System Security Software Development Lead

AZ201: RMS AP Bldg 801 1151 East Hermans Road Building 801, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

Booz Allen Hamilton

Using tomorrow’s technologies, Booz Allen advances the nation’s most critical civil, defense, and national security missions.

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United States of America


AZ201: RMS AP Bldg 801 1151 East Hermans Road Building 801, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

Raytheon Software Security Sensors and Effectors Department is looking for a Senior Principal Software Engineer – System Security Software Development Lead (S3DL) The S3DL will communicate and work closely with the Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL), Chief Product Owner (CPO), System Security Engineering (SSE) Leads, their team, the customer, and other leads and architects in support of a missile system development activity. The candidate will provide technical direction and lead a team of engineers to plan, assign, status, and guide all agile tasks across the team. The S3DL attends technical interchange meetings with the team members and key stakeholders and represents the organization in matters pertaining to the development of projects, provides status on assigned Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) tasks as required, provides document reviews, and resolves technical software engineering and integration issues.

This position requires understanding of real-time software design and the performance implications associated with specific System Security implementations. The candidate will require the ability to understand how their efforts affect the “big picture” of the missile system and be able to develop or review detail solutions at the source code level.

This is an onsite position in Tucson, AZ or Tewksbury MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Develop and recommend functional strategies and operational plans to improve software development processes, improve code reuse, and reduce redundant parallel development efforts between programs.

  • Coordinate with stake holders to implement strategies with short to medium-term impact on the organization (e.g., 1 – 2 years).

  • Provide presentations to communicate status to program leadership and customers.

  • Provide expert guidance to Systems Engineering / Software / Firmware teams during evaluation of different security techniques.

  • Train and mentor junior SW developers in embedded security development

  • Lead security related software development, integration, and testing of real-time missile software.

  • Develop software applications using C and C++ languages on a variety of computing platforms.

  • Manage time and resources to meet assigned deadlines.

  • Understand performance implications associated with specific System Security implementations on embedded and real-time systems.

  • Work closely with the Systems Security Engineering (SSE) team to define and implement requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

Education: Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math or related engineering/science discipline.

  • 10+ years in Software Engineering or Embedded systems

  • Experience leading technical or engineering teams.

  • Experience with C / C++

  • Experience with Xilinx MPSoCs , FPGAs or other related technologies.

  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued Secret security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math or related engineering/science discipline

  • Experience with Embedded Software Security

  • Implementing cryptographic algorithms and operations

  • Familiar with NIST standards for implementation of cryptographic algorithms

  • Experience designing, implementing, testing, or fielding real-time security-oriented solutions (embedded experience highly preferred)

  • Experience using security-relevant tools and devices for security auditing, network security, host/server security, communication security, or policy management.

  • Experience in Agile and DevSecOps environments.

  • Experience with Python / Perl

  • Knowledge with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) or Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)

  • SAFe Certified

  • Systems Security Engineering experience

  • Experience with Git, Microsoft Azure DevOps Server, and Jenkins.

What We Offer:

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.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 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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Country: United States
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