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Raytheon Technologies Sr Prin Eng, Systems Engrg 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 Senior Principal Systems Engineer who wants to experience all elements of the space mission design process including system-level trades, requirements development, spacecraft design, performance assessment, integration and test, verification, and validation. Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is desired: VIS-IR Detector Imaging, Opto-Mechanics, Electronics, Firmware, Flight Software, Ground Software, Control Systems, Algorithm development, and Environmental Testing. Your vital contribution will help us to deliver excellence to our customers.

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $20,000

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years engineering experience with at least 5 years working with space systems

  • Experience with the requirements development and flow down process

  • Experience with the technical review and approval of proposals

  • Experience with system or subsystem level Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V)

  • Experience with developing and presenting technical briefings to the customer and company leadership

  • Familiarity with cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System

  • Experience establishing and maintaining working relationship with all levels of the organization, including customers, users, and other peer groups

  • Active Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

  • Ability to access US only data systems

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience in development of high reliability EO/IR space products

  • Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices (e.g. Dynamic, Vibration, EMI, Thermal Vacuum)

  • Experience with software integration and test, configuration management

  • Experience working with operations staff, sub-contractors, team members and customers

  • Experience in proposal development including creations of Basis-of-Estimates

  • Familiarity with mission operations and CONOPS

  • Knowledge of ground segment, antenna services, and data distribution

Required Education:

BS degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, or related STEM discipline.

Desired Education:

Advanced degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, or related STEM discipline.



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.