Space Systems- Senior Level-EO Systems Engineer-SSBI

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is the place for you. In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you?ve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We?re looking for you.

This is a Systems Design Interface (DI) Lead position for the Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) IPT on a complex Electro-Optical (EO) Program. The design interface team oversees the Electrical, Mechanical, and Optical interfaces of the system. As the DI Lead, you will drive the execution by providing direction to the team while considering technical, cost, and schedule priorities of the program. Responsibilities of the team include development and maintenance of interface control documents (ICDs), supporting Failure Review Boards, requirements verification, ownership of the power management model, CONOPS, sensor level integrated model management, and Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) blanket design.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience
  • Experience with Electro-Optical (EO) systems, subsystems, or assemblies
  • Experience with Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
  • Prior leadership experience
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems as separate requirements within the basic qualifications/required skills list
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • Required active SSBI clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Strong background in Electrical, Mechanical, or Optical Engineering with knowledge of all three disciplines
  • Experience with requirements allocation, development, management, and verification
  • Control Account Manager (CAM) Experience
  • Team oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good communication, management, and leadership skills
  • Master's Degree/PhD in relevant field

Bachelor?s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM), or Master's Degree/PhD in relevant field with 8 years of engineering experience


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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