Senior Software Site Support Engineer (C, C++, Java)


Access Road, MS

Date Posted:



United States of America


MS100: 1000 Access Road, Pascagoula 1000 Access Road , Pascagoula, MS, 39567 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

We are seeking Senior Software Site Support Engineers to join our Software Team. We integrate software developed in C++, C and Java. 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 Site Support Engineer positions include working on a variety of different tasks including real-time software integration, test and verification, data analysis and software tools development. A person who is successful in this role understands and utilizes agile software development methods, automation, and continuous integration.

This position is in Pascagoula, Mississippi and requires in initial 6-8 weeks of company paid business travel to Marlborough, Massachusetts for onboarding and training.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Manage configuration of deployed software
  • Ability to handle emergency situations that need to be addressed quickly and efficiently
  • Productive in a collaborative team setting working with engineers of all levels and disciplines
  • Ability to debug and correct stability issues in our software baselines
  • Perform integration and testing of real-time embedded software, application software, and tools that run on a Linux operating system.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of tooling infrastructure
  • Across integration strings, install and manage new build deliveries. Verify that SW installations are correct and regression tested
  • Support other U.S. Navy and Government Contractor Test Sites
  • Generate, maintain and apply patches for testing, troubleshooting and run requests
  • Support coordination meetings with remote teams
  • Assist and train additional site personnel
  • Write and track software trouble reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of software experience
  • Experience with C, C++, Java or scripting language (Perl, Python, Bash)
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DevSecOps and test automation
  • Experience with git, ClearCase or other configuration management tool
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Collaborator or other source code review tool
  • Experience with MATLAB

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Clearance Information:

This position requires the eligibility 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:

Location Information:

This position is located in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Pascagoula is centrally located on the Gulf Coast, making it easy to take weekend trips to New Orleans, Panama City, or other coastal towns. Pascagoula is considered part of Coastal Mississippi which comprises 62 miles of scenic shoreline. Mississippi's Flagship City boasts incredible historic architecture and a rich 300-year history. There is plenty of open space to play, walk, and bike. Being on the Gulf Coast also means it's an amazing home for fishing and boating.

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