Systems Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Las Cruces
New Mexico
United States

Raytheon is currently seeking candidates for Satellite Operations and Maintenance (O&M) positions. The selected candidate(s) will join a skilled O&M team working in a 24/7 operations environment. The O&M team is responsible for all aspects of Operations Planning and Command and Control, including monitoring day-to-day activities as well as identifying and solving challenging problems as they occur. After completion of comprehensive on-the-job training, the candidate(s) will be part of a certified team of subject matter experts that are integral to our customer's success.

Job Duties:

•Build and/or execute a daily operations plan using complex software and hardware systems
•Technical knowledge of a large repository of formal procedures with the responsibility to accurately select and apply the correct procedure(s) depending on the specific scenario at hand
•Document discrepancies as they occur. Implement workarounds and contingency plans to minimize impacts of system anomalies
•Cross-train in other operator positions as assigned and assist with training of other personnel on the contract team
•Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Must be eligible to work in the US with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI/Security Clearance with CI Poly prior to starting employment
    •This position is in support of an integral 24/7 Operations environment. As such:
    •Availability for non-scheduled call-in is required
    •The job assignment requires working a rotating shift schedule
    •Availability to work overtime is required

    •Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    •Must be able to apply critical thinking toward problem solving in time-critical situations
    •Must effectively work in a team environment
Desired Skills:
•Experience working a rotating shift schedule
•Experience giving and receiving training to/from a wide range of learning/teaching styles
•Experience working in a virtual team environment
•Experience using both Windows and UNIX platforms
•Experience with Perl, VBA, or other scripting languages
•Experience using the Microsoft Office suite

Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor of Science Degree- Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical - Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) obtained within the past 18 months or by Spring of 2019.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 125928

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.