Sr Systems Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS) business of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is the provider of integrated system solutions for the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP) for the U.S. Air Force and NATO. The integrated system solutions for MP-RTIP provide the customer with actionable information for strike, persistent surveillance, and special mission applications. The Airborne Early Warning & Reconnaissance Department Engineer is a key contributor to this effort in the execution of MP-RTIP Development, Production and Sustainment programs.

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with the systems engineering lifecycle skills needed to support multiple radar ground station programs for the Sensor Command and Control Solutions team within the Airborne Early Warning & Reconnaissance Systems department.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide systems engineering support to sensor ground station programs, focusing on software integration, verification, and validation (IV&V)
  • Write and manage software test plans and procedures, including establishing traceability to customer specifications, system and software requirements, and Agile stories
  • Perform hands-on testing of software during Agile sprint demonstrations, incremental builds, and final acceptance testing
  • Support issue tracking and resolution by providing detailed write-ups of software defects and anomalies to the software team
  • Write software test reports capturing outcomes of formal test events
  • Create deliverable documentation conforming to company engineering standards and contract requirements
  • Work with software engineering team during design and test activities
  • Work with other specialty engineering teams, including security systems engineering, to ensure complete system test coverage
  • Ensure that cost and schedule commitments are being met
  • Work proactively to complete tasks with limited oversight and direction

Required Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:
  • 6 years systems engineering experience with a focus on software integration and test
  • Experience using Linux, Solaris, or other UNIX operating system—Linux strongly preferred
  • Experience writing test plans, procedures, and reports
  • Proven experience creating high-quality documentation in accordance with Government standards
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to ask good questions and rapidly acquire domain knowledge from team members and experts
  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems

Desired Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:
  • Domain knowledge about Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS)
  • Domain knowledge about intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) imaging sensors carried aboard U-2 and/or Global Hawk platforms
  • Domain knowledge about mission planning, particularly sensor planning
  • Experience supporting a software development or maintenance program using Agile or Scrum methodologies, preferably in a Product Owner
  • Formal training and/or certifications in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience using Atlassian Confluence and/or Jira software
  • Experience with human factors engineering (HFE) for software systems, including familiarity with MIL-STD-1472G requirements
  • Experience developing software using Java, C, and/or C++
  • Cybersecurity experience or domain knowledge, specifically in the areas of National Security Systems (NSS) and/or DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Current certifications which satisfy the DoD 8570.01-M IA Technical (IAT) Level II requirements
  • Ability to represent the company to customers in a highly professional manner through email, teleconferences, and in-person presentations
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance, or ability to obtain such a clearance
  • Active SCI clearances relevant to AF DCGS, or ability to obtain such clearances

Required Education: B.S. Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or relevant degree

Desired Education: M.S. Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or other relevant advanced degree

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.