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Engineering Fellow EO Systems Architecture

The Subsystems Center in the Engineering Electro Subsystems Directorate is seeking to fill an electro-optical system architect E44 Engineering Fellow position. Fellow is responsible for architecting new and advanced electro-optical sensors in support new product development at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS), and supporting these product developments through their development, implementation, verification, and maintenance. Additionally, they are responsible for identifying strategic electro-optical sensing product development opportunities, and proposing and coordinating Independent Research and Development (IRAD) projects across programs and product lines. They work closely with engineers in systems, signal processing and algorithms, electro-optical systems, optics, opto-mechanics, detectors, cryogenics, and electro-optical system test and verification, and are highly visible, influential, and accountable within the RMS program and leadership community.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead selection of sensing solutions for RMS electro-optical products with considerations for its role in the system, all phases of engineering and production, and the product life cycle.
  • Lead trade studies on various sensing systems such as aperture size, wavebands, sensitivity, etc.
  • Lead/support electro-optical modeling and simulation activities.
  • Lead electro-optical sensing requirements development and requirement flow to its components.
  • Drive the development, implementation, verification and maintenance of electro-optical sensors in close collaboration with other disciplines to provide a mature optimized missile product.
  • Support development and implementation of video processing methodologies and algorithms in conjunction with sensing selections.
  • Identify strategic electro-optical sensing development opportunities
  • Propose and lead independent research and development (IRAD) projects for the advancement of electro-optical sensors
  • Ensure balance of risk, performance, and cost.
  • Be accountable for technical decisions.
  • Participate in major technical review boards, e.g., Failure Review Board
  • Communicate and collaborate with Program Management and Technical Leadership, Engineering Leadership, Manufacturing, Suppliers, and Customers.
  • Guide, apprentice, mentor, and train employees within the electro-optical sensor area

Required Skills/Experience:
  • A minimum of 12 years of electro-optical sensor experience from ultra-violet (0.3 um) through Long-Wave Infrared (14 um).
  • Working multi-discipline electro-optical sensing knowledge including systems engineering, signal processing and algorithms, electro-optical systems, optics, opto-mechanics, detectors, cryogenics, and electro-optical system test and verification
  • Experience leading electro-optical trade studies and engineering efforts involving engineers across multiple disciplines.
  • Working knowledge of sensor signal processing and algorithm methods for temporal noise processes, target detection and tracking, and optimizing seeker performance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Matlab tools with a working knowledge of C or C++
  • Existing, or the ability to obtain, a DoD issued Secret Security Clearance.
  • Responsible for providing guidance, coaching / mentoring and training to other employees across the business within area of expertise.
Required Education (including Major):
  • MS in Physics, Optics or other related engineering field

Desired Skills:
  • Excellent communication ability in verbal, written and presentation formats
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others to achieve technical and programmatic goals
  • Excellent proactive problem solving experience
  • Strong business strategic vision and the ability to develop and execute changes
  • Team thinker, player and builder
  • Existing, or the ability to obtain, a DoD issued Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • Prior active participation in a mentorship or coaching program involving several junior or mid-level engineers

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