Sr Principal 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 (MS) 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:
  • Mid-Level to Senior Navigation Subsystems Engineer will be representing the RF and Navigation Subsystems Department in providing solutions to difficult GPS/IMU hardware issues associated with specific projects
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer will be expected to work broad assignments independently within a program Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment
  • The Navigation Subsystems Engineer 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 Engineer will be expected to work on diverse projects providing support throughout the system lifecycle including system requirement definition, testing, data analysis, verification, integration and production
  • Good written and oral communication skills and the ability to function in a team environment are a must. Some degree of travel will be expected

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:
  • Must have a minimum 10 years professional engineering experience with the technological aspects of navigation subsystems or components.
  • Familiarity with IMU/GPS systems and their operational aspects within an integrated navigation subsystem
  • B.S Degree (STEM)

Desired Skills:
  • Recent technical experience relative to integrated Guidance Electronics systems using GPS and IMU navigation subsystems blended via Kalman filter techniques
  • Familiarity with Matlab scripting and tools
  • Experience with hardware integration, Hardware in the Loop (HIL), vibration tables and simulators
  • Familiarity with Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and electronics test equipment
  • Recent program management experience in an engineering development or production environment
  • Familiarity with GPS Directorate processes and/or GPS ICDs is a plus
  • Familiarity with MEMS IMU technology is a plus
  • 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.

U.S. Citizenship required

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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.


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.