Systems Engineer (Weapons) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Role: Systems Engineer (Weapons)
Req ID: 129266BR
Location(s): Harlow

Summary of Role:
An exciting opportunity had arisen for an engineer to join Raytheon UK as a Systems Engineer, specifically supporting the internal research and development programmes currently in place and the development of future areas of study.
The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility.

Main Duties:
The successful applicant will participate in specific areas of study that are focused on the development of novel technologies from low TRL through the product lifecycle. This would include qualification, production and capability enhancements.
A key area of focus will be modelling and simulation.
There will be opportunities to form strategic alliances with other Defence Contractors in order to execute the role. As such, the successful candidate shall be expected to provide a technical interface with potential team-mates / suppliers.

Candidate Requirements:

. Degree in an engineering (or related) subject and possess a good grounding in maths / physics
. The successful candidate shall be experienced in modelling and simulation e.g. MATLAB, Simulink (desirable), and have general programming skills.
. Experience in Systems Engineering and its application including requirements capture and generation of test specifications and test reports
. A proven problem solver with strong technical and analytical ability
. Experience of analysing and reporting on technical data
. Be prepared to work away from Harlow for up to 3 days per fortnight

. FPGA/VHDL experience
. Experience in generic Systems Architecture, Sys ML and DOORS
. Experience at presenting technical data to Stakeholders.
. Knowledge of the certification process as part of the overall system lifecycle.
. Experience of planning, estimating and defining engineering tasks

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
. 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
. Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
. 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
. Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
. Enhanced sick pay scheme
. Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
. 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
. Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

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