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Raytheon Technologies Systems Engineer in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Systems Engineer

Colorado Springs CO

The Systems Engineer will be supporting the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program. C2BMC is the integrating element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). It is a vital operational system that enables the U.S. president, secretary of defense and combatant commanders at strategic, regional and operational levels to systematically plan ballistic missile defense operations, to collectively see the battle develop, and to dynamically manage designated networked sensors and weapons systems to achieve global and regional mission objectives. C2BMC supports a layered missile defense capability that enables an optimized response to threats of all ranges in all phases of flight. C2BMC is the force multiplier that globally and regionally networks, integrates and synchronizes autonomous sensor and weapon systems and operations to optimize performance. C2BMC is an integral part of all system ground and flight tests which verify and exercise all current and future BMDS capabilities.

The Systems Engineer will be part of the Field and Integration Test team. The Field and Integration Test team is responsible for the integration of the C2BMC system into the MDIOC C2BMC Testbed and the Operational systems. The Integration activity is to ensure the install matches the Configuration Managed baseline and to verify settings and operations. The Test activity is to exercise high level functions and capabilities to ensure no change from the test environment. The servers and workstations are both Linux and Windows based, using virtual servers. Integration includes troubleshooting of the installed software to identify resolutions if the system is incorrectly installed or if settings are incorrect. Troubleshooting includes activities that most System Administrators should have the knowledge to identify and resolve most common issues. C2BMC is deployed internationally; therefore some travel may be required, but most efforts are from a central location with remote access.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, implements, tests, documents, and maintains solutions for the integration and testing of in-house developed and COTS/GOTS components, elements, subsystems and/or systems.

  • Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints.

  • Establishes functional and technical specifications and standards, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.

  • Reviews, evaluates and derives requirements for testability, develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for complete systems and/or subsystems.

  • Coordinates subsystem and/or system testing activities with programs and other organizations.

  • Performs analysis of test results and prepares comprehensive subsystem and/or system level evaluation reports which verify and validate system performance.

  • Writes discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate incorporated fixes to software, components, subsystems and systems.

    Skills and Experience Required:

  • Must be a self-starter with good communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Must be able to cooperatively develop integration plans/procedures from sources such as functional/performance requirements and stated technical capabilities, monitor the integration of the test resources, execute these detailed integration procedures, analyze integration results, and present the results orally and in written format.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with people within and external to the program, and must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Experience in troubleshooting of small to large scale infrastructure.

  • A current Secret security clearance

    Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of or practical experience with industry or DoD test methodologies and terminology.

  • Experience with operational systems (e.g. Aegis, Patriot), development systems (e.g. GMD, THAAD, Aegis), and off-the-shelf statistical analysis packages.

  • Network architecture and device knowledge and scripting skills for data mining and formatted display of data.

  • Experience within the Mission Defense realm and previous test and integration experience.

  • The ability to get a Top Secret clearance or have a current Top Secret clearance is desired.

    Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering, OR Math) and minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

  • Active IAT-Level 2 certification required or must obtain the certification within 60 days of employment.

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

    Benefits offered: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays.

    In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $87,500 to $188,500; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills. 186454

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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