El Segundo, California

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is the provider of advanced electrical scanned antenna (AESA) radar sensor systems for multiple platforms including: the U.S. Navy___s F/A-18 Aircraft, the Air Force___s F/A-15 Aircraft, and the Gen 5.x Family of Systems (FOS) Radars for multiple platforms. These AESA Radar Systems provide the war fighter with the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. The Secured Sensor Solutions Mission Area within the Systems Engineering Center is seeking committed engineering leaders who are passionate about creating innovative and cost-effective solutions for the warfighter. This highly dynamic environment requires both speed and efficiency in addition to maintaining product quality, functionality and traceability. Applicants are expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team through strong written and verbal communication skills.

The Future Aircraft Systems and Technology (FAST) Department supports the development of new capabilities for existing radar systems as well as development of Next-Generation Radar Systems for the US Government. We are a growth-oriented organization committed to and passionate about supporting our nation___s warfighters. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career. This department provides the full range of systems design, analysis, integration, verification, and validation activities in support of SAS radar programs. Well-qualified candidates will have knowledge of radar hardware architectures, experience in system functional decomposition, and an understanding of performance requirement allocation.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Technical team leadership participating in peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test
  • Provide technical leadership for a team of Systems and Software engineers in the development and implementation of Software Analysis tools applied to Radar Sensor products
  • Develop mathematical algorithms for mode/sensor implementation
  • Design and development of radar waveforms for imaging, target search, track and identification
  • Perform technical and programmatic presentations to both internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain all program requirements for a small family of related airborne Radar Sensor Programs
  • Support the development and flow down of systems requirements, error budget trees, and performance modeling, simulation and analysis
  • Will lead design reviews, test/production readiness reviews, gate reviews, trade studies and other program/customer reviews as required to keep the Team on track
  • Provide day-to-day direction for both the System Engineering (SE), and Integration & Test (I&T) team in the development and execution of the team___s scope of work
  • Support new/follow-on business proposals and ROMs as required by the program
  • Will support the professional development of team members and ensure senior technical personnel "pass on" knowledge to more junior personnel
  • Provide development feedback to functional organizations

Required Skills:
  • Domain Knowledge
    • Minimum of 8 years of full life cycle Systems Engineering experience
    • Demonstrated understanding of Airborne Radar systems and their principles of design, development, requirements verification, integration and test, operation, and flight test
    • Strong mathematical problem solving ability and data analysis experience
    • Electronics system performance analysis, test and integration
    • Familiarity with the execution of technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMS) and Independent Reviews (IRs) for gates
  • Leadership
    • Communication, integrity, judgment, coordination, influence
    • Actively engages, drives change to achieve execution excellence and solve critical issues
    • Examples of leading a technical team in advanced radar development efforts
    • Mentoring and providing career development direction to junior engineers
  • Must have an existing Active Secret and have ability to readily obtain Special Access security clearances
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Desired Skills:
  • Radar modes development, including collection methodology and processing algorithms
  • Analysis which predicts overall system performance, error margins and performance budgets
  • Experience in hardware and software integration of embedded, real-time complex systems
  • Proposal development and authoring technical volumes
  • Technical mentoring as subject matter expert in Radar Systems
  • Experience as a IV&V Lead or Technical Lead on a previous program
  • Strong work ethic, Leads by example

Required Education: BS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.
Desired Education: MS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

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, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

El Segundo, California

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