Advanced EO Systems – Junior Level – EO Target Tracking and Data Analyst - Secret - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description:

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is the leading provider of advanced EO systems. We provide war fighters the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. This position is specifically for a Systems Engineer to provide algorithm systems engineering as part of the Advanced EO Department. This department provides the full range of systems design and analysis-related activities in support of SAS EO programs.

These activities include:

  • Development of mathematical algorithms for EO signal processing and calibration
  • Development of mathematical algorithms for target tracking and data fusion
  • Development and maintenance of system requirements and system architectures, to include leading and/or participation in requirements trade studies
  • Computer modeling and simulation of sensor physics and phenomenology
  • Performance predictions and analysis of data received from sensors on various platforms
  • Technical presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Technical team leadership participating in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification
  • Interface with their team lead, team members, and other teams (SW and HW) on a daily basis
  • Conduct or participate in customer and/or program technical review presentations, and provide task progress status updates and work products to the team lead.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years of related work experience developing original mathematical algorithms or quantitative analysis techniques OR 2+ years of related work experience with Advanced degree
  • Experience with MATLAB, C/C++, or related languages
  • Demonstrated mathematical problem solving ability and data analysis experience
  • Knowledge of data association and track filtering techniques (e.g., Kalman Filtering, Multi-Hypothesis Tracking)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication, presentation skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn, take initiative and contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance prior to commencing work

U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems as separate requirements within the basic qualifications/required skills list.

Desired Skills:

  • Able to effectively perform multiple tasks and priority actions
  • Work experience in requirements and system architecture development and maintenance
  • Experience in developing algorithms, in particular target tracking algorithms for surveillance radar and EO applications.
  • Experience in radar and EO data analysis
  • Experience in target tracking for surveillance radar applications
  • Expertise in Matlab, C/C++ preferred.
  • Knowledge of or experience with DOORS
  • Customer focus and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated team leadership experience
  • Experience working on a technical team of Systems Engineers and Analysts
  • Graduate level coursework in and/or work experience in digital filtering, linear algebra, stochastic processes, estimation theory, and detection theory

Required Education: BS in Engineering, Physics, Math or related discipline;

Desired Education: Advanced degree(s) in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline

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.


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.