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RTX Corporation Principal Radar Systems Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA312: Woburn MA 235 Presidential 235 Presidential Way Spencer Building 26, Woburn, MA, 01801 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive and growing professional organization? Raytheon is looking for a Principal Radar Systems Engineer to support the Missile Defense Sensors (MDS) department. The MDS department provides subject matter expertise for concept development, architectural design, requirements generation & flow-down, modeling and simulation, systems analysis, integration, test and evaluation of world-class Missile Defense & Sensor Systems to be achieved through our people, processes, technology and performance.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications 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:

You will be working as part of a team to define radar system requirements, design architectures and algorithms in support of those requirements and collaborate with software development teams to ensure effective implementation. Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing radar system performance data with respect to requirements

  • Identifying performance deficiencies and proposing solutions

  • Defining and prototyping new algorithms to enhance system performance

  • Presenting plans, designs and system performance to peers, internal leadership and external customers

  • Provided subject matter expertise to agile software development teams to ensure proper implementation of requirements

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 8 years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience. In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

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

Qualifications We Value:

  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in field of engineering or related technical discipline

  • Experience with Battle Management command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (BMC4I) systems, Radar Systems or signal processing techniques

  • Experience with developing, documenting and maintaining processes, methods and tools

  • Proven ability to develop technical solutions to complex issues

  • Experience working with Matlab, C/C++, Java or DOORS

  • Strong analytic, technical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with MS Office Suite

  • Experience with system level requirements development, documentation and maintenance and/or requirements development and design of system level software architecture

  • Experience with radar system concepts; detection, discrimination, track and signal processing algorithms and their behaviors and performance

  • Experience with the development and coding of system models, algorithms, test vectors and analysis tools in support of analyzing radar requirements and performance

  • Experience and interest in Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, determination, development and implementation

  • Experience in using AI/ML and signal processing in database and algorithm design and enhancement

  • Previous military service

  • Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to interface with customers and lead technical solutions to complex user needs

  • Strong analytic, technical and problem-solving skills

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or greater

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related discipline

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 parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

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.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

RTX 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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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.