Senior Modeling & Simulation Engineer – Special Missions - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon’s Space Programs lead the industry in demonstrating the speed and agility required for next generation responsive space missions. A qualified candidate for the Space Programs must apply and/or develop highly advanced technologies and concepts exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness in the architecture, design, development, and test of SW products.

Senior software developer and technical leader with experience in modeling and simulation; developing models, analytical tools, and executive level visualizations for mission-level simulations. Candidate should be an experienced and effective communicator, task leader, and technical decision maker. Follow and/or recommend changes to processes and procedures. Work as a self-starter. Provide and meet budget and schedule requirements. Prepare and present or support presentations to management and customers. Produce documentation related to the design and release of software artifacts.

Responsibilities include: implementation of the software life cycle which encompasses requirement definition, software development, model integration and software verification, as well as troubleshooting, generating and resolving software change requests, and testing and integrating delivered software.

**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.***

Required Skills:

  • Must have practical coding experience using C/C++, Java, and MATLAB languages.
  • 10+ years of experience in physics-based modeling and simulation.
  • 10+ years of related technical individual contributor experience in large team software engineering development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical degree.
  • Software development lifecycle (SDLC) experience.
  • Experience developing software models to execute in large mission-level simulation environments.
  • Must have experience in integrating complex models into existing simulation frameworks.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and strong team-player.
  • Has experience or desire to provide technical leadership to teams of 5-10 engineers.
  • Current SCI with in-scope (5yr) SSB OR Top Secret with in-scope (5yr) SSBI.
  • US Citizen.
  • Access to US only data.
Desired Skills:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical field.
  • Experience with Model Based Software Development.
  • Experience with Systems Tool Kit and Freeflyer.
  • Experience with Agile Development and associated tools such as JIRA.
  • Understanding of software development best practices and processes.
  • Knowledge of MS Office or other presentation tools.
This position has been approved for Relocation Assistance.


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.