Sr Systems Engineer I - IV&V - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Tactical Communication Systems Department within the Space and Airborne Systems Engineering Center is involved in all aspects of Systems Design and Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V) for the Tactical Communication Systems business area. This team, based at Aberdeen Proving Ground, is responsible for supporting system level integration and qualification for combat Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) solutions for air defense, air control, and self-protection missions in airborne and ground applications.


We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced System Engineer with IV&V experience to join our dynamic, diverse, and rapidly growing team. Ideal candidates would have technical experience with independently planning and perform test assignments.


  • Perform tasks supporting test programs which include establishing methods and techniques, planning tests, developing test requirements, writing test procedures and test reports
  • Conducts tests utilizing comprehensive knowledge of complex systems and participate in test readiness reviews
  • General supervision is received from a designated supervisor
  • Guidance received relates primarily to general objectives and details of unusual situations and /or requirements
  • May provide functional guidance to less experienced test engineers or exercise occasional functional supervision over technicians and clerical assistants.
Required Skills
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in systems integration and verification
  • Experience in proposal development, particularly Engineering Change Proposal and Basis of Estimate development, and other contract deliverable artifacts.
  • Demonstrated experience with Qualification Tests including: requirements analysis, procedure development, test conduct and evaluation of results.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is needed as this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain US DoD Secret Security Clearance within one year of start date
Desired Skills
  • Background and competency in requirements development, analysis, derivations, verification and validation
  • Ability to work within a structured Systems Engineering process environment including a task oriented, value based management system
  • Ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams of system design professionals including electrical, mechanical, software and logistics engineers
  • Experience in execution of a disciplined engineering processes, scope management, people development and risk and opportunity management.
  • Experience in some or all of the following are highly desirable: EMI/EMC, shock, vibration, altitude, temperature, dust, humidity, and reliability growth
  • Working knowledge and understanding of environmental test requirements pertaining to Military Standards including one or more of the following; MIL- STD- 810, MIL- STD- 67, MIL- STD - 1399, MIL- STD- 1540, MIL- STD-461
  • Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates
  • Experience in the development of flight test program plans, support to Government flight testing and FAA certification
  • Working experience with the development of Military equipment
  • Past experience with production and sustainment programs
  • Past experience with EVMS, IMS, & IMP tools for managing programs
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation} and be able to effectively communicate with IPT leaders, hardware and software development engineers, specialty engineers, program managers, and customer representatives
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Strong team building, leadership and motivational skills
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s (BS) Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited institution (i.e. Electrical / Mechanical / Software / Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc.)
Desired Education
  • Masters’ (MS) Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited institution (i.e. Electrical / Mechanical / Software / Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc.)
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires the ability to obtain a secret U.S. Security Clearance within one year of start date.

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.