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Raytheon Technologies Software Developer / Engineer (Rails) in Riverdale, Maryland

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is looking for a Software Engineer (Rails) for our Raytheon’s EED (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team our of Riverdale, Maryland.

Full time telecommuting is available for this position.

Life with Raytheon Intelligence and Space

In this role, you will work with an amazing team of engineers, on the EED-3 program, that supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. More specifically, you will be working with the Search and Discovery team, which provides a Common Metadata Repository (CMR) and associated tools that enable scientists to search through and access petabytes worth of Earth science data, spanning multiple decades.

What You'll Get to Do:

As a Software Engineer and a member of the Search and Discovery team, you will build innovative tools allowing scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of earth science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues.

As a Software Engineer , you will be responsible to:

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle from user story generation, through design, development, automated testing and operational support

  • Develop new feature ideas to meet the ever-evolving needs of our end-users

  • Continually help the team grow by sharing new ideas and industry best practices

  • Suggest improvements to processes and tools to help the team be more efficient

    You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with Rails and NodeJS

  • Experience in Agile / Scrum methodologies

  • Experience with to automated testing and continuous integration

  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC)

  • Ability to triage bugs by working through logs and code

    It Would Be Great if You Also Had One or More of the following:

  • Experience with a functional programming language, such as Clojure

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with Elasticsearch

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) a plus.

    Due to the nature of the work, we can only consider US citizens who are able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screenings .

    What We Can Offer You:

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance understanding its importance to overall wellbeing and productivity.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Raytheon tenures, and we are developing an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring.

We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on roles that are more complex in the future.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at Raytheon, we embrace and respect our differences. Diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views benefit our environment and problem solving, ultimately leading to greater success across the business. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion and continually striving for a more collaborative, respectful, and equitable workplace. We have nine employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), reaching 181,000 employees globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences.

Benefits: 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.