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Raytheon Technologies Principal Ground Systems IPT Lead in El Segundo, California

Would you like to be part of the new space movement? Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? 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 sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are actively seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We’re looking for you.

We are seeking a

Ground Systems IPT Lead

for our satellite programs.

The successful candidate will have experience handling programmatic responsibilities on satellite programs.

A strong background supporting satellite ground systems is desired.

Close collaboration with other integrated product teams (space vehicle, mission operations, etc.) will be critical to the success of the program.

This position will interface with the Lead Systems Engineer, Chief Engineer and other stakeholders to ensure program objectives are achieved. Successful candidates should expect to be immersed in a fast-paced, team-based, and challenging technical environment where an individual with talent and initiative can stand out and thrive.

Required skills

• 8+ years space systems engineering experience • Extensive experience working with space telemetry, tracking, and command (TT&C) • Experience working with commercial or government

satellite ground service providers • Experience handling programmatic responsibilities, including scheduling and earned-value management • Strong understanding of issues relevant to ground station operation, including:

Satellite orbit and communications availability issues

Cybersecurity issues related to space communications

Ground software and data processing requirements

Ground equipment requirements • Experience working with multi-disciplined teams • Experience interfacing with customers and subcontractors • Comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic multi-disciplinary environment • Ability to build strong relationships with program internal and external customers

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active DoD Secret Security Clearance on Day 1 of employment

Desired skills

• Familiarity with NRL Neptune software architecture • Experience working at/with Blossom Point Satellite Command and Tracking Facility • Knowledge of US Export/Import law in regards to space technologies • Experience working with operations staff, sub-contractors, team members and customers • Prior Integrated Product Team Lead (IPTL) or line engineering management experience • Experience supporting subsystem level assembly, integration, and test (AI&T) of EO/IR sensors

Education Requirements:

BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or related STEM discipline

U.S. Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems



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.