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Raytheon is searching for a software engineer who will support our program’s design and development teams for our DHS customer. The Prin. Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. These projects are focused on cybersecurity, data analytics, big data and information sharing.


  • Lead software development teams and projects;
  • Coordinate with management, stakeholders and customers with sprint activities;
  • Mentor and train junior engineers;
  • Design and develop new software;
  • Maintain existing software and resolves software problem reports;
  • Modify existing software to add new features;
  • Perform individually and as part of an agile team;
  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment and in compliance with customer and industry lifecycle development approaches;
  • Develop, execute and document software testing, including test cases;
  • Perform software requirement analysis, derivation and allocation;
  • Provide input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, application security, and use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development;
  • Provide input to hardware (COTS/GOTS/capacity/etc.) recommendations;
  • Prepare software documentation, including user guides;
  • Lead scrums, sprint planning and demos.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility (SSBI within the last 5 years)
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Java, Perl, Ruby, Python, JavaScript (NodeJS, Angular, AngularJS, etc.), HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Ozone Widgets, MVC (Spring, Struts, etc.), unit testing (JUnit, etc.), ORM (Hibernate, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: web servers/application servers (JBoss, Apache, TomCat, etc.), messaging systems/streaming systems / data flow (Apache ActiveMQ, Kafka, Camel, NIFI, etc.)
  • Web services/APIs/Search: RESTful services and SOAP, Solr, Elasticsearch, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL scripts and procedures, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with ETL process
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with big data/Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Hive, etc.) and NoSQL data stores (MongoDB, HBase, graph database, etc.)
  • Windows, Linux and VMWare
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Experience with software configuration management and control tools (e.g., git, CVS, Eclipse, ClearCase, etc.)
  • Experience with automated testing tools (e.g., RSpec, Cucumber, etc.)
  • Possess great communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must work well in an agile team environment as well as independently
  • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability and customer service
  • Ability to work with peers, management and stakeholders to successfully meet our customer’s mission
Desired Skills:
  • Experience data engineering support to DHS, DOD or intelligence customers
  • Trained in Six Sigma methodology
  • ITIL knowledge and certification
  • NoSQL data storages (MongoDB, HBase, graph database, etc.) is a huge plus
  • Apache Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Hive, etc.)
  • Java and Python programming
  • Windows, RHEL and VMWare

Desired Certifications:
  • DODI 8570.1 Compliance at IAT Level II certification (GSEC, CompTIA Security+, SCNP or SSCP)
  • DODI 8570.1 Compliance at IAT Level III certification (CISA, GSE, SCNA, CISSP (or Associate) or GCIH)
  • HDPCD: HDP Certified Developer (or equivalent)
  • HDPCD-Spark: HDP Certified Apache Spark Developer (or equivalent)
  • HDPCA: HDP Certified Administrator (or equivalent)
  • HCA: Hortonworks Certified Associate (or equivalent)
  • CSSLP: Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (or equivalent)
  • SP: SAFe Practitioner (or equivalent)
  • AWS Certification (Functional, Associate and Professional)
  • RedHat Certification (OpenShift and Ansible)

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