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Raytheon Technologies Principal Systems Test Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you. In the last few years, you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you’ve even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space. Situated in Aurora, Colorado, a location rich in the aerospace history, we have excellent heritage in advanced sensing systems and civil space. We are seeking Systems Engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the opportunity? We’re looking for you!

We are looking for Systems Integration and Test Engineers to work in a collaborative, iterative development environment supporting the development and execution of a satellite ground system program’s test program and test processes, including baseline definition, test architecture design, verification, and validation. Candidates will be responsible for definition and execution of formal testing and regression testing across deliverable releases to the program baseline for their technical scope - driving program performance, coordination with the test manager of the test products, schedules, and resources.

The selected candidate must exhibit ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness to solve particularly complex problems involving a diverse set of engineering disciplines. The Integration & Test Engineer must have integration and test expertise and be capable of developing a strong rapport within the Raytheon program and the customer community.

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of up to $15K for a person with a TS/SCI clearance that can be verified and hired here at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle to e ffectively leading a small, diverse team to accomplish integration & verification objectives

  • Experience preparing and presenting reports and briefings to senior program leadership both orally and written.

  • Leadership experience with cross product teams in a complex multiple stakeholder environment

  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as required to achieve milestones

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the systems engineering, integration, and test lifecycle to include:

  • System integration and test planning and implementation for large scale systems using state-of-the-art technology

  • Technical Baseline Management

  • Management and integration of COTS/FOSS

  • Development of test architecture/framework

  • Preparation and reporting of program plans, schedules, and metrics

  • Specification of test verification requirements

  • Review and approval of integration and test procedures and plans

  • Use of discrepancy report systems and developing closure plans

  • Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, being part of a highly integrated team working closely with Software, Systems Engineer, Integration and Verification teams

  • Familiar with Linux as well as scripting languages (Python, Perl)

  • Experience with DevSecOps, test automation, CI/CD Pipeline constructs for development, integration, test, and deployment of large-scale SW-centric systems

  • Knowledge of Agile software development lifecycle model

  • An active and in-scope TS/SCI security clearance

    Desired Skills:

  • Systems Integration and/or Test Engineering experience on a large government ground system development contract delivering satellite command and control, mission management capabilities

  • Experience in Systems Integration process development and deployment

  • Experience as a Product Owner or Scrum Master

  • Experience using JIRA or similar tools

    Required Education:

  • 8 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors degree (STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, preferred); OR

  • 6 years of relevant experience with a Masters degree (STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, preferred)

    Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays

“In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $87,500 to $188,500; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.”


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.