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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Raytheon U.K.

2020-01-15 10:02:00

Job location Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Engineering

Job description

Summary of role
An exciting opportunity for a skilled Senior Software Engineer to join Raytheon UK in our Global Sensors Division based in Harlow. The role will report to the Software Team Leader for Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) with the successful candidate taking a position on the ATMS software engineering team. Good communication skills are required to work with a multi-disciplined team. 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
Basic Objective: A member of the Software Engineering Team of ATMS within the Global Sensors mission area, the objective is to contribute to the development of estimates, writing software, bug resolution, testing and documentation as part of a multi skilled software workforce. To be part of the team to deliver the ATMS software programmes to their best conclusion.

Key Responsibilities:
· Supporting estimates for software tasks whilst considering the full software lifecycle
· Collaborating with the Software Team to implement the best solutions to engineering problems with the software.
· Supporting resolution of issues related to tool, process and environment selection.
· Keeping abreast of relevant technology changes in order to support new technology insertion.
· Involvement in the technical planning and management of projects.
· Defining the scope and drive the strategy for teams.

Candidate Requirements
Essential Skills
•Good knowledge of embedded software languages, toolsets and architectures
•Experience of Real Time Operating System concepts and operations
•Practical use of and writing tests for, static and dynamic testing tools such as pc-lint, VectorCast or CodeSonar.
•Experience of unit testing using tools such as cpp-unit or similar in an embedded environment.
•Demonstrable experience of using embedded software debugging tools such as JTAG, GDD and Code Composer Studio or similar to find and fix software issues.

Desirable Skills
•Experience of ED-109A development requirements/processes
•Experience working on Air Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) ,Power systems or systems of a similar high integrity
•Experience of Agile/SCRUM delivery

Key Behaviours
•Good written and oral communication skills
•Good time management
•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.

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

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.

Standard Benefits:
• 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
• 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available.

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. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion counsel, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant 'Gold Award' Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

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