Signal Processing Engineering Fellow - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

  • Are you a results oriented Signal Processing professional with exceptional ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness?
  • Do you actively seek out complex Signal Processing problems to solve?
  • Do you have a knack for knowing how to mentor and partner with people and programs?

    If your answers are yes, we are looking for you to join our team at Missile Systems in Tucson, AZ! We are the System Design & Performance (SD&P) Directorate and we are seeking an Engineering Fellow to support our RF Signal Processing team. We are helping to shape the future of innovative weapon system solutions in response to our customers' most urgent needs and have an opportunity for you to join us!

    The SD&P Directorate is responsible for systems engineering, algorithm development, guidance, navigation and control, and system modeling and simulation for Missile Systems’ (MS) broad portfolio of projects, programs and products. Signal Processing has the responsibility to design, develop, and provide performance analysis for signal processing algorithms for MS products and new business initiatives.

    U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:

  • Twelve (12+) years of engineering experience in RADAR and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithm development including target detection, tracking, recognition and sensor fusion.
  • Twelve (12+) years of signal processing experience involving probability theory, stochastic signal processing, and electromagnetic theory or related disciplines.
  • Eight (8+) years engineering experience in Missile systems.
  • Attributes to be an effective individual and team contributor.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB and C++ programming languages.
  • Responsibilities include design, modeling, and analysis of RADAR and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithms in missile systems engineering applications.
  • Ability to develop and prototype algorithms.
  • Candidate is expected to immerse in the C++ implementation of our tactical software and simulations during the first year.
  • Ability to actively participate in definition of team objectives and provide solutions to complex technical tasks.
  • Execution of concept and performance trade studies; demonstration of capabilities developed.
  • Engineering support for programs through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers.
  • Strong advocate for technical integrity across multiple programs or product lines.
  • A “big thinker” who does not operate in a silo, but can think about where a program or product line is heading or needs to go, while considering the technical aspects of how to get us there.
  • Mentoring, champion of respect, diversity and ethics.
  • Demonstrate ability to continuously adapt to changing business needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications with internal and/or external customers and team members.
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Must be will to relocate to Tucson, Arizona

Desired Skills:

  • Known and recognized authority in Signal Processing
  • Author of intellectual property (patent disclosures), and conference/journal publications and presentations in applicable technical areas within the past ten (10) years.
  • Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems, and Hypersonics
  • Proficiency in Python and C.
Required Education:
Masters or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Math or related fields.

The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.