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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Embedded Software Engineer in McKinney, Texas

High Energy Laser (HEL) Software Engineering has an immediate opportunity for an embedded systems software engineer with experience in an Agile-driven team. The embedded software engineer will aid in the development and implementation of mission-critical embedded software, on state-of-the-art hardware and sensor systems, bringing next generation HEL solutions to battlefield. Focus will be on real-time linux and vxworks operating systems using C++ and Ada, respectively.


  • Participate in full software lifecycle development

  • Integrate system parameters and software solutions into real-time systems, ensuring the functionality of the requirement

  • Participate in code and other software artifacts reviews

  • Convert complex Algorithm Design Documents to working software features.

  • Interact with a multi-disciplinary engineering team to obtain derive requirements needed to accomplish tasks

  • Manage a workload with excellent resolution analysis skills

    Required Skills:

  • Minimum of five years experience supporting, developing, and integrating real-time embedded software with a related Bachelors degree or three years of experience with a related Masters degree

  • Experience performing requirements analysis

  • Experience developing within an Agile environment

  • Experience with Ada, xC/C+

    • Experience using Windriver Vxworks Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Willingness to work occasional overtime in support of critical program events.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and oral form, and work within multi-disciplined teams. This includes demonstrated effective communication with internal and external customers.

  • Willingness to work on physical systems with systems engineers, and travel to assist in system integration and test events

  • U.S. Citizenship status with reasonable ability to obtain a U.S. Secret security clearance within 1 year of start date.

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with AdaCore and GnatStudio programming languages

  • Experience with Agile lifecycle processes to include: Scrum; Continuous Integration; and Test Driven Development Methodologies

  • Knowledge of UNIX, Linux, Windows, operating systems

  • Experience with Object Oriented (OO) design and Unified Modeling Language (UML)

  • Working knowledge of: GIT, JIRA, and Confluence

  • Experience with ground-based and airborne sensors

  • Working knowledge of MIL-STD-1553

  • Experience with EO/IR sensors

  • Expertise in line-of-sight control, video processing, or camera control

    Required Education:

Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.

Desired Education:

M.S. in Computer Science, Computational Engineering, or related discipline, with background in embedded software design, development, and hardware integration


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.