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Raytheon Technologies Software Engineer I in Huntsville, Alabama

This position requires 12 months or less of relevant professional work experience (excluding internships).

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

Here at RMD, we specialize in air and missile defense, large-land, and sea-based radars, and systems for managing command, control, and communication. Our SPE team consists of more than 2200 software engineers with a central focus on real-time software development, integration, testing, and validation activities. This is how we do our part in keeping our country safe.

The Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team is comprised of engineers in Huntsville, Alabama; McKinney, Texas; Chesapeake and Virginia. Actively looking to hire a Software Engineer to join the Missile Defense & Surveillance Software team in Huntsville, AL.

All teams develop software in a variety of languages including C++, C, Java, and several others. Candidates can expect to work on many if not all the phases of the software development life cycle. In this position, you will be responsible for providing practical solutions to difficult technical software problems. You can expect to support multiple programs and multiple platforms within a software product line. Software Engineering positions include working on a variety of different tasks including real-time software development, application software development, test and verification, data analysis, software tools development, gaming, and many others.

A person who is successful in this role:

  • Displays initiative and can work well alone or as a member of a team

  • Follows organizational processes and procedures

  • Reviews software products for soundness of technical judgment and adequacy

  • Interacts with senior software personnel through both written and verbal communication

  • Produces documentation related to the design and release of software artifacts

  • Develops complete software solutions, and influences the successful completion of supported programs and projects

  • Understands and utilizes agile software development methods, automation, and continuous integration

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Assist and participate in the requirements, design, development and testing of real-time embedded software, application software, and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancement of existing applications and systems

  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software solutions

  • Participate in internal review of software components and systems

  • Collaborate with project managers and other professionals within Engineering

  • Work on problems with defined scope, schedule, and expectations

  • Follow established development practices and processes to maintain the configuration management of software products

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)

  • Experience with C++, C, or Java

    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.

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering

  • College coursework covering modern software languages (such as C, C++, or Java)

  • 1 year or more of calculus, physics and computer science studies that include assembly level programming

  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms

  • Knowledge of systems software design, operating systems and architectures

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and processes

  • Experience in Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software development

  • Experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems

  • Experience with GIT, Jira, Jenkins

  • Experience with scripting using Pearl, Bash, Kornshell

  • Experience developing software in a team based development environment, preferably Agile/SCRUM

  • Experience with DevOps and test automation

  • Strong problem solving skills and communication skills, including ability to produce technical documentation

  • Desire to learn new technologies and tools

  • Passion to drive improvement via automation, creative solutions or elimination of non-value steps

  • Able to travel domestic and international

  • Prior internship experience

  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. 3.0 cumulative GPA desired.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers from diverse communities and cultures

  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

    What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Huntsville is the fastest-growing metropolitan area in Alabama and one of the state’s most diverse places. Nicknamed the “Rocket City” because of its deep ties to NASA ( , Huntsville boasts a hard-to-beat combination of high average income levels, low unemployment, affordable housing, award-winning public schools, a vibrant arts scene and favorable weather. It’s no wonder U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Huntsville No. 7 on its list of Best Places to Live in America ( .

Huntsville is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center ( , which helped design the famous Saturn V rocket that took Neil Armstrong to the moon and is now developing the powerful Space Launch System to carry humans to Mars – and beyond. The Army’s Redstone Arsenal, which manages missile defense programs, is another major employer. And Huntsville recently beat out dozens of other cities for a $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda auto plant that will create 4,000 new jobs. 188054

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.