Systems Engineer (G10) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST) seeks a Systems Engineer who will be responsible for development, integration, test and deployment of systems for a variety of government missions. This systems engineer will collaborate with customers, RAST senior leadership, other systems engineers and software/hardware/FPGA engineers to develop new systems and Concepts of Operations as well as troubleshoot, enhance and maintain existing systems. In addition, this engineer will lead and perform the installation and field test of new technology systems in customer facilities to ensure customer mission success.

The Systems Engineer will be able to:

  • Rapidly come up to speed on existing products, systems and capabilities that relate to areas of current and new development
  • Understand platforms used for systems in government missions
  • Understand customer objectives and requirements, and conceptualize and put into practice new solutions
  • Brief those solutions to the customer community as the customer concepts evolve into firmer requirements and expectations
  • Define, analyze and document CONOPS, system requirements and specifications, and system architecture
  • Define, execute, and document technical trade, impact, and risk analyses
  • Generate concrete plans for loosely defined and/or highly complex challenges to enable engineering teams to execute and deliver solutions accordingly
  • Lead teams of engineers to develop and integrate software, hardware and FPGA components and platforms to form new solutions
  • Lead, plan and execute system integration and test as well as system deployment efforts
  • Provide technical, system operation and training support
  • Maintain customer focus throughout the systems/product development lifecycle to ensure satisfaction of customer objectives within cost and schedule constraints
  • Lead proposal preparation and program definition
  • Mentor less experienced and/or less knowledgeable engineers
  • Travel to various RAST locations and customer facilities for approximately 25% time.

    Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in systems engineering and product development
  • Practical experience in the development and deployment of advanced products and systems, including involvement with development and integration of software, hardware and FPGA-based components and subsystems
  • Experience leading cross-discipline (e.g., software, hardware and FPGA) engineering teams to develop, integrate and deploy advanced products and systems for government missions
  • Experience with systems integration
  • Experience as an individual contributor and/or technical lead in all phases of systems/product development life cycle
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong presentation and collaboration skills, especially in working with senior leadership, and external customers
  • Able to travel as needed (~25%)
  • The willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
  • MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience working with the SIGINT and/or airborne ISR community
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Extensive experience in broadband communications including telecommunications, networking, network operations, transport structures and switching equipment; or deep understanding of a related area and the demonstrated ability to come up to speed quickly
  • Practical experience in development and implementation of distributed processing architectures which address large-scale system issues, including processing and storage architectural tradeoffs, dataflow bottlenecks, delivery latency and database performance
  • Understanding of communications signal processing including the following areas: RF communications, optical communications, propagation, receivers, modulation and demodulation
  • Experience in development and implementation of digital signal processing algorithms, application software and embedded software for hardware platforms
  • Experience in development of communications systems architectures
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise with ISR airborne sensors, missions, and manned and unmanned airborne platforms
  • Practical experience with ISR airborne systems integration
  • Practical knowledge and experience with antennas, RF propagation and receivers
  • Experience in supporting business development efforts as a team lead and individual contributor (e.g., generating technical content and associated bid estimates for proposals and ROMS, writing white papers to address new market areas, technologies or concepts in support of customer requests and needs, etc.)
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities

Required Education: BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent

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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.