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Raytheon Technologies Principal Radar System Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

The System Integration and Test (SI&T) directorate is responsible for integration, test, and validation activities for RMD programs. SI&T employees provide the expertise to ensure customer success through the development and execution of innovative and comprehensive systems engineering strategies, processes, tools, and techniques. Our elite teams in Huntsville, AL, and Woburn, MA, are responsible for integration, test, and validation for multiple RMD programs. Our engineers collaborate across disciplines from initial concepts to product delivery, integrate complex technology, resolve issues, evaluate system performance, demonstrate, and sell off state-of-the-art products for areas including radars, command and control platforms, missile systems, and cyber defense.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don’t hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

The System Integration, Test and Evaluation Department (SITE) within the SI&T Directorate is seeking a Principal Radar Systems Engineer. The individual will perform Radar functional and performance analysis of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).

The individual will perform BMDS performance analysis utilizing large-scale complex BMDS Modeling and Simulation tools and utilize the results in support of MDA Ground Test and Flight Test events. The individual will lead and coordinate analysis activities and products with group leads, senior management, and government personnel responsible for executing analysis tasks. The individual will document analysis results in reports and briefings to be presented to internal stakeholders and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) representatives. The individual may lead analysis teams and will serve as a mentor to less experienced team members. As well as, organizing and participating in key processes including peer reviews, gate reviews, and test readiness reviews.

The individual will support various engineering activities that include test and systems validation, modeling and simulation, requirements analysis, data analysis, flight test analysis and overall systems integration for strategic and tactical radars used as critical components in air and missile defense and situational awareness. Supporting key processes including peer reviews, gate reviews, and test readiness reviews by assembling artifacts, briefing packages, and technical reports

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)

  • Typically requires 8 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree (Masters) with minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience. Relevant experience includes Systems Engineering and/or System Integration, Verification and Validation experience for Department of Defense systems

  • Experience supporting Flight Test and Ground Testing of Sensor capabilities and performance for the Missile Defense Agency Ballistic Missile Defense System

  • Experience communicating directly with IPT or project leaders, hardware, software, and algorithm development engineers, specialty engineers, program managers, and customers on a regular basis.

  • Experience leading and assisting in the development of verification strategies for advanced radar capabilities and software builds, including building and executing simulated scenarios to gauge sensor performance metrics

  • Experience guiding and participating in the construction of analysis tools and processes for handling large data sets and resolving technical questions

  • Excellent analytical capabilities, or an ability to relate complex behavior and observed phenomenon back to first principles and develop conclusions

  • Experience in radar systems test environments, and in development of test scripts and procedures, experience with automation is desirable

  • MATLAB knowledge and experience MATLAB or Python

  • Experience with basic scripting and/or software development (MATLAB preferred, Java/C++/C# also acceptable)

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • Ability to travel to support of Flight and Ground Test Missions.

Qualifications We Value:

  • Experience with test, integration, or verification and validation of X-Band family of radars (GBRP, AN/TPY-2, XBR), Early Warning Radars or other Missile Defense System (MDS) sensors.

  • Experience effectively leading multidisciplinary teams of systems engineering professionals

  • Experience as technical lead of a systems engineering activity

  • Experience leading teams and IPT’s, using tools and metrics in managing activities, and interfacing with senior program and functional management (EVMS)

  • Proposal experience including writing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)

  • Experience in schedule development, action item management, requirement change management and overall development and progress metrics

  • Background in statistics and statistical analysis processes

  • Experience with requirements traceability, requirements management, or documentation of IV&V products within DOORS

  • Experience with requirements test development, test analysis, derivations, verification, and test validation

  • Experience in both Windows and Linux/Unix environments

  • Experience with DOORS or a related database

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Systems Engineering

    What We Offer :

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

    Additional Details:

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines (http://onertn.ray.com/functions/hrs/hr/TA/erip/index.html?WT.mc_id=erip_email) ) to receive the Referral Awarding.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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