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 Systems Engineering Center within the Secured Sensor Solutions Mission Area 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. The ideal applicant is self-motivated, detail oriented, and demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, including individual contributors, both written and verbal.

The Future Aircraft Systems and Technology Department is seeking a Systems Engineer who is passionate about helping us develop and deliver our products to the warfighter. Specifically, a Systems Engineer who can articulate well-developed requirements, manage requirements in DOORS, perform requirements traceability throughout the spec tree, communicate with other functions regarding flow-down, and ultimately compile verification artifacts in DOORS and perform requirements sell-off. 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 RIS radar programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain requirements in DOORS for a small family of related airborne Radar Sensor Programs
  • Support the development and flow down of system requirements, ensuring that specifications sent to vendors conform to the system specifications
  • Perform requirements decomposition form system level requirements to subsystem
  • Perform requirements traceability at multiple levels of the system specification tree to ensure that any orphan and childless requirements are identified and resolved
  • Develop well-articulated requirements specifications for various Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • Develop Integration & Test Plans and Procedures for the LRUs that capture the entirety of the requirements specification(s) and the verification intent
  • Participate in peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis utilizing Raytheon Technologies Best Practices (R6Sigma) and Tools to identify and analyze Radar System anomalies
  • Perform technical and programmatic presentations to both internal and external customers

Required Skills:
  • Domain Knowledge
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in Systems Engineering
    • Working knowledge of DOORS for requirements development, maintenance, and analysis
    • Working knowledge of Requirements Traceability, including experience working with other functions to flow requirements to vendors
    • Demonstrated experience with requirements decompositions from system level requirements to subsystem specifications
    • Ability to export DOORS databases to useful Word Documents for review and release in a Product Data Management system.
    • Demonstrated understanding of requirements development, design specifications, Integration and test activities, including planning, execution, and selloff.
    • Demonstrated understanding of Airborne Radar systems and their principals of design, development, Requirements Verification, I & T, Operation, Flight Test, Repair and Sustainment
  • 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
Desired Skills:
  • Experience writing, flowing, decomposing, and selling off requirements within DOORS
  • Experience executing requirements analyses and developing DXL scripts within DOORS
  • Experience developing specification trees, including complementary Integration and Test specification trees, that link the design to test
  • Working knowledge and experience with Radar system architectures, Design, Hardware Integration, and Test.
  • Integration and Test experience with demonstrated ability to execute test plans, develop test artifacts, and sell-off requirements
  • Experience with Gherkin/Cucumber to develop test scenarios that fully capture the intended requirements set under test
  • 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 a requirement, as this position requires 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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