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

Sr Software Engineer - System Simulator Integration

The Global Positioning System Advanced Control Segment (GPS OCX) Raytheon team is responsible for full life cycle engineering on state of the art satellite ground system for the GPS enterprise.


The GPS OCX System Simulator team is seeking a talented software engineer to join our SW integration team. The candidate must have experience and knowledge with SW engineering using object oriented methodologies. The candidate will utilize operational concepts, requirements, and other specifications to understand, plan and perform the product and/or system-level assembly/integration in both a lab and delivered environment setting. The work will include development of a variety of assembly/integration artifacts, data sets, scripts, reports, & presentations.


The candidate will support a multi-disciplinary team and be required to interact with a wide range of program personnel, working both collaboratively with teammates and independently to achieve specific tasks. The candidate will attend technical interchange meetings and represent the integration team in matters pertaining to the development of his/her project. The candidate will provide status on assigned tasks, hold document reviews, resolve technical software engineering and integration issues.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:


  • Perform SW assembly/integration of the GPS OCX System Simulator
  • Perform trouble shooting of component integration with large, distributed HW/SW systems
  • Ability to work as an effective team member bringing together other disciplines (systems, software & test engineers) to troubleshoot and fix problems
  • Enthusiastic & energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environment
  • Team player incorporating a team based success philosophy
  • Contribute to the completion of program & project milestones under the specific guidance of his/her immediate supervisor
  • Working in a multi discipline environment



    • Must have current active Secret Clearance.

      Minimum 4 years working experience (or directly related college degree) in object-oriented SW design, development &/or integration using Ada, C/C++ &/or Java

    • Must be able to read C/C++, Ada and java

  • Must be knowledgeable of Satellite Operations

    • Experience integrating SW (components, subsystems, systems)


    Desired Skills


    • Minimum of 4 years working experience with Unix/Linux OS based development
    • Minimum of 4 years working experience with Microsoft Windows OS based development
    • Software & system-level debugging experience including the ability to identify problems in network layer, communication layer, database layer, application layer
    • Experience with SW execution throughout the entire SW life cycle (preliminary design through maintenance phases)
    • Work related experience with XML
    • Work related experience with scripting languages (e.g. PERL, Python, bash)
    • Experience & knowledge related to Satellite Ground Systems & Ground System Operations
    • Experience with customer interaction & end-user engagement


    Required Education

    BS in a Computer Science, Math, Science or Engineering related field.

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) provides a full range of ISR, navigation, weather, cybersecurity, training, logistics, mission support and engineering solutions for the intelligence community, government and commercial customers. IIS, which operates at nearly 500 sites in 80 countries, is headquartered in Dulles, VA. and generated $5.5 billion in 2012 revenues.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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