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Raytheon Technologies Sr Principal Operations Engineer in McKinney, Texas

The Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S) Advanced Manufacturing, Modernization, and Technology (AMMT) team is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative team member to perform a variety of software development, reporting, analytics and IT/OT functions on the Integrated Digital Intelligence team.

This individual will be working closely with the Factory Automation Engineering teams in multiple locations across the US and will report to the Digital Factory Manager. The sites include El Segundo (CA), McKinney (TX), Forest (MS), Santa Barbara County (CA), and Largo (FL), in addition to operations and automation engineers from other Raytheon business units. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of software design, development, integration, documentation and testing projects, demonstrate strong data analytics and visualization skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a creative, innovative mindset. Candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead a small team through all phases of a project as well as experience mentoring others.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Learning, supporting and developing within the SAS Digital Factory, IoT and SCADA systems. The candidate is expected to become an authority in this system within the first 6 months.

  • Designing, documenting, programming, integrating and maintaining software utilized by the factory for both physical and digital automation control.

  • Contribute to both major projects with an integrated development team as well as have primary responsibility for systematic improvements to internal team processes .

  • Analyze and correlate large, complex data sets and provide information reports to users for further analysis.

  • Ensure data integrity to be utilized by data visualization solutions using software such as (but not limited to) Splunk, Ignition, and Microsoft Power BI.

  • Examine data from various platforms and multiple disparate or integrated data sources, merge structured and unstructured data, and develop and execute analytics reports and visualization toolsets.

  • Partner with parties across business functions to achieve project goals.

    Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience

  • Experience in software development, data analytics, computer vision, artificial intelligence, or other related field.

  • Experience with LabVIEW, TestStand, Python, or other programming languages.

  • Experience in object-oriented design and data structures and a good understanding of client-server architecture.

  • Strong data analytics skills with the ability to prepare, process, analyze, and visualize significant amounts of information from multiple data sources while keeping the big picture in mind.

  • Experience in algorithm design, problem solving and diagnosis.

  • Ability to interpret end user needs to generate requirements for both software and reporting and create design specifications.

  • Familiarity with Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory concepts.

  • Understanding of Lean principles and terminology, Six Sigma, and/or agile scrum.

  • Ability to obtain U.S Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship is required as only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen as this position will require accessing US only data systems

    U.S. Citizenship is required as only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Must be a U.S. Citizen as this position will require accessing US only data systems

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with data visualization utilizing data analytics, AI or machine learning.

  • Familiarity with cyber and/or cyber-physical systems security protocols.

  • Team lead or project management experience

  • Ability to support the manufacturing floor during troubleshooting and sustainment.

  • Proficient on MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems).

  • Experience with Transactional Automation (use of API, XML, OData).

  • Understanding of networking concepts (ie: TCP/IP).

  • Ability to collaborate with automation suppliers and integrators.

  • Experience or education in systems engineering and application to automation systems.

  • Experience with automation systems (robots, vision systems, PLCs, etc.).

    Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience.

    Desired Education

  • Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or other Technical related


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.