Principal Systems Engineer

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The successful candidate will perform requirements definition, design, development, and integration & test of Special Test Equipment (STE) used for prime-item engineering development, production support and depot maintenance/re-work of airborne processor modules for the F-16 Program and other SAS efforts. The job consists of performing and supporting a wide-variety of in-house STE design, development, integration & test tasks to deliver test system solutions to Raytheon production facilities, prime contractor and/or U.S. Government. This position will require proactive interaction and collaboration with personnel from several functional disciplines to develop and sustain STE. The job tasks will include documentation preparation, STE concept development, STE applications architecture, STE applications development and sustainment, bench & laboratory testing, and product demonstration & sell-off.

Required Skills:

  • 10 years of related work experience
  • Prior experience in digital design development role using COTS components to deliver stand-alone test equipment solutions
  • Prior design experience leading personnel or directly participating in development of low-to-medium complexity Circuit Card Assemblies (CCA)s
  • Prior experience in generating test applications (i.e., test software) to support prime-item development and production
  • Prior experience in leading the development and sustainment of test systems applications from requirements to release
  • In-depth understanding of COTS computer architecture, interconnect/interfaces, and standard communication protocols
  • Demonstrated ability to perform test equipment trouble-shooting and failure diagnosis with directly-relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication and technical writing skills to enable effective personal interaction and collaboration with a multi-discipline team
  • Ability to access US only data systems
  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with embedded firmware design, development, and de-bug application environment and tools
  • Experience in test equipment calibration, instrumentation, and environmental stimulus application (vibration and thermal profiles)
  • Experience working in the engineering laboratory and transition to production environments performing STE hardware, software, & firmware integration and test activities
Required Education:
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Computer Engineering
Desired Education:
  • Master?s degree in Electrical Engineering is highly-desirable
  • Additional training and/or certifications with applicability to test equipment design development, integration, and test tools are also desirable
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

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.


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