Sr Systems Engineer I

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

The Airborne Multimode Radar Product Line, part of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems Mission Area in Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, seeks a Senior Systems Engineer to provide radar analyst and mode development support for terrain following radar programs with the potential to also work on maritime surveillance radar programs. The position will reside within the Airborne Multi-mode Radar Mode Development section in the Systems Engineering, Integration and Test Center. This systems engineer will work amongst other analysts supporting the program and will support the algorithm lead, chief engineer, and lead systems engineer.

  • Perform radar mode design and software spec definition for implementation of mode functionality.
  • Conduct and support various signal processing and waveform analyses
  • Development of mathematical algorithms for radar signal processing
  • Performance predictions and analysis of data received from the radar
  • Design and development of radar waveforms
  • Technical presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Team participation in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration, and test
  • Interface with IPTL, PM, team members, and other teams (SW and HW) on a daily basis
  • Conduct or participate in program technical review presentations, and provide analysis team?s task progress status updates and work products to the LSE and CE.
  • Ensure the consistent application of engineering best practices and all activities undertaken under your control are conducted to common standards in accordance with Raytheon's IPDS processes
  • Using Raytheon 6 Sigma proactively to foster a culture of continuous process improvement

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in systems engineering and algorithm development
  • Technical experience with radar/software systems engineering
  • Knowledge of radar signal processing techniques, mathematical algorithms, analytic techniques and computer simulations
  • Experience in Matlab, MathCAD, C++, or related languages and tools
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills including working with Microsoft Office Suite of Tools
  • Experience with and knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycles and demonstrable application of relevant methodologies and toolsets
  • Experience with radar mode algorithm development
  • Skilled at anticipating problems and planning to mitigate them
  • 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 TF Navigation concepts and algorithms
  • Radar mode development skills including maritime surveillance, MTI, air-to-air, sense and avoid, weather detection, and terrain detection / terrain avoidance
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Required Education: B.S. in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related discipline.

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


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.