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Senior Systems Engineer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Warminster
Closing date
19 Jan 2023

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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Raytheon's Mission Intelligence business provides a range of systems and services to the UK Ministry of Defence, which between them address a diverse array of military intelligence and planning needs. Our offering directly impacts the effectiveness and survivability of UK armed forces, so we are on the lookout for talented individuals to help us deliver the highest quality in information integration, processing, and geospatial visualisation.

What will I be doing?

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will work with cross-functional teams and various stakeholders to analyse and manage customer requirements, leading to actionable software development outcomes that deliver the best possible service and value for them.

You will be responsible for systems analysis; architecture; design; and development - and translating product roadmaps into well-defined requirements, including features, user stories and acceptance test criteria.

What skills and aptitudes will I need?
  • Previous experience of contributing to the development and deployment of applications in an Agile production environment through a CI/CD pipeline
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles and the impact these have on systems engineering and requirements management
  • Established background in systems engineering technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
  • Awareness of TOGAF
  • Eligible to hold Security Check (SC-level) clearance from the UK Government
Desirable skills:
  • Any experience with MoD systems, especially targeting-related, would be ideal
  • Experience in authoring and managing requirements with industry standard toolsets (e.g. DOORS)
  • Experience of planning, estimating, and defining engineering tasks
  • Knowledge of development of Systems of Systems


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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