Senior Validation and Test Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-05-24
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
United States


The System Validation, Test & Analysis Directorate (SVTAD) organization integrates all aspects of system validation, test, and analysis from initial system architecture, design and development, through system validation. The SVTAD Directorate has overall responsibility for the system integration and test process, test facility management and capital planning, as well as off-site system and flight test conduct, analysis and test problem resolution.

The SVTAD's Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation Department (SITE) provides system engineering, integration and test expertise to the Radar and missile defense systems programs within IDS. Opportunities currently exist for Systems Engineers to support the Mission Systems and Sensors (MSS) Business Area in Huntsville, AL. MSS is an integrated business team at Raytheon’s IDS that focuses on Radar technology. MSS develops Radars, land and sea-based, with systems that are able to detect, identify and track targets and objects at greater ranges, over-the-horizon and in space with greater sensitivity.

Job Description:

  • The engineer will support the advanced Radar technology; including hardware and software, for strategic and tactical Radars used as critical components in air and missile defense and situational awareness
  • Support various engineering activities that include test and systems validation, modeling and simulation, requirements analysis, data analysis, flight test analysis and overall systems integration
  • Collaborate with team member of the Radar Verification and Validation (V&V) effort in the development and performance of a V&V plan which compares simulation performance against the requirements established by the customer
  • Plan and perform V&V assignments which include determining method of verification, generating test plans and verification procedures, developing analysis tools in Matlab to perform the verification, and documenting results in a V&V report
  • Work with general guidance provided by the task Lead on general objectives and details of unusual situations and /or requirements
Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position. Travel is required to support program requirements

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience in an engineering to include programming in MATLAB, C/ C++, or other higher level program languages
  • Experience in radar systems test environments, and in development of test scripts and procedures
  • Experience in Radar test lab Environment maintenance and operation
  • Experience in development of analysis using simulation systems
  • Experience with some form of the Systems Engineering Product Development Cycle
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing

Desired Skills:


  • Experience with Command, Control & Communication (C3 Systems)
  • Experience in development, analysis or test on radar systems, signal processing, electro-optical systems or components
  • Familiarity with Raytheon businesses, policies, and practices
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma and IPDS
  • Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively execute tasks, resolve unexpected issues and meet challenging schedules in a research and development program environment
  • Ability to convey technical issues and provide status briefings to managers and key program stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve technical problems and analyze large sets of system performance data
  • MS/MA in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical discipline
  • Secret (or higher level) security clearance, or the ability to obtain such clearance

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical discipline.

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

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