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Raytheon Technologies Senior Software Engineer I in Sunnyvale, California

Applied Signal Technology professionals thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, where you can continue your career as a Software Engineer in a challenging and collaborative workplace, one in which you will be inspired to innovate in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

You will work in Salt Lake City, Utah, on cutting-edge technology for AST, which develops systems to provide integrated sensor and signal processing products in support of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance that protect your family, your nation and enhance global security. In your free time you explore the historical, cultural, sporting and outdoor activities that abound in Utah from snow-covered mountains to its desert national parks that are often the backdrops for Hollywood productions. AST offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care,401(k), paid holidays and paid time off.

Our team has a need for a Software Engineer who is inspired by a job that challenges you to be proactive, make decisions and generate ideas that will push products above and beyond. You will guide and oversee the design, build, test and delivery of advanced high-capacity systems that process modern communications for the U.S. intelligence community.

We are currently seeking Software Engineers with experience working on complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Application of advanced technical principles, theories and concepts will be necessary while contributing to the development of new principles and concepts and ensuring proper setup, configuration, and functionality of systems being deployed.

Work will be performed under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives.

Assignments will frequently be self-initiated.

Representation as the organizational spokesperson on projects will be necessary.

You need excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently yet collaboratively in a team environment. You will generate briefings and present material to team members, customers, and AST management as necessary.

this position can be staffed in Salt Lake City, UT, or Sunnyvale, CA

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in systems development with organizations developing electronic system for DoD or IC entities

  • Experience with C/C++ or JAVA

  • Experience with one or more scripting languages; such as Python, Ruby, Perl, Linux script

  • Experience with Multithreading

  • Embedded SW Design Experience

  • Experience with debugging embedded systems

  • Experience with Software design principles

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:

  • Experiences with embedded HW design

  • Experience with Network Protocols

  • Experience designing and implementing QT interfaces

  • Experience with source control (svn, git)

  • Experience maintaining and using build processes (makefiles, CMake)

  • Experience tailoring systems engineering processes to specific programs

  • Existing TS/SCI clearance with poly (Active within the last 24 months)

Required Education:

Bachelors of Science (BS) Degree. Majors include:

Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

Desired Education:

Masters of Science (MS) Degree. Majors include:

Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.


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.