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Development Engineer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Banbury
Closing date
16 Nov 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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Role Purpose

Site leader for the development test area and a key contributor to the generation of verification test evidence, demonstrating compliance to our customer requirements. The Development Engineer is responsible for the planning and execution of readiness activities and qualification testing through strong technical knowledge and excellent organisational skills. Quality of development deliverables, adherence to procedures and process are key aspects of the role.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsibility for the engineering test area, drive good housekeeping standards, generate and maintain test rig operating procedures.
  • Responsible for planning rig usage, arranging maintenance and calibration by the relevant teams.
  • Awareness and Involvement in all aspects of Development EH&S, including taking part in risk assessments of test equipment.
  • Training engineers to operate test equipment safely.
  • Interpretation of customer requirements into test definitions and formal Qualification Test Procedures.
  • Generation of test equipment definitions to support Qualification Test activities.
  • Able to perform Qualification, function and acceptance testing of engineering units where required; monitoring, recording and interpretting test data.
  • Sourcing and management of external test facilities.
  • Coordination of off-site testing including transportation, assembly and commissioning of all necessary support equipment, and performance of function tests during off-site testing.
  • Manage and document test failure investigations and recommend corrective actions and support the operations team with issue investigations.
  • Responsible for the generation and issue of Qualification/Development documentation (test procedures, waiver documents and test reports), or checking of documents generated by the team.
  • Review and approval of manufacturing tooling drawings.
  • Ability to complete simple drawing updates would be an advantage.
Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Engineering or Science related discipline
  • Operates with the highest level of personal integrity.
  • Able to work under own initiative, calm under pressure and responsive to change.
  • Logical approach to technical problem resolution and decision making.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - able to present test results and issues to the team.
  • Computer literate; familiar with general PC software (e.g. Windows, MS Office).
  • Process compliance driven.
  • Able to travel (5%)
About Us

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our benefits package includes a competitive base salary as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, as well as private dental & healthcare. In addition, there is an Employee Assistance Programme, ability to buy and sell holidays, cycle to work scheme, employee discounts and a fantastic pension scheme which operates a double match.

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 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.

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

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.


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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