Principal Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer / Task Lead / Test Direct - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division of Raytheon is seeking an engineering leader with execution experience in the requirements development, integration/verification and test of EO/IR systems on military aircraft.

Raytheon SAS builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, TX. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

The System Engineering IV&V activities include all aspects of product and system level requirements tracing, test planning, integration and test execution including laboratory test, environmental test, and flight tests.

The SE IV&V organization also supports system architecture development, CONOPS development, system trade studies, requirements analysis and flow down to hardware/software configuration items; all of which lead to the final system integration, verification and validation.

This role will have direct responsibility for a test program which includes establishing test methods and techniques, planning tests, writing test procedures and reports, generating, implementing and verifying test equipment requirements, leading the integration efforts as well as the verification and validation of system level requirements.

Other responsibilities include leading test readiness reviews and utilizing broad knowledge of test engineering, including applying understanding of principles of related engineering and technology to ensure test validity and integrity.

This role requires the applicant to be able to travel within the United States of America.

Required Skills

  • Minimum ten years’ experience in system integration and verification of EO/IR systems on military ground or airborne vehicles
  • Background and competency in requirements development, analysis, 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 program management and system design professionals including electrical, mechanical, software and logistics engineers
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires a DoD Secret U.S. Security Clearance and will require the ability to access to US only data systems
Desired Skills
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Microsoft Project, engineering tools (e.g., DOORS) and peer review products
  • Direct experience with and/or working knowledge of environmental test requirements pertaining to Military Standards including; MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-67, MIL-STD-1399, MIL-STD-1540, MIL- STD-461
  • Direct experience with and/or working knowledge of Environmental Tests including requirements analysis, procedure development, test conduct and evaluation of results
  • Experience in some or all of the following are highly desirable: EMI/EMC, shock, vibration, altitude, temperature, sand/dust, humidity, explosive atmosphere, crash safety, and reliability growth testing
  • Proposal support experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
  • Direct experience with and/or working knowledge of field support activities
  • Agile/Scrum program experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) and be able to communicate effectively.
Required Education
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited educational institution (i.e. Engineering, Physics, Mathematics)
Desired Education
  • Master of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited educational institution (i.e. Engineering, Physics, Mathematics)
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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.