Sr Signal Processing Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
The System Design & Architecture (SD&A) Directorate is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within RMD, responsible for defining customer needs, functional and product architecture, requirements definition and decomposition, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), system performance, and System Security Engineering (SSE).
The Early Warning and Defense Operations Systems (EWDOS) Department supports RMD by providing world class Sensor and Weapon Systems Engineering. Domain Expertise includes Situational Awareness, Network Design, Battle Management, Battlespace Integration and Interoperability Command and Control, Communications, for Domestic and International customers.

The EWDOS Department is seeking a talented Electronic Attack and Signal Processing (EA/SP) engineer to join a team of engineers that design and develop world-class Sensor and Weapon systems in our Tewksbury, Woburn and Andover, MA, locations.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
The Senior EA/SP Systems Engineer will be responsible for the definition of radar system architectures, the development of concepts of operations for the radar system, the design of radar processing algorithms, and the development and decomposition of system, hardware and software requirements. Opportunities also exist to support statistical analysis of the radar system performance using real and/or simulated data. Work is performed in a dynamic and collaborative development environment in support of multiple research and development efforts, working with internal and external customers across related product lines. Focus areas for these radar systems include:

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

This position can be a P3 or a P4, based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM). An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience. A Ph.D. can account for 5 years of experience as required for this position.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with design, development, and analysis of radar system and software architectures
  • Experience in writing and evaluating requirements for digital signal processing functionality
  • Ability to perform statistical modeling of radar signals and analyze detection and track performance
  • Strong background in modeling and assessing threat air and ground, RF, Electronic Attack (EA) capabilities, and advanced weapon system concept performance and employment.
  • Experience with signal processing techniques in complex propagation environments
  • Design, implementation and testing of algorithms for detection, discrimination and tracking systems
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience collaborating with customers and develop technical solutions to complex user requirements
  • Experience with digital beamforming, adaptive cancellation techniques, clutter filtering and Doppler processing, ambiguity resolution, maximum likelihood estimation, CFAR processing
  • Define algorithms to support the optimization of system performance and operations by applying fundamental radar principles and modeling electronic countermeasure (ECM) techniques
  • Experience with advanced processing algorithms for clutter and jamming suppression
  • Knowledge of RF communications and/or radar systems to generate realistic models and simulations of threat systems and apply these models to quantify the effectiveness of EA concepts and designs against such threats in operational environments
  • EA technique development
  • EA simulation tool familiarization
  • EA subsystem/system development and integration experience
  • Familiarity with beamforming architectures and techniques
  • Ability to design and analyze multi-target track filtering algorithms
  • Experience with RF Systems Engineering including knowledge of RF performance analysis
  • Familiarity with supporting Navy, Air Force and Army Customers
  • Experience with completing designs on schedule and within budget
What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htmIf applicable

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