Raytheon Systems

Software Engineers (CONTRACT)

Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Negotiable Rates
22 Feb 2017
22 Mar 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

CONTRACT SOFTWARE ENGINEERS (16) - CURRENT SC CLEARANCE REQUIRED - UX/UI (C#. WPF) with database and unit testing experience. 12 - 18 Mths..

Permanent Staff also required (5)

ISR Mission Systems Software Engineers

Airborne Solutions

Summary of Role:

A desirable role for an experienced Software Engineer with a background in ISR platforms to work at both the system and software levels. To work at the software level to provide solutions for airborne mission management for either the Overseer Program or Platform Program Solutions.

The role will include tasks ranging from requirements definition, detailed design, implementation, to the agreed timescales, requirements and standards.

As a DAOS approved organization the Airborne Mission Systems Group is able to provide complete operational support and upgrades to new Airborne Platforms supported by RTN UK including the Sentinel Mission Systems.

The role will involve interfacing with the customer on multiple levels, the candidate will be expected to respond to technical queries from both the Customer and RTN UK communities and the software team being managed.

Main Duties:

Software Requirements Definition

Detailed Design and implement System\Software solutions to support the Airborne aircraft mission systems.

Design and document test strategies and procedures.

Ensure software engineers adherence to Design Standards and procedures. .

Responsible for personal development of team members.

Responsible for ensuring the software product meets the correct standards and customer requirement for delivery.

Liaise with the customer community to understand their issues and concerns

Candidate Requirements:


A degree in Computing or equivalent.

High Competency of Software Engineering principles

An able communicator in verbal, written and presentational forms.

A logical problem solver who can operate effectively under stretching project constraints.

Demonstrable history of providing programs with software solutions to complex problems that require regular use of ingenuity and creativity

Self motivated, self organising engineer looking to move to the next level and a Team Player

Experience of working within a Scrum development team.


Professional Microsoft Certification

OO Design\UML


Visual Basic

Windows System Administration

Recent experience of using C#, WPF/NServiceBus

UI/UX design

Software Testing (Unit Level and above)

Software Security

SQL Server

Competency with design patterns and SOLID principles

Experience with any of the following would also be considered as beneficial:

Military comms/datalinks - especially Link16

MilStd 1553 Serial Communications Protocol.

Military avionic systems

Image handling and processing

ArcGIS Runtime for

ArcMap/ArcGIS Server

About Raytheon:

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 & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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.


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.


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