Principal Modeling & Simulation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems (SAS) has an immediate opportunity for a Systems Engineer working with GPS and navigation to support all ranges of product development, including system architecture, system design and development, system integration and test, and production. Candidate should have experience leading small teams.

Required Skills:

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Physics
  • Ten (10) years of experience in one or more of the following technical domains: RF/IR signal processing, electronics, navigation (GPS or Inertial), missile autopilots, modeling and simulation (for example 6-DOF), aerodynamics, missile related mechanical engineering (flight control systems, warheads, missile structures, seeker gimbals, RF/IR seeker sub-systems);
  • Six (6) years of systems engineering experience with exposure in one or more of the following domains: requirements analysis and development; system performance analysis; integration and verification; and subsystem or system architecture development
  • Past work experience interacting with multidisciplinary teams of system design professionals including electrical, mechanical, software and logistics engineers
  • Prior work experience giving technical briefs or presentations after synthesizing or generating technical materials from multidisciplinary sources. (Note: In person interview process will require giving a short presentation on a systems engineering topic of your choice.)
  • The position requires being able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance
  • Experienced at preparing management level briefings Active or Interim DoD Secret Clearance is Required
  • Must have a current Secret Clearance
  • US Citizen

Desired Skills:
  • Current DoD secret or TS/SSBI clearance
  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Physics
  • Matlab and/or C++ experience
  • Modeling and Simulation experience
  • Experience with model-based systems engineering
  • Missile performance analysis
  • Ability to visualize system functionality, to create block diagrams, and to analyze system performance
  • Ability to analyze issues and define solutions
  • Ability to perform trade studies to optimize system performance
  • Familiarity with DoD customer infrastructure with respect to command and control, telemetry, flight test, ISR, fixed wing, and/or rotary wing systems
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering Product Development Cycle
  • Strong communication and leadership skills including effective written, verbal, and listening skills

Required Education: B. S. in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or other related field; M. S. desired

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

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. 125798BR 125798

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.