Systems Engineer - Readiness & Support - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

As a Systems Engineer - Readiness & Support, you’re the primary customer contact on status and performance and you’ll anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Contributing to proposal preparation, statements of work and specifications and estimation of product/service costs
  • Establishing milestones and budgets and monitoring adherence to program master plans, schedules and cost constraints
  • Developing control systems and reports that accurately measure progress, identify potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken and ensure the meeting of company's contract commitments
  • Directing the performance of program functional task elements including procurement, logistics and administrative
  • Applying advanced technical concepts to the design and development of electronic or electromechanical prototypes and may oversee the development of associated operation and maintenance specifications.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This position can be a salary grade level G08 or G09 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they related to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Skills
  • 4+ Years of experience in a Systems Engineering role.
  • Experience with the development of sustainment products such as, technical manuals, provisioning and training plans or configuration management documentation.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with the NUWC customer organization.
  • Direct experience supporting acoustic, combat or weapons systems from a life cycle support or sustainability perspective, including design and integration of technology enhancements.
  • Thorough understanding of system engineering principles and relationship of engineering and logistics throughout the life of a system.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Prior experience in a position which required all the elements necessary to accomplish the objectives of successful project execution including: leadership, results orientation, strategic thinking, accountability, planning, executing, schedule and cost adherence, scope management, risk and opportunity management, project management process, and productivity improvement.
  • Experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD).
  • Prior experience managing a program/project within a highly integrated Company/Customer environment.
  • Prior experience in a position which demanded effective communication with senior leadership, customers, teammates and suppliers.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Prior experience in the design and development environment.
  • Comprehensive planning skills for both short-term requirements and long-term opportunities.
  • Strong ability to structure and organize a program/project for success and manage effectively in complex development and prototype production environments.
  • Ability to analyze data to identify issues and develop recommended courses of action to management.
  • Ability to achieve results considered to be of significant importance to the business’s long-term success.
  • Ability to work in independently in an environment where responsiveness, flexibility, attention to detail, and adherence to deadlines is critical.
  • EVMS Level II Certification.
  • Familiarity with design to production principles and in documenting designs for continued supportability.
  • Exposure to quality assurance requirements as they relate to hardware development.
  • Thorough understanding of Logistics Engineering principles as they relate to design and system sustainment.
  • Familiarity with Integrated Logistics support functions and disciplines.
  • Thorough understanding and working level knowledge of the following:
    • Acoustic and underwater data acquisition systems
    • Combat Control Systems
    • Fire Control Systems
    • Weapon Systems including Heavyweight and Lightweight Torpedoes
    • Telemetry Systems

Educational Requirement:
B.S./B.A. in a STEM discipline:

This job is posted internally as: Sr. Systems Engineer I

At Integrated Defense Systems, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Integrated Defense Systems employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Integrated Defense Systems has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Integrated Defense Systems offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Integrated Defense Systems offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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.