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Job Ref:  87466BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
11/10/2016 04:02
Role: Software Development Engineer (Contract)
Location: Portsmouth
Req ID: 87466BR

An opportunity to join a small UK software development team, part of Raytheon Anschuetz, producing high performance applications targeted at the maritime industry. Products include Integrated Navigation, Bridge and Surveillance Systems.
The team is working in an agile (SCRUM) development environment primarily developing in C++ making use of modern tools from industry and the open source community.

The successful candidate will require excellent communication skills and be an effective problem solver able to work under their own initiative as a prominent member of the team.

. Assist in the capture and analysis of technical requirements including estimating timescales and product delivery milestones
. Design, implement and maintain software across a variety of application types including back-end database management, communication infrastructure and client-server programming
. Front-end graphical user interface design
. Software testing (creation, documentation and execution) including unit tests and simulation tools
. Assist in evaluating and recommending new technologies, tools and processes to help maintain high levels of excellence

Essential Skills:
. Able to demonstrate and explain in detail a personally developed software application in any chosen programming language.
. Knowledge of C++ and object oriented methodologies.
. Knowledge of data structures and their applications
. Good mathematical and algorithm development skills

Desired Skills:
. Development experience in one or more of: C, C++, Qt Framework, UI Design
. Other technologies including COM, ATL, STL, XML, Web services, Network Programming
. Knowledge of database coding and administration: SQL Server or similar a plus
. Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Holder of current SC security clearance is strongly desirable as this is a contract role.

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 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.

Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the link to the website NA
and search for Req ID: 87466BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV.
Please also view the Raytheon video: NA

Business Unit Profile
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 security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems at it's facilities in the UK.

Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at NA and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Software Engineering
Engineering Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Science

Type Of Job
Work Location
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Portsmouth
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