Engineering Fellow - GPS/IMU Navigation Subsystems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Are you passionate about developing GPS/IMU Navigation solutions to solve complex problems?
Do you thrive within a dynamic environment?
Are you a highly motivated person that works well within a team?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic “Yes!” then you may be the person we’re looking for to join our innovative team as a Navigation Subsystems Engineer. The RF and Navigation Subsystems Department at Missile Systems is seeking an engineer to provide GPS/IMU Navigation expertise to sustain, extend and grow new business. Learn more below and apply today!

Job Description and Tasks:

  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow will be representing the RF and Navigation Subsystems Department in providing solutions to difficult GPS/IMU hardware issues associated with specific programs/projects
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow shall demonstrate understanding and wide application of technical theories and concepts in the area of navigation subsystems/components used in modern guidance electronics platforms
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow will interface directly with suppliers of navigation or guidance electronics components to monitor and manage programmatic activities and ensure compliance to requirements
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow will be expected to work broad assignments independently within a program Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment across multiple programs/projects
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow will be required to effectively communicate, written and orally, and will regularly provide status of issues, progress and accomplishments to leadership and customers
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineering Fellow will be expected to work on diverse projects providing support throughout the system lifecycle including system architecture, requirement definition, trade studies, testing, data analysis, verification, integration and production
  • Good written and oral communication skills and the ability to function in a team environment are required. Some degree of travel will be expected
  • U.S. Citizenship required

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

Required Skills & Education:
  • A minimum of 12 years of navigation subsystem design, analysis, and manufacturing experience on IMU and GPS assemblies and subassemblies
  • Demonstrated experience with IMU/GPS systems and their operational aspects and failure modes within an integrated navigation subsystem
  • Demonstrated experience with MATLAB, STK, GIANT or equivalent design and analysis tools
  • Demonstrated ability to lead navigation subsystem design teams spanning IMU, GPS, Antennas, thermal and dynamics management, structural analysis, system modeling, requirements derivation, GNC impact, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience leading navigation subsystem design trade studies and engineering efforts involving engineers across multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others to achieve technical and programmatic goals
  • Demonstrated proactive problem solving experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a business strategic vision and execute changes
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful technical proposal volumes
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication ability to leadership
  • B.S Degree (STEM)

Desired Skills:
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or other related engineering field
  • Patents, Papers and Publications in related technical field
  • National recognition in industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Recent technical experience relative to integrated Guidance Electronics systems using GPS and IMU navigation subsystems blended via Kalman filter techniques
  • Experience with hardware integration, Hardware in the Loop (HIL), vibration tables and simulators
  • Experience with Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and electronics test equipment
  • Recent program management experience in an engineering development or production environment
  • Experience with GPS Directorate processes and/or GPS ICDs
  • Experience with MEMS IMU technology
  • Broad knowledge of tactical missiles systems to understand system level requirements allocation and dependencies, as well as conduct trades studies at the test systems level
  • Broad experience in Guidance, Navigation and Control engineering, including academic and/or professional experience in system modeling and analysis, hardware design, or integration, test and verification.
  • Demonstrated ability to put forth and drive technical execution plans
  • Integration experience with missile systems or ship/airborne platforms
  • Understanding of complex threat environments and battlefields
  • Experience and knowledge of advanced electronic attack methods and simulation
  • Experience with assessing program level risks to performance objectives and developing mitigation activities
  • Experience in integration with test equipment, telemetry data analysis tools, or radar systems and host platforms
  • Active member of RF-related and/or inertial professional organizations

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.