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Engineering Fellow - Real-Time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Sensor and Scene Modeling

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We are looking for a Real-Time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Sensor and Scene Modeling Technologist to provide a systems approach to the design and development of novel engineering test environments used to ensure the functional and performance capabilities of Raytheon Missile Systems products.
Raytheon Missile Systems, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security, and civilian markets is seeking an Engineering Fellow for the Advanced Test Systems Engineering Center (ATSEC), an organization with 500+ employees and over $250M/year of delivered products. This organization employs and seeks multi-disciplinary engineering competencies developing innovative Electro-Optical (EO) Seeker Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) and Computer-in-the-Loop (CIL) environments, to grow and sustain engineering test activities, making tests affordable, credible, agile and robust, and helping to deliver to our customers the highest quality with the greatest confidence in our products.
The individual will have the opportunity to:
  • Work with State-of-the-Art and Emerging Technologies
  • Work with Customers and Multi-disciplined Teams in a Highly Collaborative Environment
  • Define Innovative Real-time Closed Loop Test Environments for a variety of RMS Products
  • Mentor the Developers of Hardware, Firmware, and Software Designs
  • Grow Within the Business as a Technical Authority
Job Description:
The candidate will be responsible for developing digital scene generation and platform control models for active and passive EO phenomena, and applying innovative and emerging technologies to implement real time stimulus environments for product integration and test development. The successful candidate will also understand how to leverage HIL/CIL systems to support the entire product integration and test lifecycle, including open and closed-loop software and hardware integration and verification. The candidate will understand how to apply knowledge of EO critical performance parameters to model, design, integrate, optimize, align, characterize and/or calibrate, physical and digital components or structures in engineering development environments for all-digital applications, digital injection with production representative hardware and software test assets, and defining new opportunities for photons-in testing. The candidate will also be expected to provide technical leadership to diverse teams, providing technical guidance, subject matter expertise, analysis, trades studies, and task recommendations while working with the Engineering organization in establishing technology roadmaps and modernization plans.Candidate will be responsible for providing guidance, coaching/mentoring, and training to other employees across the business within area of expertise.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Active DoD/Secret clearance
  • Minimum twelve (12) years of relevant engineering experience in EO Hardware-in-the-loop or other real-time simulation testing/integration test environments
  • Development of highly advanced software applications that have resulted in organizational impact
  • Technical research associated with real-time software applications leading to new innovative approaches
  • Expert knowledge in developing, testing, and integrating real-time software for closed loop applications
  • An expert level of knowledge and experience with development and architectural design of real-time closed loop systems utilizing 6 Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) simulations
  • Expertise in the development and integration of real-time closed loop systems
  • Expert knowledge in developing multi-threaded/multi-core software
  • Expertise in object oriented development using C++
  • Expertise in software development for real-time systems using Linux OS
  • Patent applications, invention disclosures and/or reviewed publications in applicable technical areas within the past 5 years
  • Demonstrated willingness and engagement of troubleshooting and analytical skills to solve complex problems
  • Prior experience conducting trade studies and performance analysis
  • Practical work experience assessing technical, developmental, and execution risks to performance objectives and experience in communicating status to business and program leadership
  • New business capture experience including contribution or authoring of white papers, competitive proposal’s technical volumes and growth strategies
  • Experienced with various types of industry I/O standards

Desired Skills:
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of project leadership experience of diverse teams
  • Vast experience and broad knowledge of industry (commercial) real-time test solutions
  • Ability to prioritize multiple efforts and redirect focus in a moment’s notice
  • Mentoring of junior and senior hardware in the loop engineers
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills required to convey technical concepts to varying audience members
  • A self-driven technical achiever who can work in diverse environments to define technical strategies and execution in response to rapid technology growth
  • Applicable knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) principles and development
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated ability to put forth and drive technical execution plans
  • Experience in multiple cooperative sensor scenarios, including multi-mode (EO+RF) systems
  • Understanding and experience with Cyber Security techniques, applications, and software development a plus
  • Working knowledge of Agile Software development methods and processes
  • Linux device driver development for real-time systems
  • Experience with algorithm development utilizing Graphics Processing Units (GPU)s
  • Continuous improvement of software applications, architectures, and/or processes that result in product and process improvement

Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM). Masters or Ph.D. Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) is desired.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance. Additional information can be found here:

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.


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