Principal Tech Support Engr

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Description

Applied Signal Technology is seeking engineers who strive for excellence and have a passion to be part of a team that strengthens our nation and improves the security of our world.

With locations in Sunnyvale and Anaheim Hills, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, Dulles, VA, and Annapolis Junction, MD, AST provides trusted strategic and tactical SIGINT solutions that secure the interests of the U.S. and its partners. AST’s work in areas such as high-capacity broadband communications, signal processing and analysis, tactical SIGINT, and wireless communications continually challenges our extraordinary engineers to resolve problems and make the world a safer place. AST’s work environment is passionate, highly collaborative and provides engineers the freedom to strengthen and expand their skills, explore new and creative ideas, and work closely with our nation’s finest service members all while embracing integrity, diversity and work-life balance. AST offers generous reward and recognition programs in compensation, broad career development opportunities, excellent health care options, educational assistance, parental leave, flexible work schedules, 401(k) with matching, paid holidays and paid time off.

Whether you wish to live near and experience the California coast, the Maryland shores, our Nation’s capital, or Utah’s lakes and mountains, AST encourages you to consider exploring the unique and rewarding opportunities our cutting-edge-technology team can offer.

**This particular position can be staffed in Salt Lake City, UT, Dulles, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Sunnyvale, CA or Anaheim Hills, CA.**

As an Infrastructure Support Engineer you will be an integral part of a team that makes decisions and generates ideas that will push products above and beyond. You will guide and oversee the design, build, test and delivery of advanced high-capacity systems that process modern communications.

We are currently seeking Infrastructure Support Engineers with experience in system development to support multiple programs. You will work with other experienced members in R&D on system development and deployments for the protection of our country. You need excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work autonomously yet collaboratively in a team environment. You will generate briefings and present material to team members, customers, and AST Management as necessary.

Required Skills:
Minimum of 8 years related work experience developing in C++ in a Linux environment
Experience with Linux
Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
Experience with multi-threaded code
Experience with System Administration
Experience with distributed or networked systems
Experience verifying and validating the software and system work as intended
Experience working both in a team environment and independently
Experience developing, coding, testing, and debugging complex algorithms
Ability to work non-traditional hours, and weekends as needed
Existing TS/SCI clearance (Active within the last 24 months)

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills:
Experience with User Interface development
Experience with Qt
Experience and/or knowledge of network protocols, such as TCP/IP
Experience with or basic understanding of telecommunications systems concepts and/or signal processing
Experience with Configuration Management tools, such as Puppet, Chef, or Salt
Experience with scripting languages such as Python and Perl
Experience with Cisco networking equipment
Experience with process improvement
Existing TS/SCI clearance w/Poly (Active within the last 24 months)

Required Education:
Bachelors of Science (BS) Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a STEM related field

Desired Education:
Masters of Science (MS) Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a STEM related field

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

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.


Space And Airborne Systems

Relocation Eligible


Talent Area

Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Job Function

Engineering & Sciences Support

Clearance Type

TS/SCI - Current

U.S. FLSA Classification


Principal Infrastructure Support Engineer | Raytheon Company

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