Sr Systems Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

White Sands
New Mexico
United States

Sr Systems Engineer - THAAD Mission Operation Center/Mission Support Center

Do you enjoy tackling technical problems no one has solved before?

Do you want to join a team that thrives on diversity of thought and innovative ideas?

If you answered "yes", then the Raytheon Systems Verification Test and Analysis Directorate (SVTAD) is interested in you. Our elite team integrates complex technology, debugging and resolving interface issues as we produce, demonstrate and deliver state-of-the-art software for areas including radars, command and control platforms, missile systems and cyber defense. As an integrator you will learn the design principles of new systems by attending design reviews to determine their architecture, operations and interfaces. As a Systems Engineer you will design specialized technical testing to demonstrate system performance to our customers, typically including live fire testing in the field. Join a world class team of systems engineers who are building defense technologies to make the world a safer place. Explore some of the systems you may be working with as a member of our team.

Ballistic Missile Defense:
USS Zumwalt:
Air and Missile Defense Radar:

MCVC in White Sands, NM is searching for a qualified Engineer to join the Sensors & BMC3I team for the caretaker of the THAAD Mission Operation Center/Mission Support Center (MOC/MSC).

Job Description:

  • The MOC/MSC caretaker will represent SNT interests at WSMR
  • Assisting with range coordination in preparation for SICOs
  • Assisting with coordination and oversight of deployment transportation to and from Biggs Airfield (trucks, cranes, forklifts, dunnage, etc.)
  • Assisting with other SNT assets located at WSMR such as the fuel pods
  • Work any other issues as needed (THAAD test prep, WSMR site surveys, etc.)
  • Travel up to 80% to domestic and international remote locations to support program requirements.
  • Work in remote and hazardous locations exposed to energized equipment, radar radiation hazards, and unexploded ordnance.
Required Education:

Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree from a two or four year institution of higher learning.

Required Skills:
  • Network and System Integration expertise
  • Maintaining the computer and network systems, including keeping the systems IAVA compliant
  • Refreshing the computer and network systems as required
  • Maintain the shelters, ISU-90s and ECUs Including repairs, corrosion mitigation, and periodic maintenance (shelter painting, ECU servicing, etc.)
  • The ability to deploy to all missions with exceptions
  • Be responsible for the MOC/MSC setup and teardown before and after each mission
  • Support setup and teardown for dual deployments should the timeline be supportable
  • Maintain the MOC/MSC throughout the mission
  • The ability to work closely with the Mission Capability Verification Center (MCVC) for support
Desired Skills:
  • Experience using design, debug, and test hardware/software.
  • Knowledge of analog/digital hardware design.
  • Excellent teaming skills, ability to multi-task, ability to work under stress, able to support across multiple disciplines, and flexible to travel to support the radar.
Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
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What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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