Principal Software Engineer w/Active Secret Clearance

Job opening ID
2028

Posting title
Principal Software Engineer w/Active Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen w/Active Secret Clearance
W2 Contract position
12 month duration
Must be able to pass background and drug screen

Job Description:
We are pursuing top talent to join the Raytheon team and support our vision to be “One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place”. Our software engineers are developing and maintaining the critical capabilities which arm and defend our warfighters. Working in the Space and Airborne Systems business unit of Raytheon, you can contribute to cutting edge technologies across surface, air, cyber and space domains, supporting precision engagement, missile defense, homeland security, integrated communications, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Candidates have the opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by the best and the brightest engineers and scientists who are providing radar and sensor solutions which deliver superior detecting, ranging, and tracking for military forces worldwide. In addition to maintaining a strong portfolio of core capabilities, we continue to expand globally and innovate in our growth markets. Opportunities exist to participate on innovative teams which are providing the most advanced research and development capabilities to solve the most complex problems. 

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The Space, GNS (Global Positioning System & Navigation Systems) and STE (Special Test Equipment) Department is a key strategic member of the Software Engineering Center. The SGNSS Department develops and delivers industry-leading Space, GNS & STE technologies. We exceed our internal and external customer expectations by proactively offering superior functionality and serve as a rapid responder to their needs. We diligently adhere to Raytheon’s values of People, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence. 

GNS programs provide affordable Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions by leveraging our existing products and technologies, focusing, research and developments, and expanding our strategic customer and supplier partnerships. GNS Programs also support all elements of military Global Positioning System (GPS) technology including aircraft GPS navigation, weapon GPS/Inertial Navigation System (INS) guidance and advanced technology programs. GNS Programs support a variety of applications such as amphibious assault vehicles, aviation, maritime, munitions and handheld devices. 

GNS area programs is looking for senior software team member of a GPS Receiver development project in support of the Government’s effort in the modernization of the GPS User Segment and Airborne GPS Receivers. Responsibilities include requirements analysis, software design, coding, testing, and documentation of the product development of a next-generation GPS Receiver that is P(Y)-code, M-code, and C/A-code (YMCA) capable as well as having Anti-spoof capability. A qualified candidate for GNS Programs would possess proficiency with Ada/C/C++, real time embedded programming and signal processing. 

Typical job functions for the Senior Software Engineer I position in the SGNS Department include planning, conduct, and coordination of software designs, software development, documentation, testing, and debug of software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems. Our Software Engineers apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle as well as correct program errors, prepare operating instructions, compile documentation of program development, and analyze system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent.

Required Skills:
•BS or higher degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent
•Minimum 8 years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development 
•6+ years experience with C/C++ programming and similar languages 
•6+ years experience in Green Hills Integrity Real-time Operating Systems, board support package (BSP), Green Hills Multi IDE for C/C++ or related operating systems 
•6+ years experience in real-time development and architecture for GPS Receiver software 
•Real time embedded programming, Communications Systems, and Signal Processing 
•Work related experience in algorithm and hardware design 
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio and Mathlab 
•Applies and/or develops highly advanced technologies and concepts exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness in the architecture, design and concepts consistent with systems requirement and interface designs. 
•Proactively seeks to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs across the product line. 
•Experienced presenter to all levels of management and experience writing technical documents such as software requirements and design documents 
•Experience in a matrixed environment working with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) 
•Working experience in MS Office or other presentation tools 
•Active DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:
•Working knowledge with MIL-STD-1553, IS-GPS-153 Serial Interface protocol, signal selection, acquisition and tracking, Position, Velocity, and Time (PVT) calculation, data demodulation, signal correction, jamming and spoofing or related applications 
•Understanding of Board Support Package for ARM Processor, Atom Processor, and PPC 
•Basics understanding of FORTRAN, ClearCase, ClearQuest, and DOORS 
•Familiarity with Agile lifecycle process including Scrum, Continuous Integration, Static Code Analysis using Coverity, Unit Test using VectorCast, and Test Driven Methodologies 
•Understanding of software best practices and development lifecycles 
•Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases 
•Must have demonstrated ability to produce robust, well-documented, production-quality code which includes conforming to design and coding standards, implementing error handling routines, etc. 
•Must have demonstrated ability to develop software using industry standard process such as Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3

Number of positions
1

Location
El Segundo

State
California