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Raytheon Technologies Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer II (OR*) in Tucson, Arizona

  • Are you curious by nature and always seeking the “why” of something?

  • Do you yearn for working on the most cutting edge technologies?

  • Do you enjoy working directly with and providing technical briefs to managers and customers?

If you’ve responded with an enthusiastic “yes,” Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you!

Our Operations Research department in sunny Tucson, AZ, needs strong Analysts and Simulation Developers, who are ready to support our ongoing mission to support our war fighters and allies.

Within the Systems Design & Performance (SD&P) directorate, Operations Research has the responsibility to provide, develop, and maintain performance and Operations Research simulations for all RMD's products, support new business initiatives and development and execution of technology roadmaps.

Job Description:

The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer conducts or participates in multi-disciplinary research across integrated product teams consisting of GNC, Signal Processing and Performance Analysis personnel in the design, development, and utilization of high fidelity digital simulation software in advanced technical computing environments and performs system modeling and analysis activities for the purposes of supporting new business, missile system design, performance assessment and flight test support according to the program schedule.

The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer will participate in the development and implementation of model-based solutions to support mission trade studies and performance simulations and to ensure they meet defined requirements and functions.

The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer will be expected to analyze and positively affect simulation execution performance. The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer will require knowledge of performance engineering practices and procedures as a discipline in order to perform non-repetitive effective analytical work across a wide range of challenging computational problems.

The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer is expected to work in a team environment, receiving inputs from the program or team lead and providing guidance and/or direction to other team members.

The Mid-Level Operations Research Analyst and Simulation Developer will be expected to work on diverse projects and determine and develop approaches and solutions, in addition providing development support throughout the product lifecycle from initial concept to fielded product.

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

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Operations Research, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Math

  • 6 years of experience (Masters with 4 years of experience, or Ph.D. with 2 years of experience) in the following areas:

  • Software development processes and object oriented design using C/C++ in either Unix or Linux computing environments with one or more of the following:

  • Scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, or Python

  • Numerical computing environments such as MATLAB

  • Applied and/or academic experience of design and digital system modeling and simulation experience to include knowledge of physics, random variables and their application to modeling and analysis

  • Past academic or work experience with Debugging/Analysis methodologies in optimizing application performance

  • An Applied Mathematics background or coursework (not seeking theoretical mathematicians)

  • Applied and/or academic experience with system engineering and analysis

  • Prior work experience interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines

  • U.S. citizenship is required

Desired Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Masters’ degree in Operations Research, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Math preferred

  • Software requirements development

  • Software design, integration, and test

  • Frequent communication and interaction with government counterparts

  • Familiarity with distributed simulation protocols such as DIS, HLA or TENA

  • Working knowledge of STL and Boost Libraries

  • Application of software build systems

  • Good written and oral communication abilities

  • Good analysis and problem solving abilities

  • Needs to work well in teams and have the ability to multi-task

Clearance Requirement:

  • Candidates must have a Secret security clearance prior to starting work

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance to continue work

  • Current Top Secret Department of Defense clearance preferred

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.

Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.

Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.

Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.172153

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.