Signal Processing Engineer New Master’s Degree Grad! - RF/EO/IR Algorithms, Models and Analysis - Military veterans preferred

2019-09-06
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

***This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months***

Overview:
Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

Job Description:
The System Design & Performance (SD&P) Directorate is responsible for Signal Processing (SP), Systems Design (SD), Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC), and Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MSA) for Raytheon Missile Systems’ (RMS) broad portfolio of projects, programs and products. Signal Processing has the responsibility to design and develop Radar and Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) models and algorithms, conduct system trades/sensitivity analyses and conduct performance assessments to support RMS products and new business initiatives. Our teams’ engineers are versatile, eager to learn, innovative, and self-motivated. Learn more and apply today!

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

Key Tasks:

  • Working in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB to develop, prototype, and test radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithms and sensor models
  • Conducting performance trade-off and sensitivity analysis for missile radar and/or EO/IR sensor applications
  • Working in production and engineering lab test environments and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar and/or EO/IR sensor models and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance
  • Working in a team environment in all phases of missile development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering support by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers
Required Education and Skills:
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Must be either currently pursuing degree or degree must have been granted in the last 18 months.
  • Experience using a compiled language such as C++ (preferred), C, Java, or Python
  • Experience using MATLAB
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Desired Education and Skills:
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Course work or experience in one or more of the following fields: radar & image signal processing, digital communications, probability and statistics, linear algebra, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and signals & systems
  • Experience applying signal processing techniques to radar data, visible or infrared images, or video data
  • Experience with running and modifying simulations and performing analysis
  • Experience with radar and/or EO/IR sensor and environment models
  • Experience using UNIX/Linux based workstations
  • Experience with hardware/software integration
  • Ability to develop and present technical briefings
  • Ability to work well in teams and independently
  • Good communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills
  • Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems
  • Current/Active DoD clearance or SSBI
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

Location:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

Benefits:
  • Student Loan Debt Contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance
  • 9/80 work schedule – Every other Friday off
  • Onsite Wellness Program – Health Screenings/Flu Shots
  • 401K – Raytheon Savings & Investment Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Rstars is an enterprise-wide recognition program that allows you to give and receive thanks for notable and exceptional performance.


Clearance:
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. 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.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume ***


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