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Raytheon Technologies Sr Software Engineer II in Herndon, Virginia

Raytheon Technologies is a technology and creativity leader specializing in defense, homeland security, intelligence and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of passion , Raytheon Blackbird Technology provides state-of-the-art electronics, cyber capabilities, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing, effects, and command, control, communications & intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services .

Raytheon Technologies is seeking a Software Engineer to participate in the development of several large-scale cloud-based initiatives supporting products and customer programs in the Herndon, VA corporate office. This exciting work involves the software design, integration, and implementation of cloud computing technologies and designing frameworks for large-scale data ingestion and processing.

Raytheon Technologies employs team members who have a creative and forward thinking approach to product development. If you enjoy helping customers resolve their most challenging problems, are energized by an enthusiastic engineering environment that encourages technical curiosity , innovation , a readiness to learn and a desire to grow professionally, we would like to communicate with you. The person will join a small team of software engineers who work closely together to devise creative solutions for challenging problems in a friendly , supportive environment .

Required Qualifications :

• Must possess the desire and ability to rapidly understand the customer’s challenges and goals in order to formulate creative and effective technical solutions

• Must be detail-oriented, organized , and able to work well in a team environment as well as independently with little day-to-day guidance

• Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• US Citizen, capable of obtaining a security clearance

• 5+ years of industry experience in delivering high-quality, innovative applications and programming experience using one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#

• 5+ years of experience working in a Linux/UNIX development environment interacting with cloud services such as AWS, Google, Digital Ocean, Rackspace, etc.

• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience considered in lieu of education.

• Proficient in programming with Java and JavaScript

• Proficient in UNIX CLI, shell scripting, and automation languages (BASH, Python, etc) • Experience with software containerization (Kubernetes, Docker)

• Experience with Amazon Web Services technologies.

• Experience managing configuration and deployment strategies for rapid deployment of new systems and rolling updates of production systems

Desired Skills/Education :

• Active Secret security clearance

• Technical training and certifications, especially in Cloud, Architecture, Linux, Network, & Security concentrations

• Experience with continuous integration systems like Jenkins or Bamboo

• Experience working with MongoDB

• Experience in system/network engineering including, but not limited to: server administration, hardware and software based networking, automation, troubleshooting

• Strong and demonstrated technical skillsets including, but not limited to: Programming languages and application frameworks (Java, JavaScript, Python, NodeJS, EmberJS, AngularJS, R) o RESTful API frameworks (Spark, SpringBoot), Collaboration tools (Confluence, Jira, Hipchat),

  • Software development tools (Git, JDK, IntelliJ, PyCharm, Gradle)

  • Microservices frameworks & application development

  • Amazon Web Services for ETL workloads (CloudFormation, EBS, ELB, Lambda, S3, EMR, RedShift, Glue, CloudWatch, SNS)

  • Hardware & Software-defined networking, (Cisco iOS, ACLs, Firewalls, SSL & IPSEC VPNs, routing)

  • Linux-based application design, security hardening, deployment, and administration (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Amazon Linux)

  • Encryption techniques (PKI, TLS, VPNs, PGP), Network service monitoring & alerting (Icinga, Nagios, MRTG, CloudWatch, SNS),

  • Security/vulnerability management (RMF, SCAP, STIGs, Nessus, Kali)

  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare, KVM, para-virtualization, containers)

  • Command line administration (BASH, PowerShell, SSH)

  • Scripting and automation (Shell, Python, Perl)

  • Logging & analytics (Splunk, Elastic Stack)


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.