Raytheon UK

Software Engineer - Entry Level

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Gloucester
10 Aug 2018
25 Sep 2018
Job Type
Job Title: Software Engineer (Entry Level)
Req ID: 110305BR

Location: Gloucester

About the role...

A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our rapidly growing Cyber Innovation Team based in Gloucester. We have a wide range of vacancies in our expanding Software Development Team. We operate a Agile/Scrum methodology and you will be involved in the full software development lifecycle, developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you develop your career and maximize your potential.

Main duties of the position

Basic Objective: To design, develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems

Key Responsibilities:

Design and develop product functionality, user interfaces and performance improvements

Document designs and advise on product support material

Investigate product issues and develop solutions to customer issues

Contribute to the innovation of new products and services for our customer base

Develop test plans and methodologies to ensure developed products meet Raytheon quality standards

Be involved in, committed to and part of the continuous improvement of software applications and systems

What we are looking for...

Essential Skills:

Skills in one 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 Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • 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

Key Behaviours:

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel if required


Degree in Numerate Subject desirable but not essential.

About Raytheon Cyber Security...

Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers' critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities led to the establishment of our Cyber Innovation Centre in Gloucestershire, which has grown rapidly since opening in late 2014. This has created a broad spectrum of roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies.

If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.

What we can offer you...

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

  • 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
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
SC - Current

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Cloud Computing
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Cyber Jobs
Data Science
Engineering Technology
Hardware Engineering
Information and Knowledge Systems
Integration & Test Engineering
Intelligence Analyst
Machine Learning
Quality Assurance
Research & Development
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering
Test Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Gloucester

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