Sr. Hypersonics Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Are you a results oriented aerospace professional with exceptional ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness? Are you a recognized expert in developing system solutions for high-speed hypersonic vehicle systems? Do you have demonstrated experience leading a team in the architecture, design and test of high speed hypersonic flight vehicles? If you can answer “yes” to these three questions then we want to talk to you!

We are Raytheon Missile Systems and we are seeking a systems engineering professional with experience leading teams. We are investing in hypersonic research to aggressively pursue the key technologies, optimized mission system architectures, and system integration approaches required to operate successfully in the hypersonic environment and meet stressing requirements. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in conducting trades, developing architectures, creating the mission execution details, and deriving requirements while possessing the presence required to advise upper level management in pursuit of courses of action to achieve organizational business objectives.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the design of defense and weapon systems and associated technologies.
  • Experience in architecture, systems design, and test of high speed/hypersonic weapon systems and associated technologies.
  • Proficiency in leading a team in the design of flight vehicles, space, and/or ground vehicles with demonstrated experience as an aerospace architect and system designer including trade studies development and execution, requirements development and flowdown, and requirements verification and validation.
  • Demonstration of successful team leadership.
  • Experience in technical and cost proposal preparation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience managing suppliers and coordinating subsystem solutions with them.
  • Experience generating specifications and statements-of-work.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of how to balance and drive system performance and survivability
  • Well known with established relationships in the defense community including the hypersonics technical community.
  • An applicable advanced technical degree.
  • Top Secret Security Clearance
Note: This position is a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer (G11) based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and responsibility requirements of the position.

Required Education (including Major):
· Minimum Degree: B.S. (M.S. and/or PhD. desired)
· Majors: Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics – General, and Aero & Astro Eng (System Engineering Content desired)
Security Clearance: Secret (TS desired)
Must currently have or be able to obtain a DoD issued Secret Security Clearance. At a minimum, an Interim Secret clearance will be required in order to start work. 126139

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.