Principal Systems Engineer-Aurora, Colorado - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This position is a member of the Training and Logistics Services (T&LS) organization within Raytheon’s Engineering Function. Candidate will utilize Logistics Engineering expertise and knowledge with respect to product support design interface, supportability engineering, and Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) methods, standards, and techniques to provide clarification of system requirements to software and hardware development teams and test personnel. Candidate will identify logistics engineering impacts to ensure supportability considerations are appropriately allocated to the system and horizontally integrated across the development and sustainment teams. Candidate will interface across multiple engineering disciplines with other systems engineering functions to ensure integration and continuity in the design, development, and sustainment processes. Candidate may develop logistics design guidelines, plans, procedures, work instructions, tools, checklists, etc. to ensure conformance to logistics standards. Candidate will support systems engineering activities including operational concepts, trade studies, use case development, requirements definition and derivation, interface definition, and requirement validation and verification. Candidate will identify design improvements by performing supportability analyses such as maintainability analysis, operator/maintainer task analysis, spares and repair parts analysis, life cycle cost analysis, level and source of repair analysis, maintainability analysis, manpower/personnel analysis, obsolescence planning, performance measure trade studies, and supply support analysis, etc. Candidate will represent supportability and logistics engineering interests by participating in and attending technical interchange meetings and review boards with the team members and other program personnel. Candidate will review documents and resolve technical systems engineering and integration issues related to logistics and supportability. Candidate will support engineering changes and proposal efforts as required. Position requires frequent interface with high level customer sponsors, Government representatives, and other internal Program organizations in separate geographical locations. Candidate must have the ability to manage time and resources in order to meet assigned deadlines. Candidate will identify, schedule, and report status on discrete logistics tasks within an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).

AMS Product Supportability Engineer Position Description:

[ALTERNATE 1] This position is the primary logistics engineering subject matter expert to provide oversight, guidance, and direction specific to operations, maintenance, support, and sustainment. This position reports to the Program’s Integrated Logistics Engineering lead and is responsible for implementing and executing the Integrated Support Plan (ISP) and related product support elements. This position is primarily responsible for collaborating with the customer and user community to develop training requirements and materials, logistics procedures, operations and support manuals, and providing user instruction and operator certification training.

[ALTERNATE 2] This position is an individual contributor who will execute product supportability engineering activities and lead the development of operations and support products including training and manuals. This role will lead a small team of product supportability specialists who perform training systems requirements analyses, develop training curriculum and materials, develop user manuals (technical, maintenance, software, etc.), and provide certification training.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years Systems Engineering experience, specifically related to product supportability and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage the 12 Product Support Elements to effectively influence the design of system for supportability considerations
  • Experience with MIL-PRF-49506, MIL-HDBK-502, MIL-STD-499, PSM Guidebook, AFPAM 63-128, AFI 63-107, AFI 63-1201, ASD S3000L, SAE TA-STD-0017, SAE GEIA-STD-0007-B or similar product support and logistics planning guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-contractor environment
  • Demonstrated experience working under tight deadlines
  • Experience interfacing with systems engineering and design activities
  • Experience working in a multi-discipline environment
  • Experience in requirements development/derivation/management
  • Experience interfacing directly customer and end users
  • Experience in large operations centers for complex, distributed systems
  • U.S. Citizen with current SCI access

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

  • Self-starter – proactive in determining goals and objectives and pursuing the necessary course of action.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly motivated, energetic, comfortable with initiating interaction with engineering, management and customers
  • Flexibility and the ability to juggle/rapidly reprioritize.
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle models and program lifecycle modes.
  • Experience in using tools and metrics to manage development activity.
  • Experience in collecting, organizing, and preparing technical data/documents for ease of access and review.
  • Experience in Requirements development/derivation/management
  • Experience with CONOPS and Use Case development
  • Experience with Ground Systems Operations (Planning, Scheduling, Orbit Operations, Command and Control, Ground Status)
  • Experience conducting trade studies
  • Experience with interface definition/documentation (ICD)


B.S./B.A. in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or related technical field and 9 years of experience.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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.