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Senior Software Developer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Brighton
Closing date
19 Jan 2023

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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The Collins Aerospace, Information Management Solutions, Airports team provides complex technical solutions to airports and airlines ranging from check-In, Bag Drop and Biometrics, to smooth the passenger journey through the airport, along with helping airport reduce costs.

Collins Aerospace is seeking a Software Developer to join our team to work on the current and next generations of Airport Solutions. In this exciting role, you will engage with the wider teams to understand the technologies and solutions our customers need. Working with your peers and leaders, you will assist in estimating work, planning and developing our solutions. As part of our commitment to engineering excellence you will help share continuous improvement concepts to enable to us to identify new and improved ways of delivering high quality solutions to our customer products.

Primary Responsibilities:

Working with the Business Analysts and Development team to design and develop software solutions, following the Collins Software Development Lifecycle, using:
  • C#, XML, JSON
  • Data interchange technologies such as WCF, Web APIs, SOAP
  • Web technologies, including REST, Microservices and AngularJS
  • Work with the Quality Assurance/Test team to ensure that developed software has been tested at all levels of development, developing and sharing test plans
  • Agree your workload through communications with your Leader and the Technical Project Manager
  • Monitor your progress and report to the Technical Project Manager, emphasising any challenges or assistance needed to meet milestone commitments
  • Meeting cost and time commitments
  • Work with your Leader to understand process and best practice to be employed within your role, demonstrating adherence
  • Work with your Leader to build your personal development plan, to enable your growth within Collins Aerospace
  • Primary programs will be working on the Collins TransAction product, but through the Engineering Shared Services model, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple products, including the TravelPass product
  • Collins Aerospace, as part of Raytheon Technologies, has multiple locations and career opportunities in the UK and globally:
  • Work across diverse teams, share knowledge and experience through mentoring
  • Take part in training and workshops.
  • Contribute to emerging products and services that are redefining passenger experiences through contactless and biometric interactions.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Degree level qualification in relevant subject (Computer Science), with relevant industry experience
  • Experience working within a documented Software Development Lifecycle
  • Experience creating software products with C#, .Net Framework and/or Core
  • Experience with Application Technologies, such as DI, LINQ and JSON
  • Experience with Web Technologies, such as SOAP, REST, OAuth
  • Experience with T-SQL and SQL Server
  • Written and interpersonal skills
Desirable Experience:
  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps development methodologies
  • Knowledge of TDD practices
  • Knowledge of build / deployment pipeline automation (CI/CD)
  • Process documentation and continuous improvement
  • Cloud based infrastructure and architecture
  • Microservice and decoupled patterns
Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we're helping passengers reach their destination safely. We're connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we're providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career?

Join our Avionics team today.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working from Day 1
  • Fantastic Pension Scheme
  • Buy/Sell Holiday
  • Corporate Healthcare
  • Discount vouchers for many outlets
  • Peer Recognition awards
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace, in accordance with our 'Baseline Security' requirements, will request from candidates evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK, and employment and/or education history for up to three years, in relation to certain roles within the business. These relate to positions where access to export controlled items, (e.g., Technical data, hardware, software, and services subject to international trade control laws and regulations) and Collins IT Systems may apply. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has 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 and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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