Systems Engineer II/Sr. (111595BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Huntsville, Alabama, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

The System Validation, Test & Analysis Directorate (SVTAD) organization integrates all aspects of system validation, test, and analysis from initial system architecture, design and development, through system validation. The SVTAD Directorate has overall responsibility for the system integration and test process, test facility management and capital planning, as well as off-site system and flight test conduct, analysis and test problem resolution.

The SVTAD's Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation Department (SITE) provides system engineering, integration and test expertise to the Radar and missile defense systems programs within IDS. Opportunities currently exist for Systems Engineers to support the Mission Systems and Sensors (MSS) Business Area in Huntsville, AL. MSS is an integrated business team at Raytheon’s IDS that focuses on Radar technology. MSS develops Radars, land and sea-based, with systems that are able to detect, identify and track targets and objects at greater ranges, over-the-horizon and in space with greater sensitivity.

Job Description:

  • Support the advanced X-Band Radar technology; including hardware and software, for strategic and tactical Radars used as critical components in air and missile defense and situational awareness.
  • Support various engineering activities that include test and systems validation, modeling and simulation, requirements analysis, data analysis, flight test analysis and overall systems integration.
  • Assist the with the Radar Verification and Validation (V&V) activities with the development and performance of a V&V plan which compares simulation performance against the requirements established by the customer.
  • Plan and complete V&V assignments which include collaborating with others in determining method of verification, generating verification procedures, developing analysis tools in Matlab to perform the verification, and documenting results in a V&V report.
  • Work independently with general guidance provided by the task Lead on general objectives and details of unusual situations and /or requirements.
  • Communicates technical issues and provides status briefings to managers and key program stakeholders.
  • Travel to support program requirements as required.

Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G07 or Salary Grade G08 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of engineering experience working with programming languages such as MATLAB, C/ C++, or other higher level.
  • Experience with radar systems test, and in development of test scripts
  • Experience with some form of the Systems Engineering Product Development Cycle
  • Active Secret security clearance, or obtain interim prior to starting or within 30 days from date of hire.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in applying engineering design process to implement innovative methods to solve technical problems and analyze large sets of system performance data
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma and IPDS
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Excel tool development
  • Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent multi tasking, problem resolving, and analytical skills, and able to meet challenging schedules in a research and development program environment
  • Master's Degree in Engineering

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or related technical discipline

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, Mass., IDS has 28 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; command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence (C5I) systems; air traffic management; cyber 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. Security Clearance: Secret Relocation Eligible: Yes Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Integration and Test Engineering, Systems Engineering, Test Engineering, Engineering, All
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