Nuclear Certification Principal Systems Engineer

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Are you a results oriented engineering professional with exceptional attention to
detail and broad technological knowledge?

Are you an expert in certification of nuclear systems with experience working with
the National Laboratories?

Do you have demonstrated experience leading teams performing electronics, software,
and Systems Engineering tasks?

If you can answer ?yes? to these questions then we want to talk to you!

We are Raytheon Missile Systems and our Advanced Systems Development Center (ASDC) in Tucson, Arizona, is seeking a Principal Systems Certification Engineer with experience developing and certifying nuclear weapons systems or components.

Note:This position is a Principal Systems Engineer (G10) and qualified applicants will have commensurate experience as it relates to the skills and responsibility requirements of the position.

The Principal Certification Engineer will be a member of a small team working with designers to ensure our systems meet the rigorous standards required to ensure safe and reliable operation. These requirements demand both hardware and software assurance, and thorough documentation at all stages of development.

The Principal Certification Engineer will develop requirements that involve all major subsystems of a delivery system, from sensors and electronics to system interfaces and support equipment. It is important to have experience establishing formal requirements, testing, analysis, and documentation of a new design. This experience will be utilized over the lifecycle of a new Raytheon product, from design to fielding.

You will use your experience as a system engineer to develop and execute trade studies, requirements development and flow-down, performance characterization and validation, and requirements verification.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace Engineering.

(8) Years of experience in architecture and design of systems including some assignments with nuclear certification responsibilities.

Applied work experience involving electronics design, test, and analysis.

Applied work experience involving software design, test, and analysis.

Experience managing suppliers and coordinating subsystem solutions with them.

Experience generating specifications and statements-of-work.

Experience leading teams of technologists.

Security Clearance Requirement:

Must currently have or be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) issued Secret Security Clearance.

Top Secret or DOE Q clearance preferred.

Desired Education, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be viewed as an expert and serve as a consultant to the organization in determining and developing required architectures and technologies to achieve organization growth objectives in the area of nuclear certified software and hardware systems.

Excellent system engineering, software development, or analysis skills.

Experience in performance of requirements management tasks

The ability to interface effectively with customers and IPT members.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference,
criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens

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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.


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