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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Systems Engineer II in Dulles, Virginia

You’re a collaborative and highly skilled Systems Engineer specializing in RF communications who’s accomplished and experienced! Shaping the future defense of our world through technical ingenuity excites you.

Rated the best at what we do, Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) builds world class UAV and satellite ground systems and counters national security threats through cyber solutions. We are a state-of-the-art technology company because of our innovative thinkers.

Our employees matter. Your contribution is vital to everything we build. As you design your career path you can be mentored through intriguing challenges. The RIS culture fosters collaboration and respect while doing meaningful work.

Join us! Together, we will support critical missions, develop solutions, and shape products of the future.

This position is based in the Sterling, Virginia area with some local travel throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.

This position is a member of a small engineering team within an integration and test laboratory, which works closely with multi-disciplined team members and customers to provide support to operations, maintenance, and deployment of RF Communication systems.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing integration and test of communications equipment; performing technical analysis and providing recommendation on technologies and industry trending; responding directly to customer directed requirements; providing procurement and logistical support; generating technical documentation including system architectures, test plans and procedures, and test reports; and providing training to mission partners on the theory and operation of RF communication systems and technologies.

Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI

  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience with a focus in RF communication systems.

  • Strong working knowledge of the radio frequency spectrum and modern communication infrastructures to include signal structures, propagation, modulation types, data rates, multiplexing/demultiplexing methods, as well as associated equipment to include transmitters, receivers, and processing suites.

  • Must possess demonstrable experience in one or more of the following: RF theory, wireless/SIGINT technologies.

  • Experience in analyzing and operating RF communication systems and technologies.

  • Proven ability to operate under broad intent independent of direct oversight; reliable, trustworthy, committed to success.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; able to articulate intent, frame requirements, set priorities, develop practical methods, and align resources to meet goals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish professional rapport with others in a small team environment, adapt to change, and thrive in an atmosphere that requires trust, teamwork, initiative, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to sustain demanding operational tasks in challenging environments over extended periods of time.

  • Ability and willingness for occasional travel to various locations in the Washington Metropolitan Area in support of the program (DC/MD/Northern VA).

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience in the configuration, operations, and test of network systems.

  • Experience in assessing, training, and/or mentoring personnel in the operation of RF communication systems.

  • Experience writing, modifying, updating, and executing test plans and test procedures in a lab environment.

  • Experience traveling and/or living overseas in more than one region of the world in support of operational missions.

  • Experience in planning and executing OCONUS technical operations, and coordinating operational activities with stakeholders.

    Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), with 5+ years of relevant work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

    This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization 187842

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.

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