Principal Software Engineer, Onsite [Real-time]


West University, TX

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United States of America


TX190: 2501 West University, McKinney 2501 West University , McKinney, TX, 75070 USA

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The Silent Knight Product Team at Raytheon provides the joint warfighter with actionable input into Terrain Following/ Terrain Avoidance Systems. By joining the Silent Knight team as a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to design, develop and test product capabilities for Pilot Situational Awareness via the Silent Knight Radar.

Explore our opportunities:

You’re highly skilled in:

  • 8 years of professional software development experience.
  • Design, implementation, and verification of real-time embedded software.
  • Linux and C/C++ programming experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with direct control of hardware devices and registers.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex software development or integration issues using innovative solutions.
  • Must have an Active or Current DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Must be able to work onsite at McKinney, TX.
  • Typically requires degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience.

You’re a great match with:

  • Experience with DevSecOps pipeline implementation and utilization, including Static Code Analysis, Automated Build, and Automated Test techniques.
  • Experience developing and integrating software for a large Radar or other sensor system.
  • Experience as liaison between customer and product development team

What’s in it for you:

  • Raytheon ranked #16 on LinkedIn’s Top Companies for 2021.
  • Flexible work schedules, possibilities for remote work, one week paid company shut down in December.

Other Information:

  • This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

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