Principal Software Engineer

Raytheon UK
Glenrothes, UK
19 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job: Principal Software Engineer
Location: Manchester\\Harlow\\Glenrothes
Req ID: 134647BR

Summary of role
An exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Software Engineer to join Raytheon UK in our Global Sensors Division based in Harlow. This is a senior role, reporting to the Engineering Lead for Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) with the successful candidate taking a key position on the ATMS engineering team. Good leadership and effective management skills are required to support a multi-disciplined team. Working alongside our customer and the wider Raytheon business. We are working on a number of projects, delivering a new system to our customers whilst managing legacy software delivered in a Waterfall delivery model. You will be involved in the full software development lifecycle of multiple programmes. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you develop your career and maximise your potential.

Main duties of the position
A key person within the mission area, the objective is to lead and develop a multi skilled software workforce. To enable the team to deliver the ATMS software programmes to their best conclusion.
Key Responsibilities:
• Experience of senior customer liaison
• Experience of personal development for teams
• Experience of resource planning
• Engagement with multiple areas of the business including Engineering, Finance Business Development and Project Management.
• Identify and resolve issues related to tool, process and environment selection.
• Keep abreast of relevant technology changes and plan for new technology insertion.
• Support estimation activities.
• Involvement in the technical planning and management of projects.
• Define the scope and drive the strategy for teams.

Candidate Requirements
Essential Skills
• Experience working on Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) ,Power systems or systems of a similar high integrity
• Good knowledge of embedded software languages, toolsets and architectures
• Experience of ED-109A development requirements/processes
• Managing budgets
• Client Relationship Management
• Strong organisational and communication skilled both written and oral
Desirable Skills
• Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems
• Leading large/dispersed teams
• Professional certification
• Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V)
• Experience of Agile/SCRUM delivery
Key Behaviours
• Good interpersonal skills for customer and business liaison
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
• An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
• A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
• Ability to work closely with others in a small team
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good degree of initiative and flexibility
• Willingness to travel as required
Degree in Engineering or Numerate Subject desirable but not essential.
Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Flexible Benefits
• Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would be
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.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website
and search for Req ID: 134647BR Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV
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Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Glenrothes
United Kingdom - Harlow
United Kingdom - Manchester

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