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret or higher Clearance

    You’re a great match with: (Desired Skills)

  • Experience in real-time development and architecture for GPS Receiver software

  • Experience with next-generation GPS Receiver that is P(Y)-code, M-code, and C/A-code (YMCA) capable as well as having Anti-spoof capability

  • Experience in algorithm and hardware design

  • Experience developing Test Procedures using Test Framework (TF), performing IV&V, using Python (and other scripting language), and testing with STE

  • Working knowledge of signal selection, acquisition and tracking, Position, Velocity, and Time (PVT) calculation, data demodulation, signal correction, jamming and spoofing or related applications

  • Working in a matrixed environment with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)

  • Working knowledge with MIL-STD-1553, IS-GPS-153 Serial Interface protocol

  • Understanding of Board Support Package for ARM Processor, Atom Processor, and PPC

  • Understanding the basics of FORTRAN, ClearCase, ClearQuest, and DOORS

  • Being familiar with Agile lifecycle process including Scrum, Continuous Integration, Static Code Analysis using Coverity, Unit Test using VectorCast, and Test Driven Methodologies

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

  • Developing software using industry standard process such as Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3

  • Experience with DO-178 highly preferred

    What’s in it for you:

  • You’re helping keep America’s all-volunteer service members safe.

  • Raytheon ranked #16 on LinkedIn’s Top Companies for 2021

  • Flexible work schedules, possibilities for remote work, one week paid company shut down in December

  • You’re designing for space and airborne – how cool is that?

    Required Education (including Major):

    • Bachelor's degree is required. STEM degree is preferred.

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


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.