Senior Principal Systems Engineer - GNC Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

Requisition ID 170009BR
Date updated 10/12/2020

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, sonar and 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.

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

Job Description:
Conduct and/or lead analysis to develop guidance, navigation and control and fire control requirements to defeat various threats within the Missile Defense Agencys mission area. Provide technical input for interceptor performance models, as well as assist in the assessment of aerodynamic and physical behaviors of threat systems. Perform trade studies to identify GNC concepts to defeat hypersonic, non-hypersonic and ballistic missile threats. Provide analysis to set requirements for successful engagement threat systems in areas such as weapon launch volume, intercept volume and launch timing. Participate in development of modeling and simulation capabilities, accurately representing expected missile system characteristics from launch through intercept. Serve as an SME within the team in the areas of endo-atmospheric flight dynamics and guidance, navigation and control. Develop technical briefing materials and other supporting documentation for use within the team and for coordination with MDA stakeholders. The position is in Huntsville, AL.

Active/Current DoD Secret Clearance is required. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills:
10+ yrs relevant experience
Performance analysis, design and integration of GNC systems
Mathematical-based modeling to characterize flight behaviors, to include development of fire control solutions
Proven experience with guidance, navigation and control principles of missile systems

Active/Current DoD Secret Clearance is required.

Required Education (including Major):
BS degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics; or related STEM discipline

Desired Skills:
20 yrs relevant experience
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Design, modeling and simulating super-sonic and hypersonic missile systems
Design, modeling and analysis experience of ground to air and air-to-air interceptors
Knowledge of ballistic and advanced threat systems

Keywords: MATLAB, Python, fire control GNC, guidance, modeling, simulation, model based systems engineering, MDSE, Advanced threats, Aegis, ballistic, missile, BMDS, countermeasures, DOORS, EKV, functional analysis, GMD, hypersonic, hyper glide, infra-red sensors, IR, interceptor, Missile Defense, MDA, Patriot, Radar, RF, MDS, KV, decision logic, command and control, fire control systems, C2BMC, TPY-2, THAAD, SPY-1, SBX, Standard Missile.

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.

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 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.

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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