Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Principal Signal Processing Engineer (SPC)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating

Job Summary:

As a Principal Signal Processing Engineer, you will participate in challenging multi-disciplinary research across integrated product teams consisting of Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC), Signal Processing and missile-and-sensor-level Performance Simulations. You will participate in the design, development, and integration of Radar and Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) algorithms, conducting system trades/sensitivity analyses, and performance assessments to support our products and new business initiatives.

Theres no such thing as a perfect candidate, so dont hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • You will work with detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB to develop, prototype, and test radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithms and models
  • You will conduct performance trade-off and sensitivity analysis for missile radar and/or EO/IR applications
  • You will participate in production and engineering lab test environments and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar and/or EO/IR models and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance
  • You will collaborate as a team member in all phases of missile development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering expertise by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal and external customers
  • You will oversee a technical team, mentor engineers, and/or manage an engineering project
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or a related STEM degree
  • With a Bachelors Degree listed above, you must have eight (8) years or more of documented work and/or academic experience in the following areas (A Masters Degree will satisfy 2 years of work experience and a PhD will satisfy 4 years of work experience):
    • Programming in C++ (preferred) or C
    • Using MATLAB or Python for evaluation and analysis of data sets
    • Using UNIX/Linux based workstations
    • Radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithm development and analysis
    • Running, modifying, and evaluating simulations
    • Developing and presenting technical briefings
  • 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:
  • Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related STEM degree
  • Experience with missile components and systems
  • Experience with signal processing techniques
  • Experience with running and modifying simulations and performing analysis
  • Experience with radar and/or EO/IR environment models
  • Experience with hardware/software integration
  • Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems
  • Ability to work well alone or as part of a team
  • Good communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills
  • Two (2) years or more of experience managing others as a technical or team lead, or similar role involving applied system engineering and analysis and interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines
  • Coursework or experience in some of the following fields: radar signal processing, digital communications, probability and statistics, linear algebra, and signals & systems
  • Current DoD security clearance or SSBI
What We Offer:

Whether you are just starting out on your career journey, or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package including compensation, healthcare, wellness, retirement, work/life benefits, career development and recognition programs. Some of the best benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Principal Signal Processing Engineer (SPC)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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