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Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership genes? Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is the right place for you. We are the leading group for the creation of advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security, and civil space. You might have seen on the web many beautiful images of the Earth, down to fine detail, and you might have been amazed by the discoveries coming back from deep space missions. Behind many of those amazing results are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon. We are looking for the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of space exploration, human spaceflight, and national defense. We are looking for you.
We are looking for a Space Systems Engineer who wants to experience of all elements of the space mission design process including initial concept development, system-level trades, requirements definition, spacecraft design, mission geometry, orbit selection, mission timeline, performance assessment, mission utility, and mission level cost optimization. The job responsibilities may include constellation and sensor MBSE. Knowledge of Space, Ground, Programmatics, and Launch segment inter-relationships to support the optimization of a mission baseline is desired. Potential responsibilities might include supporting the design and assessment of elements like ground segment, user segment, and mission operations. Your vital contribution will help us to deliver excellence to our very demanding customers.
This position will interface with the Lead Systems Engineer and other stake holders to ensure program objectives are achieved. Successful candidates should expect to be immersed in a fast-paced, team-based, and challenging technical environment where an individual with talent and initiative can stand out and thrive.
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.