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Raytheon Technologies Software Engineer in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Software Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO

The Software Engineer’s primary responsibility is to work as a member of the JEMINI software development team to develop and test innovative solutions in support of MDA projects and experiments. This position will focus on the development of the JEMINI system and integrating with C2BMC and will contribute to other ongoing projects as needed. Other efforts include the assessment on how the JEMINI system performs using state vectors, integrating source tracks and assessing track processing results, generating and assessing concurrent radar and sensor tracks during simulated and live flight test events, and enhancing experimental prototypes based on results of these activities. The Software Engineer will apply these results to identify and work to enhance JEMINI and C2BMC for future operations. Non-standard work hours may be required during event execution and a small amount of travel may be required.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

  • Software engineering of new capabilities

  • Software development with Java (or other object-oriented language)

  • Object-Oriented development principles and patterns

  • Experience generating detailed and repeatable tests

  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Understanding of software development processes and principles and be able to communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and system users.

  • Should be comfortable with rapidly changing requirements, design challenges that require novel solutions, fast-paced activities, and tight deadlines.

  • 8+ years of experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions that includes a background in all aspects of the software development life cycle.

  • Demonstrated contributions to object-oriented software development and testing that included the ability to analyze high level needs and defined a structured and logical approach to refine the capability into an integrated set of requirements that led to a fielded product.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience in writing and implementing engineering plans within a project.

    Desired knowledge and/or skills:

  • Test driven development and continuous integration

  • Software architecture design

  • Service Oriented Architecture development principles

  • Ability to refactor code for reusability, readability, and maintainability in an object-oriented codebase

  • Application deployment, integration, and troubleshooting

  • Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux

  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE, Maven, and Git

  • Conduct and participate in peer reviews

  • Ability to extract data to support analysis

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

  • Implementation of algorithms

  • Messaging interface development

  • Theory and application of the BMDS

  • Theory and application of command and control systems

  • Theory and application of track correlation algorithms

  • Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.

  • Experience with COTS and FOSS

  • Using the Agile methodology for software development

    Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, Science, Engineering, or Software Engineering with 8 years of professional experience


  • The primary work location is the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) located on Schriever AFB, CO.

    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.

    In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $87,500 to $188,500; 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.

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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.