Software Engineer I

  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Marlborough, MA, USA
  • May 29, 2024
Full-time Agile C++ Java Linux MATLAB Python Software Development Software Engineering SQL Unix

Job Description

Join a team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond! Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in advanced technologically and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Joining Collins Aerospace isn’t just about finding a job; it is about embarking on a journey to redefine the future of aerospace technology.

Our Connected Aviation Solutions (CAS) – Air Traffic Solutions - Software Engineering Department (ATS-SED) has immediate early-career opportunities for talented Software Engineers to join a team of 120+ Software Engineers that are developing and supporting our several Air Traffic Control Systems worldwide, such as: STARS, NWP, AutoTrac II, Australia, India, Hong Kong.  Our programs are safety-of-life air traffic management systems we have developed for the FAA and international equivalents for use by air traffic controllers controlling civil and military aviation. This is an opportunity to learn new COTS, tools, processes, and methodologies as you focus on improving your skills to support, design, develop, integrate, and test operational software components throughout the SW development life-cycle.

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What You Will Do

  • Performing/Supporting the software team to design, develop, integrate and test operational and non-operational software updates for our Air Traffic Control (ATC) Product Line software.
  • Updating SW process documentation and work instructions needed to meet ATS SED’s high maturity level software engineering standards and processes.
  • Collaborative working with the software team and leadership to support cost and schedule.

Qualifications You Must Have 

  • Education - Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and have less than 12 months of relevant professional software engineering experience (excluding internships) OR graduated more than 12 months ago and have less than 2 years of relevant professional software engineering experience.
  • U.S. citizenship is required - Only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under these programs/contracts.

Qualifications We Prefer

  • Experience working across the full software development lifecycle with C/C++ Programming / structured programming in a Unix/Linux based development environment.
  • Familiarity with object-oriented technology and programming languages. Preferably Java.
  • Prior experience in SW testing and debugging source code; experience with ClearCase/ClearQuest, Jira, and Bit-Bucket configuration management.
  • Knowledge of Unix, Red Hat Linux, Python, SQL, Matlab, bash/ksh scripting.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment that requires frequent multi-level communication with other engineering domains, program management, and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of agile, continuous development/continuous integration (CD/CI), and automated testing concepts. Familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD).
  • Experience with commercial or open-source test automation tools, environments, and frameworks such as Jenkins, Grafana dashboards, Gherkin/Cucumber, Selenium, CUnit/Junit, kickstart.
  • Familiar with database, database schemas, Entity Relationship models. Preferably has worked with a relational database such as Oracle/Postgress/SQL Server.
  • Experienced in using integrated software development tools, such as Eclipse, VSCode, JetBrain.
  • Familiarity with Model-View-Controller design pattern for graphical user interface design, Javascript and/or GUI frameworks such as Angular/React experience is a plus.
  • Experience implementing signal processing and/or tracking algorithms in C++.
  • Familiarity with advanced memory management techniques supportive of real time processing of large volumes of data.

What We Offer

  • Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 
  • Flexible work weeks: 9/80A, 5/40; Flexible work Hours:  Core hours, Modified time
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • And more!

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

Our Connected Aviation Solutions team provides advanced information management systems, products and services that enable the connected ecosystem by bringing together Collins’ unique breadth of aviation, surface transportation and critical infrastructure products with our smart digital solutions to help us enhance every aspect of the end-to-end travel experience. We help airlines, airports, business aircraft and rail operators turn data into value to streamline operations, increase efficiency and reduce cost, enhance the passenger experience, and contribute to sustainable flight. By combining the best networks, connectivity, and data/analytics solutions, we’re solving big problems for our customers and the world, while enhancing the security and connectivity of systems both on and off the aircraft, to help operators and passengers stay more connected and informed and create a more sustainable, efficient, reliable, and enjoyable travel experience. Aviation connects the world. Our Connected Aviation Solutions team connects aviation. Sustainably. Seamlessly. Securely.

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.


The salary range for this role is 53,000 USD - 103,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.
Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.
RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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53,000 USD - 103,000 USD