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Sr Principal QA Engineer Raytheon
Tewksbury, MA

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Job Description

What's YOUR Mission?

Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. Raytheon gains inspiration from a noble mission, shared by Raytheon employees around the globe, while providing an inclusive culture empowering employees and celebrating their contributions.

The Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) Engineering Quality (EQ) organization enables engineering quality solutions, capabilities and services to the business. Most important is collaboration with our functional partners and customers (internal and external) to execute and solve problems quickly and efficiently. EQ embeds itself throughout the Engineering lifecycle to prevent defects from reaching the warfighter and to ensure flawless program execution to meet quality, cost, schedule and technical objectives.

We have an immediate need for a Software (SW) Quality Engineer (QE) to join the Engineering Quality Seapower Section located in Tewksbury, MA. The Seapower Section is responsible to partner with Engineering to ensure work products are free from defects throughout the engineering lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

Assess Engineering work products (Peer Reviews, Configuration Control Boards, Code Reviews, Product Readiness and Sale, etc.) to identify and eliminate in-phase defects

Perform project data analysis to drive root cause and correction action

Participate in test preparation and execution to ensure requirements are verified

Review Risk and Opportunity data to lead projects to eliminate risks and/or realize opportunities

Investigate failures, participate in failure review boards, support failure investigation teams and drive root cause analysis

Drive continuous improvement

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 10 years SW Engineering, SW Testing or equivalent SW lifecycle experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Mathematics

Ability to obtain Department of Defense Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of 15 years SW Engineering experience

Master's degree in Engineering

Domain knowledge in SW Coding and/or Testing

Domain knowledge in Agile, Code Analysis and/or Test Automation techniques

Demonstrated Applied Critical Thinking Skills

Ability to influence without authority, experience with cross functional teams

Experience in multiple phases of the program / product life cycle

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action expertise

Existing Secret Clearance

Ability to prioritize work load in a multi-tasking, resource constrained work environment

Minimum of 5 years Quality Engineering experience

American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification, R6s Expert or Six Sigma Black Belt

Raytheon Six Sigma Principal Specialist or Expert

Mission Assurance Certification Software Level 4 or Mission Assurance Lead Level 3

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience presenting to leadership & negotiation skills

Travel domestically or internationally up to 20%

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust 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 superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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Raytheon: Making the World a Safer Place

"Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."

* Thomas A. Kennedy

Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

141152BR 141152 Business Unit Profile

Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type



Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering


Quality Assurance

Software Engineering

Systems Engineering


Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

MA - Tewksbury

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

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

10001 employees

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