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Raytheon Technologies New College Graduate: Systems Engineer I in Springfield, Virginia

Job Description:

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is currently seeking 2022 graduates for an exciting opportunity to join the Space and C2 Systems team to support Satellite Operations and Maintenance (O&M) positions. The selected candidate will join a skilled O&M team working in a 24/7 operations environment. The O&M team is responsible for all aspects of Operations Planning, Command and Control, and Vehicle Engineering, including monitoring day-to-day activities as well as identifying and solving challenging problems as they occur. After completion of comprehensive on-the-job training, the selected candidates will be part of a certified team of subject matter experts that are integral to our customer's success.

*The selected candidate(s) will be sponsored for a TS/SCI Security Clearance with CI Poly by Raytheon Technologies. The candidate’s onboarding is contingent upon obtaining the necessary clearance prior to starting employment. *

Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment or submit to regular COVID testing.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

•Build and/or execute a daily operations plan using complex software and hardware systems

•Technical knowledge of a large repository of formal procedures with the responsibility to accurately select and apply the correct procedure(s) depending on the specific scenario at hand

•Document discrepancies as they occur & implement workarounds and contingency plans to minimize impacts of system anomalies

•Cross-train in other O&M positions as assigned and assist with training of other personnel on the contract team

•Other duties as assigned

Security Clearance Requirements:

As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance and special access for assigned staff. This role will require a TS/SCI Security Clearance with CI Poly on Day 1.

• The selected candidate's onboarding is contingent upon obtaining a TS/SCI Security Clearance with CI Poly prior to starting employment (sponsored through Raytheon Technologies).

•Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the requirements to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with CI Poly government security clearance. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

•Not being able to secure the clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

Required Skills:

  • This position is in support of an integral 24/7 Operations environment. As such availability for non-scheduled call-in is required and the job assignment requires working a combination of day staff and shift schedules, assigned based on the dynamic needs of the team

  • Availability to work overtime is required

  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Must be able to apply critical thinking toward problem solving in time-critical situations

  • Must work effectively in a team environment

  • Able to start position roughly 12-18 months from offer acceptance (start date contingent on when clearance is awarded)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working a rotating shift schedule

  • Experience providing/receiving training to/from a wide range of learning/teaching styles

  • Working in a virtual team environment

  • Proficient use of both Windows and UNIX platform

  • Experience with Perl, VBA, and/or other scripting languages

  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite

  • Previous intern experience

  • A GPA of 3.0+ is highly desired (please include your GPA on your resume)

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelors of Science Degree by summer 2022.

  • Majors in Systems/Aerospace/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Math or a closely related STEM field will be considered for this role

  • Please upload an unofficial copy of your transcript with your resume

  • A Master’s degree candidate can be considered at the P1 level if their skills and experiences do not align with P2


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.