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Systems Engineer II - Missile Defense and Sensor Systems

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Then you may want to join the more than 1,100 employees of the Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) which is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). SADID provides requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem and component level every day in a collaborative environment which is characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus oriented solutions, and results based recognition. Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, sonar and undersea sensor system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, command and control/battle management system design, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, operational analysis and simulation modeling research and development, software intensive system engineering, cyber solutions and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems. SADID welcomes you to join our tradition of achieving excellence through thought and team work while leveraging individual diversity conducive to a flexible work schedule and environment.

The Missile Defense and Sensor Systems (MDSS) Department within SADID is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering technical expertise and engineering leadership to help drive the development of sensors utilized in Missile and Air Defense missions.

This role can be Salary Grade G07 or G08 depending on the Candidate's skills and experience.

Job Description:
The Senior Systems Engineer will support one or more MDSS programs and responsibilities will include;
•Collaborate with HW (Mechanical and Electrical) and Software engineers on requirements and balance technical performance parameters to arrive at optimal product designs.
•Conduct requirements analysis, requirements management using DOORS, execution of trade studies, and radar performance analysis
•Team with integrated design on reviews across other disciplines and technical engagement with the customer and engineering leadership.
•Coordinate analysis activities and products with group leads, senior management, and government personnel responsible for executing analysis tasks.
• Document analysis results in reports and briefings

Required Skills:
•2+ years of Systems Engineering experience working with requirements and architecture development of complex systems.
•Experience with Requirements Management using the Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS).
•Experience with system architecture including technical performance measure optimization including radar performance parameters, environmental requirements, and physical characteristics such as size, weight and power, reliability and trade study development.
•Experience with Systems Requirements Development, Analysis and Management.
•Experience using a high level programming language such as MATLAB, Python, Java, FORTRAN, or similar language environment
•Experience with developing technical documentation that includes system concept of operations and design descriptions
•Must have an existing Secret level security clearance or be able to obtain a security clearance.

Desired Skills:
•Experience with the development of technical presentations and presenting to leadership and customers.
•Systems Engineering experience working with one or more BMDS elements (e.g. Aegis Weapons Systems, Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), Fire Control (FOM, GFC), C2BMC, BMDS sensors (EO/IR/RF), kill vehicles, interceptors, countermeasures, counter-countermeasures, or threats)
•Experience developing interface requirements specifications and interface control documents for software and electrical subsystems.
•Master’s Degree in Engineering, or related discipline.

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical discipline.

At Raytheon, 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 Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon 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 Raytheon offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon’s Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 142970

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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