Senior-Level GNC Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Are you a results-oriented GNC engineer who enjoys collaborating within a diverse team?
Do you have a strong desire to work on projects that are critical to the defense of our nation?
Are you committed to tapping into and exercising your leadership and interpersonal skills?

If your answers are yes, the Algorithm and Simulation team at Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you!

We are the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We are seeking senior-level GNC engineering professionals to work in our Tucson, AZ location. As an engineer at RMD, we will help you achieve your goals, find renewed purpose, thrive and succeed.

The Algorithm and Simulation team is hiring GNC engineers with experience to work in one of the following areas within the organization: State Estimation and Optimization, Flight Controls, Aerodynamics, Guidance Design, or GPS.

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

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum eight (8) years of applied work experience (OR Masters in STEM and six years of experience or Ph.D. and four years of experience)
  • Strong academic or independent research and work experience that includes a combination of at least two of the following areas: digital and modern control systems, dynamics, Kalman filter design, signal processing, 6DOF simulations, guidance algorithms, flight control requirements development, or wind tunnel testing
  • Eight (8) years work experience with Matlab, C, C++, and/or Object Oriented design
  • Past work experience with UNIX and LINUX operating systems as well as Microsoft products
  • Experience providing technical leadership and mentorship
  • United States Citizenship
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters or Ph.D. in degrees listed above. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Experience with missiles, gravity bombs, glide bombs, or autonomous/collaborative air vehicles
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate activities across multiple facilities and locations
  • Results-oriented work ethic and able to communicate effectively with senior leadership and other engineering disciplines
  • Capture effort coordination and developing proposals to obtain funding, spanning technical proposal development, work breakdown structures and cost estimation
  • Depending on technical focus area:
    • Guidance law development, state estimation, Kalman filtering, sensor fusion, trajectory shaping, path planning, miss distance performance optimization, kinematic analysis of actuation system effectors
    • Free stream wind tunnel testing and aero model development
    • Flight testing; ability to design an envelope clearance test plan, reduce the data, and validate the 6DOF flow field models
    • Planning and executing flow field wind tunnel tests including grid runs, captive trajectory systems, and attached-store loads testing
    • CFD analysis and interpreting CFD data
    • System identification techniques applied to flexible body dynamics, and application of structural filters to minimize impact to control systems
    • Assessing GNC system integration risks through test data analysis
    • Preparing system trade studies
    • Performance analysis by simulation Monte Carlo assessments with expected system disturbances, including verification and validation techniques
    • Algorithm optimization
  • Knowledge of related disciplines: airborne RADAR systems including RF signal processing and tracking algorithms; embedded software development and hardware/software integration; system engineering design methods including requirements analysis and flowdown, specification derivation and interface control documentation


A diverse company is a strong company.
The people of Raytheon Technologies come from different backgrounds. We value our different perspectives and styles of tackling the worlds most complex challenges and toughest threats.
Through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), our employees are empowered to impact business results, build professional networks, advocate for causes that matter to them and contribute to their local communities.
Diversity of thought is critical to the future of innovation. We leverage these unique voices to generate solutions toward a united and singular purpose: to define the future of aerospace.

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