Principal Systems Engineer - Radar, Sonar, Sensor

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place..

Raytheon Technologies (RTX) offers an innovative and inclusive culture, welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.
  • Do you want to work within a Virtual World?
  • Do you have a passion for living in the code of detailed models and simulations?
  • Would you thrive by developing modeling & analysis solutions to solve complex problems?

If your answers are yes, the Modeling & Simulation (M&S) teams at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you! We are searching for several Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineers to join a growing team of engineering professionals who share a mission of protecting our war fighters and allies.

The Algorithm & Simulation (AS) Directorate is responsible for algorithm development including radio-frequency (RF) and electro-optical/infrared (EO-IR) Signal Processing; Guidance, Navigation, and Control; and missile-and-sensor-level Modeling and Simulation for RMD's broad portfolio of projects, programs and products. The M&S teams within the A&S Directorate provide, develop, and maintain high fidelity performance simulations (including multiple sensor channels, scene generation capability, control hardware, physical environment, and embedded software), execute system performance analysis (including pre-flight prediction, post flight matching, and verification and validation), support new business initiatives and develop & execute technology roadmaps. Our portfolio includes surface Navy, undersea Navy, missile defense sensors, interceptors, command and control, integrated air and missile defense systems and space surveillance systems. Our departments engineers are versatile, eager to learn, innovative, and self-motivated. Learn more and apply today!

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This position supports the Missile Defense Agency / Sensors Warfighter Support (MDA/SNW) organization at Schriever AFB, CO.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Train and educate the Combatant Commands and in particular, the Sensor Manger Cell on the AN/TPY-2 radar capabilities.
  • Interface with the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) system in support of War games and Exercises at home station and at domestic and international locations.
  • Support exercises by participating in planning conferences, technical interchange meetings, system testing, and performing as the radar subject matter expert (SME) during execution.
  • Flexibility to support very dynamic War games and Exercise schedule with real world situations, warfighter needs, and travel as needed.
  • Travel up to 15% to support program requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years of radar experience with a background in BMDS radars with 8 years of overall engineering experience
  • Experience with various tools: Linux/Unix, Systems Tool Kit, Matlab and MS Office
  • Knowledge of Military War games and Exercises
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Active Secret clearance
  • US Citizenship is required

  • Missile defense experience and knowledge of MDA elements and fielding configurations
  • Experience with Radar Analysis
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Top Secret clearance

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

Keywords: systems engineer, radar, sensors, Matlab, Linux, UNIX, analysis, missile defense

In compliance with Colorados Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $98,700 to $187,500; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidates work experience, education/training, and key skills.

At Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that is shared by Raytheon Technologies employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

We have been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly regarded organizations. The list includes Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon Technologies offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon Technologies offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

All these job responsibilities will be executed in harmony with Raytheon Technologies Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy, which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.

Raytheon Technologies 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.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.



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Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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