Principal Software Engineer - Space Systems

RTX

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(262)

Arlington, VA

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
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    Position summary

    sitions in its Arlington, VA office. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with an ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team solving complex technical challenges.

    If you enjoy working in a culture that emphasizes innovation, teamwork, and technical excellence in a collegial work environment that values creativity and initiative, we'd like to hear from you.

    RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

    This position is a hybrid role, and the selected applicant will work with the hiring manager to set schedule.

    What you will do

    In support of chiefly DoD and Intelligence Community missions, BBN's Information Exploitation (IX) group specializes in the development and deployment of cutting-edge third-wave AI solutions to enable the advanced machine reasoning needed for the fully autonomous trusted systems of tomorrow.

    Within IX, we combine structured semantics with mathematical formalisms to enable explainable decision making, sense-making and course of action analysis in real-time.

    You will support IX in end-to-end space systems architecture development and support for current and future space-based programs for DoD and IC customers. You will leverage and balance your SME experience in the space domain with senior technical software or systems engineering knowledge.

    You will be work with leading scientists and engineers to utilize semantic graph technology to build modern software that leverages AI to enable Strategic Decision making and Semantic Autonomy applications.

    Required Qualifications

    • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience

    • Current DoD or IC Top Secret security clearance. US citizenship is required

    • Strong experience designing and implementing applied research / rapid prototype space and space c2 ground systems for DoD or IC customers

    • Proficiency developing full stack software applications written in Java, Python, C++, or Javascript as either a software or systems engineer

    • Ability to work in a team environment with scientists and engineers at multiple seniority levels to derive and explain solutions to complex problems

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Occasional overnight travel is required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree and additional experience is desired

    • Experience with Systems Engineering, particularly for space and ground systems

    • Experience working applied research and rapid prototype programs, particularly for space and space c2 ground systems

    • Interest in machine reasoning, semantic graph technologies, data analytics, or artificial intelligence technologies

    Why us

    Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

    Relocation Eligible: Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements.

    This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

    The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 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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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.