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RTX Corporation Principal Digital Factory Developer (onsite) in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA101: Andover MA 350 Lowell St Essex 350 Lowell Street Essex, Andover, MA, 01810 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.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.


Raytheon Industry 4.0 - Smart Digital Factory and Automation (SDF&A) has an immediate career-growth opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and innovative Software Systems Engineer team member to join our Team. As a Smart Digital Factory Developer, you will be a key contributor to design, development, integration, and testing and deployment of advanced IIoT / Industry 4.0 technologies. Additionally, this role will perform root cause corrective action (RCCA) for any software issues identified in the SDF&A products in the manufacturing factory while supporting data analytics and data visualization efforts. The role will work in close collaboration with digital factory engineering, chief engineers / architects, front end of the business, and SDF&A / factory leadership and will include all aspects of the product development lifecycle - planning, requirements, design, development, test, deployment, and sustainment.

Raytheon Innovators – Advanced Manufacturing:

* This position is onsite at our Andover, MA location and may support occasional remote work. Must be available for infrequent (approx 10%) travel to other Raytheon U.S. locations *

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Contribute to IIoT continued growth and deployment by working with sensors, gateways, connectivity solutions, APIs, and data analytic platforms.

  • Provide recommendations and execution on methods to connect manufacturing equipment to IIoT layer network

  • Ability to set communication protocols and network configurations on network devices (EIP, Modbus/TCP, MQTT, etc).

  • Analyze and correlate large, complex data sets; support digital thread implementation; develop and execute analytics reports and visualization toolsets while ensuring data integrity.

  • Contribute to major team projects as well as work with minimal oversight to solve complex problems

  • Supporting SDF&A Automation & Engineering Systems.

Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires University STEM degree and 5+ years related experience, to include significant Ignition SCADA development using combination of tools such as: SQL, Python, HTML5, JSON, scripting and dashboarding.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued Secret security clearance and who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Experience with Industry 4.0 key concepts – connectivity, data collection, cloud, IIoT, systems integration, AI, machine learning.

  • Experience using industrial communication protocols such as Modbus/TCP, MQTT, EIP, SECS/GEM, etc.

  • Experience with data analytics with skills that demonstrate ability to prepare, process, analyze, and visualize significant amounts of information from multiple data sources.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ignition gold certification

  • Experience with Splunk!, PowerBI, GraphQL, Tableau, SQL Server, SAP, Eyelit, Windows Task Scheduler Automation, NI LabVIEW, TestStand and SystemLink

  • Experience in distributed controls, cyber security, creating web applications, IT infrastructure integration or other related fields

  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps services framework

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment and familiarity with MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)

  • Strong communication, troubleshooting, project management and collaboration skills; experience working across organization boundaries.

  • Understanding of automation systems (robots, vision systems, PLCs, etc.) deployment and integration

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package 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.

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. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

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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Raytheon Technologies 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.