Sr Principal Systems Engr (117709BR)

  • Raytheon
  • McKinney, Texas, United States
  • 07/02/2018
Secret Engineering - Hardware / Software

Job Description

Location: McKinney Texas Security Clearance: Secret - Current The Advanced Concepts and Technology Mission Area in Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, seeks a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer to provide technical support and expertise for the ABM (Advanced Battle Management) team. The position will reside in the System Engineering Integration & Test Center (SEIT) within the Surveillance Radar Development department. This systems engineer will work amongst other Systems Engineers and will support the chief engineer, and lead systems engineer.

Job Related Activities:
  • Leading integration and test activities on AWACS aircraft.
  • Lead, manage, and mentor other engineers to successfully integrate new avionics onto the AWACS aircraft
  • Lead dialog with Leadership and/or customers to elicit objectives and requirements and resolve technical issues
  • Conduct or participate in customer reviews and program technical reviews
  • Ensure the consistent application of engineering best practices and all activities undertaken under your control are conducted to common standards in accordance with Raytheon's IPDS processes
  • Using Raytheon 6 Sigma proactively to foster a culture of continuous process improvement

Required Skills: (Make as explicit as possible. These should not contain comparative or non-objective skills.)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in engineering, Systems, Electrical or Software
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in integrating new electronic systems for military aircraft
  • Experience performing hardware/software integration activities in the lab, on the aircraft, and in flight
  • Experience integrating software on DoD aircraft
  • Experience working with both customer and internal resources
  • Excellent executive-level written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience writing system specifications
  • Experience developing integration and test plans
  • Deep understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycles and demonstrable application of relevant methodologies and toolsets
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Skills: (Can be comparative and subjective (if non-discriminatory). Need not be explicit and should not contain must haves, or required skills.)
  • Previously supported integration of mission computers, displays, networking, data recording, or other mission systems on the AWACS or Joint STARS aircraft
  • Experience designing and documenting software interfaces including MIL-STD-1553/1760 and Ethernet
  • Experience with DOORS
  • Experience in writing ICDS and IDDs
  • Experience writing project plans
  • Experience writing proposal volumes
  • Experience with writing statements of work
Required Education:
  • B.S. in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Related discipline
Desired Education:
  • M.S. in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Related discipline

    This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons


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.

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

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