Senior Systems Engineer II – Systems Integration Test and Evaluation - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-21
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
United States

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.

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

Opportunities for Systems Engineers currently exist within SVTAD's Systems Integration Test & Evaluation (SITE) Department in Huntsville, AL. SITE personnel execute integration, verification, validation, and sell off for numerous defense programs with a primary focus on domestic and international radar systems. They 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.

These engineers 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. You will support various engineering activities that include test and systems validation, modeling and simulation, requirements analysis, data analysis, flight test analysis and overall systems integration. Expect to plan and perform V&V assignments which include collaborating with others in determining method of verification, generating test plans and verification procedures, developing analysis tools to perform the verification, and documenting results in a V&V report. You must be able to travel as required to support program requirements.

This position can be a salary grade G09 Senior Systems Engineer II or salary grade G10 Principal Systems Engineer I based on qualifications.


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
  • Experience in development of analysis using simulation systems
  • Experience with some form of the Systems Engineering Product Development Cycle Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical discipline

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



Desired Skills:

  • Experience in development, analysis or test on radar systems, signal processing, electro-optical systems or components
  • 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

At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

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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This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 130278BR 130278

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.