Principal Systems Engineer (117071BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
  • 10/30/2018
Secret Engineering - Hardware / Software

Job Description

Location: Marlborough Massachusetts Security Clearance: Secret

The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) 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 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 solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, and simulation modeling research and development. 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.

Job Description:

System Engineer will design and develop DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNOLGIES for world-class Surveillance Radar programs.
Develop digital signal processing algorithms and techniques for interference suppression, target detection, imaging and tracking.
Complete digital beamforming using adaptive cancellation techniques, clutter filtering and Doppler processing, ambiguity resolution, maximum likelihood estimation, and CFAR processing.
Prepare, write and evaluate requirements for digital signal processing functionality.

Perform statistical modeling of radar signals and analyze detection and track system performance.
Travel between
Marlboro and Tewksbury MA work sites.

This position can be a Salary Grade G10 or G11 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years professional experience with signal and/or image processing systems
  • Experience developing digital signal processing algorithms and techniques for interference suppression, target detection, imaging and tracking
  • Experience with digital beamforming, adaptive cancellation techniques, clutter filtering and Doppler processing, ambiguity resolution, maximum likelihood estimation, CFAR processing
  • Ability to relate bandwidth, resolution, and sampling rates in multiple domains
  • Experience with linear systems, Fourier Transforms, digital filtering and spectral analysis
  • Experience in writing and evaluating requirements for digital signal processing functionality
  • Ability to perform statistical modeling of radar signals and analyze detection and track performance
  • Obtain DoD Secret Clearance within 1 year from date of hire

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with advanced processing algorithms for clutter and jamming suppression
  • Experience with radar waveform design and parameter estimation
  • Familiarity with FPGA design
  • Familiarity with Phase Array Antennas and Digital Beamforming architectures and techniques
  • Familiarity with target discrimination, classification and identification techniques
  • Ability to design and analyze multi-target track filtering algorithms
  • Experience with systems integration, simulation and qualification testing
  • Experience with RF Systems Engineering including knowledge of RF performance analysis
  • Familiarity with the Navy, Air Force and Army Customers
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experienced with completing designs on schedule and within budget
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance


All 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 one another.
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.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security. Systems Engineering, Engineering, All, Integrated Defense Systems Massachusetts Opportunities Systems Engineering
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