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Raytheon Technologies Scientist Systems Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

If you are excited by the challenges of building software and systems that can withstand cyber attacks or that use sophisticated AI algorithms and autonomous drones to help find lost travelers, apply here at BBN/ Raytheon in Cambridge, MA.

We develop and demonstrate algorithms and ideas that make distributed systems resilient

• Operating systems

• compiler technologies

• Embedded systems

• Virtualization technologies

• Software engineering and development and manipulation of network and application stacks

• Security technologies

• Data-driven analysis, reasoning and quantification techniques

and the ability to work in a self-directed manner as part of a team is required.

We are primarily

interested in hiring new PhDs but are open to considering strong candidates at any level.

• Position may require some amount of overnight travel.

What you will do

• Think, design, implement, test, and integrate; capture and present results; publish papers

• Deliver smart solutions to hard problems in the form of working systems to be run and evaluated by external users

• Work collaboratively with other researchers within BBN, university peers and peer organizations

• Execute tasks on time and deliver high quality work product, respond to customer and evaluator feedback

• Learn about Computer Science

issues and challenges of national importance, and help address them

What you need

• Strong programming skills, particularly in Java, C/C++, Python

• Experience with distributed systems, cybersecurity, middleware

• Creative problem solving and experimental design

• Good oral and written communication skills

• BS (in Computer Science or related field) with 6+ years, or MS (in Computer Science) with 4+ years, or PhD (in Computer Science) with 0-3 years

• Position may require some amount of overnight travel.

• U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME

• Analytic thinking and problem solving

• Long term view, ability to capture and communicate complex ideas

What you will gain

• Experience working on cutting-edge research, prototype, development and transition

• Work with world class researchers and engineers that embrace innovation and challenge the status quo

• Opportunities to lead early in your career and establish a reputation in your field

• Improve your technical, writing and presentation skills, expand your network by establish relationship with customers and peers

• Get rewarded for your passion and entrepreneurial drive by

peer recognition and credibility, and even monetarily

Why Us

Our Intelligent Software & Systems team conducts R&D in advanced software and systems that are more capable and intelligent, adaptive and resilient; making a positive impact today and empowering the future.

We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, paid parental leave, paid time off, and many other employee discounts.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.