Senior Emulation Engineer


Sentinel Drive Suite, MD

Date Posted:



United States of America


MD230: 300 Sentinel Drive Suite300 AJ 300 Sentinel Drive Suite 300, Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701 USA

Job description


Raytheon Technologies’ CODEX (Cyber Offense and Defense Experts) division brings together an elite team of mission-focused industry experts who are well known for their ability to overcome the most advanced technical challenges. The team comprises engineers of multiple disciplines including vulnerability research, reverse engineering, CNO/CNE development, hardware emulation, system engineering, data analytics and test engineering.

CODEX Culture

Here at CODEX, we are passionate about technical excellence and innovation. That’s why we only take on work that is hard, engaging and meaningful. We foster an environment where pushing the limits of our technical ability is the norm. True innovation comes from trying new things and seeing what works. We understand that this approach can be challenging so we take our breaks seriously, too! We strive to create a relaxed culture with an unmatched rate of mission results.


In addition to competitive salaries, CODEX offers excellent benefits for you and your family: competitive medical, dental and vision plans, child, elderly and dependent-care programs, mental health resources, tuition assistance, employee discount programs, 401k matching, flexible work schedules (depending on program), a peer recognition and reward system and performance-based bonuses.

Security Clearance and other Requirements

U.S. Citizenship status is required

Security clearance eligibility required

Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements

Work Description

Work as part of a software development team to improve an emulation platform, write hardware emulation models, and write engineering tools based on the emulation platform. Learn, understand, and implement hardware emulation of hardware devices such as CPU, RAM, Disk, MMUs, IO, NICs, and System on a Chips. Participate in the software engineer process including testing, peer review, and software release.

Technical Requirements

Required Skills

3+ years of experience with C programming

3+ years of low level development experience such as emulation, drivers, or OS kernels

Familiarity with at least one scripting language (Python, Ruby, etc.)

Familiarity with source management tools (git, svn, etc.)

Familiarity with reverse engineering (Ghidra, IDA, Binary Ninja, etc.)

3-8 years of software engineering experience

Capable of completing software development tasks with minimal supervision

Desired Skills

Experience with hardware emulation

Experience with at least one Assembly language (x86, PPC, ARM, MIPS, etc.)

Knowledge of embedded systems including UART, boot-up sequences and updating devices

Understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP stacks, wire-level protocols, routing protocols, etc.)

Familiarity with Operating System internals (Linux, Windows, RTOS)

Experience with Continuous Integration systems (Bamboo, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)


Bachelor's degree or higher in a discipline related to Software Engineering

Requires expert or mastery level knowledge of work area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

May have deep knowledge of project management. Advanced knowledge of related disciplines within work area and

ability to identify links and potential impact on projects, programs

or systems.

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years

prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years experience Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree

in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited

by local laws/regulations.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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