Systems Engineer II

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
Do you enjoy tackling technical problems no one has solved before?

Are you a college student who enjoys putting complex engineering systems together, testing and attempting to break them?

Would you like to understand the possible modes of failure, contribute to developing and implementing solutions, retest, and ultimately field a system which will perform each and every time?

Do you want to join a team that thrives on diversity of thought and innovative ideas?

Do you have a passion for protecting our warfighters?


Then System Integration and Test might be for you!

Our team of talented engineers collaborates across disciplines from initial concepts to product sell off, integrates complex technology, debugs and resolves interface issues, evaluates system performance, demonstrates and sells off state-of-the-art products for areas including radars, command and control platforms, missile systems, and cyber defense. Explore some of the systems you may work on as part of our team:

Connecting Vision with Precision: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGoARumXdG8&list=PL5Sw9Y9B7leUXEgh-kMIMUrMRVnSq4ifB&index=16
Ballistic Missile Defense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae5VmVwfWmk
SPY-6 Family of Radars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfLMH0jLpU4&list=PL5Sw9Y9B7leUXEgh-kMIMUrMRVnSq4ifB&index=11&t=0s
Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Radar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGJg78PZsog&list=PL5Sw9Y9B7leUXEgh-kMIMUrMRVnSq4ifB&index=11

Opportunities for Systems Engineers currently exist within the Radars and Sensors Center under System Integration and Test. Our elite team executes integration, verification, validation, and sell off for numerous defense programs with a primary focus on domestic and international radar systems.

In this center, you will perform various engineering activities depending on your experience and skill level. Some examples are:
  • System integration and test planning
  • System integration and test execution
  • Detailed performance analysis for system integration and verification, including the use of large scale modeling and simulations tools
  • Support to test events, including flight test and field events, either in the US or internationally
  • Technical support for deployed sensor systems
  • Preparing and presenting results in reports and briefings to internal or external stakeholders

Our teams contribute through all phases of the product development lifecycle, within an interdisciplinary process that ensures the customer and warfighters needs are satisfied through every stage. This commitment to excellence can sometimes include opportunities for travel, and flexible hours/shifts in order to ensure programmatic milestones are met.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is a technology and innovation leader in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions thanks to employees who live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems to protect our warfighters.

Sound like the kind of team where you can make a significant contribution? Then you need to apply. Please join us in our mission!

Duties and Responsibilities can include:
  • Support integration and test planning, design, and execution
  • Prepare plans, procedures, and test cases
  • Develop detailed integration information sheets and detailed verification information sheets
  • Perform integration and test activities in house or at site locations
  • Utilize DOORS to capture verification artifacts and maintain traceability to requirements
  • Troubleshooting and failure analysis, including the use of lab or field test equipment
  • Complete and compile detailed performance analysis, including the use of tools such as MATLAB

Required Skills:
  • Experience with programming in MATLAB, C/C++, Python, or other programming language
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office toolset (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program (or completed a degree no more than 18 months prior to start date) resulting in a Masters degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline, such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering or science curriculum. ABET is the preferred, though not required, accreditation standard.
  • This position requires eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Engineering project, internship or co-op experience related to radar systems
  • Experience in radar systems test environments, and in development of test scripts and procedures; experience with automation is desirable
  • Experience with radar systems or signal processing
  • Experience with testing in an AGILE environment
  • Model based engineering and architecture
  • Statistics, random processes and detection methods
  • Imaging / pattern recognition
  • Data filtering and processing techniques (e.g. Kalman, batch, optimal)
  • Cyber security, encryption, information assurance
  • Experience with DOORS or a related database
  • Ability to pursue information (self-starter)
  • Authored Technical Papers and / or Technical Presentations
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Leadership or participation in college campus organizations, athletic teams, or community service groups

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