Lead Systems Engineer Optics Development
- Military veterans preferred
2019-07-28 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Cambridge Massachusetts United States
Job Description: SAS / ACT is seeking an enthusiastic and exceptionally capable Advanced Technology Development Lead Systems Engineer with recent experience developing advanced electro-optical systems from proposal through prototype. The ideal candidate will have experience with integration and test of advanced active EO payloads on aircraft and/or airborne-pods, system performance modeling & simulation, and experience in the following areas:
Prior LSE or Chief Engineer experience or strong IPTL background
System related software development
Electro Optical Architecture development
Laser Experience in tactical ground/airborne systems
Main tasks will be:
Lead Systems Engineer on a program.
Responsible for the systems engineering processes being in place and followed
Establish SE program organization, schedule (IMS) and milestones alongside the PCE and PM
Responsible for tailoring of Systems engineering processes commensurate with cost/schedule and program needs
Determines, sets, & monitors SE technical priorities to meet cost, schedule, and performance
Responsible for development and adherence to the SEMP and tailored IPDS plan
Lead multi-disciplined systems engineering team to ensure the overall system design and architecture is balanced to meet the required performance within the project constraints (cost and schedule)
Responsible for the technical fidelity and quality of the systems engineering work products and associated analyses that document the technical baseline
Responsible for the integration, validation, and verification strategy of the system
Coordinate with IPTs and CPTs to resolve technical systems issues
Responsible for establishing and maintaining the system requirements including requirement decomposition and traceability, design and performance trades and analysis, and system requirements verification and validation through system sell-off
Responsible for providing guidance, coaching / mentoring and training to other employees across the business within area of expertise.
Responsible for proactive SE Risk and Opportunity management, including robust correlation between TPMs/KPPs, TBL Maturity, and technical Risks. Ensure early identification, communication and mitigation of technical, cost and/or schedule risks for all aspects of the Systems Engineering scope of work.
Responsible for proper configuration management of SE work products is conducted, baselined at appropriate milestones and changes are coordinated, communicated and controlled across IPTs
Minimum of 8 years of experience with system engineering, system integration, testing or related experience with active Electro-Optic systems, preferably with airborne systems
Experience with optical-quality assessment, pointing, and radiometric calibration of EO systems.
Hands-on expertise with LADAR systems, modeling and simulation, and Line of Sight measurements.
Enthusiastic & resourceful performer able to work in a dynamic, high-visibility role.
Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks, managing time & resources, and meeting deadlines with minimal oversight.
Contribute to the completion of program & project milestones under the specific guidance of his/her immediate supervisor.
Requires ability to communicate with and influence senior engineers and line management regarding matters of strategic importance to the project
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and sound problem solving skills.
Support traveling as required and working offsite on weekly or possibly multiple week basis.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Successful patent applications.
Hands-on expertise leading development of optical systems such as:
Missile defense testing
Mission-Planning, flight testing
Laser System field testing
Experience at DoD Test Ranges (Edwards, White Sands, PMRF, etc.)
Expert using MATLAB.
Experience with missile-defense systems, radar, navigation, line of sight tracking algorithms and performance assessment, pointing, radiometric calibration, or atmospheric correction.
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or PhD in SW, EE, Math, Physics, Optics or related technical field
Desired Education (including Major):
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in SW, EE, Math, Physics, Optics or related technical field
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
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.