Software Developer In Test

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

ISR Mission Systems Software Developer In Test

Airborne Solutions Waddington

Summary of Role:

As a DAOS approved organization the Airborne Mission Systems Group is able to provide complete Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operational support and upgrades to Airborne Platforms supported by RTN UK including the Sentinel Mission Systems . Raytheon UK require a Software Engineer to join the existing Software team developing and implementing software within an Agile framework and developing the test framework and tools. The role will allow the successful candidate to directly influence the strategy for and direction of the software test capability. The role will involve interfacing with the customer on multiple levels, the candidate will be expected to respond to technical queries from both the Customer and RTN UK communities and the software team.

Main Duties:

Design and implement Software solutions to support the Airborne aircraft mission systems.

Design and document test strategies and procedures.Responsible for ensuring the software product meets the correct standards and customer requirement for delivery.

Liase with the Software Architects to understand the software design driven by our customers needs.

Develop automated tests to improve reliability and repeatability of frequently run software tests

Create and maintain test environment for automated software testing

Develop automated tests in the overall testing process.Enhance testing and project quality metrics by working with test engineers

Assess and introduce new testing tools or methodologies supporting tester requirements.Review application specification and create documents to identify test scenarios.

Develop high quality software that is delivered as part of an AGILE Software team.

Candidate Requirements:


Experience of AGILE and Waterfall Software Development Lifecycle, tools and activities with a BSc/BEng in Software Engineering or Science.

Able to communicate software concepts and design in verbal, written and presentational forms.

Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Demonstrable history of providing programs with software solutions to complex problems that require regular use of ingenuity and creativity

Proficient with Visual Studio 2015 onwards, C#, Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Testing Framework including Unit and Coded UI tests


Professional Microsoft Certification

OO Design \ UML

Recent experience of using WPF and AKKA.NET

UI/UX design

Software Security


Competency with design patterns and SOLID principles

Knowledge of working within a Scrum Development team

Experience working in a Continuous Delivery environment

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

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