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Raytheon Technologies Principal Software Engineer in McKinney, Texas

Are you an enthusiastic experienced Software Engineer interested in an opportunity to work in the greater Dallas area?

Then join our Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) team and contribute to programs that save lives and enable the freedoms we enjoy.

Every day at RIS, our extraordinary engineers are empowered for excellence and inspired to invent in an inclusive environment where work-life balance is an elegant solution, not a slogan.

Our passionate and diverse engineers develop demanding, trusted, superb solutions to make the world a safer place.

We are looking for a demonstrated and progressive leader to join our Software Engineering Center team in McKinney, Texas.

RIS is a leading provider of a vast array of active electronically scanned array/scanning radars, electro-optical/infrared sensors, and various integrated systems solutions to provide customers with actionable information for strike, persistent surveillance, and special mission applications.

These best-in-class systems perform detection, identification, tracking, targeting, navigation, weather, and situational awareness tasks from a variety of airborne platforms including maritime, littoral and overland patrol aircraft, unmanned aerial systems, and other tactical, attack and transport rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Raytheon radar products are deployed by every branch of the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and several other government, commercial and international customers.

RIS offers extensive reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k), paid holidays and paid time off.

In addition, this position is eligible for relocation assistance. You will work with RIS professionals around the country who thrive in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees. You will continue your career in a challenging and collaborative organization, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

This position supports multiple airborne radar programs that will be executed out of the RIS McKinney location.

In addition to the modification of the existing code base, new software functionality/capabilities will be added in order to meet program specific requirements. This positon will provide senior software development expertise to the team. The individual must be able to operate in a fast-paced agile development environment and interface with other disciplines including systems engineering and firmware to accomplish program objectives.

The successful candidate must be able to quickly understand the existing code base, strategically apply customer specific requirements to the existing design, adapt the design as required to comply with the overall system architecture and then implement and test the required functionality.

The program will use a continuous integration approach to testing.

Specific development tasks may include radar mission software (signal processing, control processing, navigation processing, scheduling, etc.), test infrastructure support, system emulation, or related IRAD development.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with real time embedded software development

  • Experience programming in multiple modern programming languages including C++

  • Hard real time application development experience or experience with HW/SW level interfaces

  • Experience with all the phases of software development lifecycle

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Existing DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience radar development experience

  • Experience on Embedded Linux, VxWorks, or GreenHills operating system

  • Multi-processor and Multi-threaded development experience

  • Experience in execution of tasks with little to no direction and to lead the efforts of others

  • Proven experience working with technically skilled teammates and customers

  • Prior software development experience using Agile Methodology

  • Experience with Jira, Bitbucket, Git, Synergy, Eclipse, Visual Studio, LabWindows/CVI, Jenkins, Coverity, SonarQube

  • Experience developing and integrating software for large complex systems in multiple environments - Virtual Machine, COTS representative HW and target HW

  • Experience developing test plans (STP), test procedures (STD), and writing automated regression test scripts

  • Experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design using UML

Required Education:

  • Minimum Bachelors of Science degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field (STEM)


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.