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Lead Systems Engineer, F-15

Job Description:

This leadership position requires a high degree of radar systems technical competency and creativity. The Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) influences the technical performance of all Systems Engineering activities in the F-15 program product family, including F15 Saudi, F15 EPAWSS, F15 Qatar, F15 Suite 8.5, F15 Suite 9, and F15E RMP Domestic, all engineering decisions impacting H/W, OFP, radar capabilities development, integration, verification, and work products delivery while ensuring the product meets all technical specifications, operational requirements and customer expectations.

The Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) leads the development aspects of all development programs within the F15 product family which includes design completion and integration, performance analysis, critical trade studies, statistical performance modeling and predictions, flight test analysis, data reduction, and modes/capabilities verification to ensure requirements compliance.

The Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) provides technical leadership of peer groups and technical mentoring to program engineers, including close coordination with the Program Chief Engineer (PCE) and IPTL(s), while also working closely with the Program Manager as the interface between program management and Systems Engineering team to ensure a high level of team performance.

The Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) reports to the Tactical Radar Systems Department Manager and is assigned to the F/A-18 Advanced Software Development program area in Secured Sensor Solutions (SSS) Mission Area.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 12 years of experience with the following areas related to radar systems: AESA radar development, architectural trade studies, signal processing, tactical radar sensor platform, A/A, A/G, synthetic aperture radar imaging, radar capabilities/performance prediction, flight test data analysis, integration and verification in SIL.
  • Experience with all Gates and IPDS/IR processes to ensure technical and execution feasibility
  • Experience with developing and presenting technical briefings to the customer and Raytheon Management
  • Experience with F15 V3 and F15E RMP Gen3/Gen4 AESA radar product family, radar H/W and S/W architecture, and mode development, integration, and verification
  • Experience with physical limitations to implementing complex algorithms in real hardware, and the ability to allocate high level performance requirements to the modes and hardware
  • Experience providing technical leadership to an engineering team throughout the entire product life cycle
  • Experience engaging team members and key stake-holders, with prior responsibility to achieve execution excellence and provide support to Program Chief Engineer (PCE) and Program Manager (PM)
  • Has led a technical team (team lead or task lead) on radar mode development, integration, and verification
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Desired Skills:

  • EVMS Certification and strong knowledge of the Raytheon SAS Management System
  • Knowledge of Systems level Concept of Operations
  • Analysis which predicts overall system performance, error margins and performance budgets (link budget)
  • Experience with proposal development, technical writing, product line technical roadmaps
  • Work with customer(s) to understand requirements for system performance, quality, reliability, and top level costs.
  • Strong relationships with internal and external resources
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

Required Education:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Math, Physics, or related field; advanced degree(s) preferred

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

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El Segundo, California
United States
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