Raytheon Systems

Senior Systems Engineer (Linux Engineer)

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Competitive Salary with excellent package
21 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Main duties of the position:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements·
  • Key interface to external customers and suppliers
  • Lead team/Scrum meetings
  • Responsible for reviewing team members deliverables and providing feedback & guidance
  • Act as a Lead Engineer for small/medium programmes and subsystems within the larger programmes
  • Support Estimation Activities
  • Supporting technical planning and management meetings
  • Provide software metrics to the programme

What we are looking for…

Essential Skills

Skills in two or more of the following:

  • Java application development
  • C/C++ based application development in a Linux environment
  • Web application frameworks development in languages such as JavaScript, jQuery,node.js, angular.js, HTML5/CSS3
  • Application development using Java orientated middleware, for example, JEE, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Camel
  • Software application development utilizing RDBMS (e.g. Oracle/MySQL)and/or unstructured persistence layers, (e.g. ElasticSearch, MongoDB )

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Experience of scripting languages; Perl, Python, ruby
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Experience of Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Spark)
  • Experience in secure development techniques and tools that produce secure systems
  • Understanding of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V)
  • Experience of PKI and encryption techniques

What we can offer you…

On-going development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

  • Annual bonus + for this division an additional bonus for maintaining the highest level of government clearance
  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
  • 1.30pm finish on a Friday (37 hour week)
  • 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.


Due to the nature of Raytheon's commercial government client base, successful candidates will be expected to achieve the appropriate level of clearance specific to their employment.

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