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Raytheon Technologies New College Grad: Software Engineer II in State College, Pennsylvania


Software Engineer II (Master's Degree Level)

About Us:

Raytheon Technologies is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90+ years, the company provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services.

At Raytheon Technologies, we transform data into intelligence. As a leading systems and solutions provider of intelligence, security, and advanced information technologies to government customers in the United States and internationally, Raytheon Technologies provides the right knowledge at the right time, enabling our customers to make timely and accurate decisions to achieve mission goals of national significance.

About Your Team:

Engineering solves some of the most difficult technology challenges in our industry. We deliver high-performance solutions and provide a robust technology pipeline to fuel business growth today and beyond. We achieve our vision through a strategy that leverages our highly skilled, diverse and motivated workforce, collaborating to design and develop products using strict process discipline with a strong focus on technology and innovation. We strive to grow our people with exciting new challenges, on-the-job training, mentoring and purposeful rotations in the following areas:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Systems Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • Test Engineering

  • Reliability and Sustainment Engineering

    Bring your talent and skills to the Raytheon Intelligence & Space. State College Engineering team! Our team is focused on providing solutions to challenging problems to enable the success of our customer's missions. State College provides the opportunity to work on challenging programs for the U.S. and foreign governments without living in an urban environment. State College is a rural community that provides access to many of the cultural and athletic activities/events of an urban metroplex in a small community setting. Being the home to the Pennsylvania State University main campus, the close proximity of the university offers an alternative to an online degree for those looking to continue their education in a graduate program. Many employees enjoy a commute of 5 minutes or less! Here is a short video about the State College site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f299m09q0Fs&feature=youtu.be

    Software Engineers are needed on multiple mission-critical classified programs. Experience all aspects of a software development life-cycle as a member of a fast-paced team. This includes software design, implementation, and test under the direction of a more senior-level engineer, supporting customer demonstrations, and developing and executing automated software tests. Some engineers also have the opportunity to participate in installation activities both in the United States and abroad. This is some of the most important classified development and deployment work being done today.


Work as a software developer and integrator as part of a development team which utilizes a diverse dynamic workforce, including many experts in their fields. Specific duties include:

  • Develop, integrate, and test software to ensure proper operation of software systems

  • Integrate a wide variety of applications from various sources and ensure they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization

  • Develop automated test and automated deployment software

  • Some candidates may also support full lifecycle DevOps including key principles like Infrastructure as Code

  • Some candidates may also support Linux/Unix system administration activities and installation/configuration of commercial products

  • Some candidates may also support database engineering and database administration tasks

    Required Experience:

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C++, and C# on a Linux platform.

  • Ability to design software modules using an object-oriented approach.

  • Ability to provide direct customer interaction for the purpose of conveying software design decisions and/or performing software installation support.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Desired Experience:

  • Practical experience with specific technologies such as databases, distributed architectures, web-based technologies, cloud technology, user interfaces/portals, and familiarity with software design/implementation tools.

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Perl and Python.

  • Proficiency in DevOps technologies such as Puppet, Chef, and Docker

  • Proficiency in system administration of Linux/Unix systems

  • Proficiency in database administration, particularly Oracle, PostGres, or MongoDB

  • An understanding of agile software methodologies such as Scrum

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. (Please include your GPA on your resume and upload a copy of your most recent transcript)

    Required Education:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering Management or Software Engineering preferred. Other STEM degrees and experience with a heavy object oriented software emphasis would be considered.

GPA of 3.0 cumulative or higher is desired . Please include your transcript with your resume


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.