Raytheon Technologies Radar Systems Engineer / Mode Analyst in El Segundo, California
Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is the provider of advanced electrical scanned antenna (AESA) radar sensor systems for multiple platforms including: the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Aircraft, the Air Force’s F/A-15 Aircraft, and the Gen 5.x Family of Systems (FOS) Radars for multiple platforms. These AESA Radar Systems provide the war fighter with the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. The Secured Sensor Solutions Mission Area within the Systems Engineering Center is seeking committed engineering leaders who are passionate about creating innovative and cost-effective solutions for the warfighter. This highly dynamic environment requires both speed and efficiency in addition to maintaining product quality, functionality and traceability. Applicants are expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team through strong written and verbal communication skills.
The Future Aircraft Systems and Technology Department within the Systems Engineering Center supports the development of new capabilities for existing radar systems as well as development of Next-Generation Radar Systems for the US Government. We are a growth oriented organization committed to and passionate about supporting our nation’s warfighters. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career. This department provides the full range of systems design, analysis, integration, verification, and validation activities in support of SAS radar programs.
Design and development of radar waveforms for imaging, target search, track and identification
Develop mathematical algorithms for mode/sensor implementation
Conduct performance predictions and trade studies
Provide technical leadership for a team of Systems and Software engineers in the development and implementation of Software Analysis tools applied to Radar Sensor products
Lead and participate in peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification
Lead Root Cause Analysis utilizing Raytheon Technologies Best Practices (R6Sigma) and Tools to identify and analyze Radar System anomalies
Development / maturation of fault tabulation & prediction tools utilizing Matlab, Python, Excel, etc.
Perform technical and programmatic presentations to both internal and external customers
Develop and maintain requirements for a small family of related airborne Radar Sensor Programs
Support the development and flow down of systems requirements, error budget trees, and performance modeling, simulation and analysis
Lead design reviews, test/production readiness reviews, gate reviews, trade studies and other program/customer reviews as required to keep the Team on track
Support new/follow-on business proposals and ROMs as required by the program
Provide cost and schedule estimates/impacts for proposed engineering changes or BOEs
Will support the professional development of team members and ensure senior technical personnel "pass on" knowledge to more junior personnel
Provide development feedback and information back to functional organizations
Minimum of 6 years of full life cycle Systems Engineering experience
Demonstrated understanding of Airborne Radar systems and their principals of design, development, Requirements Verification, I & T, Operation, Flight Test, Repair and Sustainment
Strong mathematical problem solving ability and data analysis experience
Electronics system performance analysis, test and integration
Knowledge and experience of waveform design and signal processing for Air-to-Surface and Air-to-Air radar modes
Familiarity with the execution of technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMS) and Independent Reviews (IRs) for gates
Strong knowledge of algorithm development
Working knowledge of Matlab
Communication, integrity, judgment, coordination, influence
Actively engages, drives change to achieve execution excellence and solve critical issues
Examples of leading a technical team in advanced radar development efforts
Mentoring and providing career development direction to junior engineers
Radar system architecture, Design, Hardware Integration, and Test.
SW Modes and collection methodology and corresponding artifacts influencing Radar products.
Analysis which predicts overall system performance, error margins and performance budgets (link budget)
Experience in hardware and software integration of embedded, real-time complex systems
Flight test and Data Reduction and Data Analysis
Proposal development and authoring technical volumes
Technical mentoring as subject matter expert in Radar Systems
Experience as a IV&V Lead or Technical Lead on a previous program
Strong work ethic, Leads by example
Required Education: BS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.
Desired Education: MS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons
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.