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Job Ref:  86791BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Harlow
06/10/2016 04:01
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Req ID: 86791BR
Location: Harlow/Warminster

The Defence Targeting Toolset (DTT) Programme is seeking senior and mid-level developers to join its software development team. In the final stages of enhancements to the first release of functionality, we are looking for additional developers to onboard and prepare for building the forthcoming second increment.

About Raytheon UK :
Raytheon UK is the UK arm of Raytheon Company, a technology leader specialising in defence and cybersecurity and providing capabilities in command, control, communications, computing, cyber and intelligence (C5I). With facilities in England, Scotland and Wales, and more than 1500 employees, we are a major technology exporter to more than 40 countries, including the U.S.

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About DTT :
Sitting within the Information Exploitation section of the Intelligence & Security Business Unit, DTT provides users with a single source-of-truth in collation and management of targeting data, including consumption of data from external services, distribution and guaranteeing consistency; thorough audit capability of decision making; automatic generation of reports; and an increase in operational tempo.

DTT is an n-tier Rich Web Application, built on Service Oriented Architecture and comprising RESTful services. We work within an Agile development framework from a prioritised backlog, with daily standups and regularly creating releasable builds.

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About the Location(s) :
The existing development team are based in both our new office in the Harlow Enterprise Zone, and in the laboratory at the customer MoD site in Warminster. Candidates may choose to be based at either location.

About You :
Our ideal candidate must have demonstrable experience designing and developing enterprise-grade Object-Oriented Java applications, including integration with middleware and RDBMS, third-party/open source libraries and handling problems of concurrency and scalability. You will have worked and thrived in an Agile environment, knowing and committing to the responsibilities of an Agile developer; you will be able to show your dedication to delivery.

You'll have great communication skills and be able to use them with senior managers, customers and peers alike. You will have a desire to share what you know and guide and lead junior developers and your peers, taking ownership of problems and creating high-quality, comprehensively tested solutions. You'll also be able to review other solutions, thoroughly, in depth and in detail. You'll be passionate about technology, keeping yourself up to date with changes across the industry and with ideas for how to use them in the product.

As a senior developer, we will expect you to have experience in some of the following:

Technologies :
  • Spring and its sub-projects
  • Hibernate (or other ORM framework)
  • JUnit (or other Unit Testing framework)
  • Web Services, particularly REST, and JSON
  • Apache/Adobe Flex and/or Google Web Toolkit (or Java Swing, AWT, Java FX, or other UI framework, AJAX, or modern JavaScript framework)
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • Jasper Reports
  • JBoss (or other Application Server)
  • JMS
  • Ant or Maven
  • Active Directory

Techniques, Concepts or Methodologies :
  • Scrum and/or Kanban (or other Agile frameworks)
  • TDD
  • OO Design and UML
  • OO Design Patterns and/or Enterprise Design Patterns
  • Enterprise Service Bus
  • Continuous Integration (and, optimally, Continuous Deployment)
  • DevOps (including DevSecOps, or other Dev*Ops variant)
  • Mapping, Geolocation, Symbology and Geographic Information Systems

Tools (particularly if you have any experience in an administrative role):
  • TeamCity (or Jenkins, Hudson, CruiseControl, or other Continuous Integration tool)
  • Atlassian JIRA (or ClearQuest, or other Issue Tracking tool)
  • Atlassian Crucible/FishEye (or other Code Review tools)
  • Open Source libraries and APIs
You will also need to either hold, or be able and willing to obtain, SC-level Security Clearance, which the Company will sponsor for the successful candidate.

The offer to the successful candidate will comprise of a competitive salary and a comprehensive selection of benefits, including:
  • 25 days holiday on joining, rising to 27 days after five years' service, plus statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Company-organised career development and training, support for self-organised CPD, and access to the Company's Learning Management System, including Books24×7.

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Software Engineering
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow
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