Senior Principal Radar Systems Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Fullerton, CA 92832
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.

The System Design & Architecture Directorate is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD). The more than 2,100 employees provide requirements definition and design at the system, subsystem and component level every day in a collaborative environment characterized by respect for the individual, problem solving in a team setting, consensus oriented solutions, and results based recognition. Supporting this mission are teams providing domain expertise and creative solutions in surveillance, naval and missile defense based radar system design, undersea sensor system design, integrated air and missile defense systems engineering, command and control/battle management system design, combat system and platform architecture design and integration, software intensive system engineering, cyber solutions and algorithm development for signal processing, tracking and discrimination systems. The team welcomes you to join our tradition of excellence through innovation and teamwork while championing individual diversity in a flexible work environment to meet the needs of todays workforce.

Join this highly visible team and perform technically challenging assignments that will directly contribute to protecting our nation and our war fighters.

RMD in Fullerton, CA, is seeking an experienced Radar Systems Engineer to join the Battlefield Radar (BFR) group as Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) to provide technical oversight for one or more of its programs on the Sentinel radar product line for development. The entails lead radar software requirements definition and system integration/test for the Sentinel radar product line. The candidate will have the responsibility to update data reduction tools as needed, and efficiently use the simulation and reduction tools to analyze past tracking data, characterize current tracking performance, identify issues, and recommend performance improvements. Some of these new functionalities are small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) detection in a clutter environment. The systems engineer will be accountable to the Integrated Product Team (IPT) Engineer and Program Technical Directors.


Required Skills:
  • At least 10 years of experience in Radar System performance analysis including analysis of recorded radar data with both Matlab and self-developed custom software
  • At least 5 years of experience in Radar software development experience with specific expertise in real time radar software, simulation, and data reduction software development in C/C++ and Visual Basic
  • Prior experience in radar system integration and test
  • Prior radar algorithm design for acquisition, tracking, and clutter discrimination processes
  • Prior radar requirements analysis, requirements specification, and design
  • Outstanding team work, leadership, organization, communication, and leadership skills
  • 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 requires either a U.S. Person or non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with developing radar processes for acquiring and tracking slow UAV's in clutter
  • Radar modeling and simulation including algorithm and software development
  • Development of simulation tools and test tools for radar analysis
  • Ability to support periodic travel

Required Education:
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics. Advanced Degree Preferred.

Keywords: Algorithm Development, Signal Processing and Waveform Design, Electronic Protection Methods, Phased Array and Digital Beamforming Technology, Radar Search, Track and Discrimination Design, Statistical and Numerical Analysis of Radar Performance Data, Target and Threat Modeling, Integration and test of large systems, Model Based System Engineering Development.


At RTX, 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 RTX employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

RTX has 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, RTX 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 RTX offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

All these job responsibilities are to 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.171199

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