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Raytheon Technologies Signal Processing Engineer I - New Bachelor’s Degree Grad! in Tucson, Arizona

This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months


Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you’ll be part of a global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are the world's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems. In fact, we've produced over one million missiles in our history. Military forces in more than 50 countries look to us for a high-quality product portfolio that includes missiles, smart munitions, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. We are able to accomplish this feat because our employees live our Values of Trust, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Accountability. Diversity is a part of our culture and a key to our success. When world-class talent works together in a place that is respectful and inclusive, we solve some of the world's hardest problems.

We know that a diverse company is a strong company. The people of Raytheon Technologies come from different backgrounds. We value our different perspectives and styles of tackling the world’s most complex challenges and toughest threats. Through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), our employees are empowered to impact business results, build professional networks, advocate for causes that matter to them and contribute to their local communities. Diversity of thought is critical to the future of innovation. We leverage these unique voices to generate solutions toward a united and singular purpose: to define the future of aerospace.

Job Description:

Our multi-disciplinary Algorithm and Simulation integrated product team consists of Guidance, Navigation, and Control; Signal Processing; and missile-and-sensor-level Modeling and Simulation for Performance Analysis. Our Signal Processing engineers are responsible for designing, developing, and integrating Radar and Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) algorithms, conducting system trades/sensitivity analyses, and conducting performance assessments to support our products and new business initiatives.

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

Key Tasks:

Working in simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB to develop, prototype, and test radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithms

Conducting performance trades and sensitivity analyses for radar and/or EO/IR applications

Working in production, lab test, and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithm requirements and performance

Working in a team environment in all phases of product development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering support by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers

Required Education/Skills:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Must be either currently pursuing degree or degree must have been granted in the last 18 months.

Experience with C or C++

Experience with MATLAB or Python

U.S. Citizenship is required

In undergraduate coursework, must have completed or be currently registered for at least two of the classes appearing below in italics.

One class must fall into the Signal Processing / Image Processing category and one class must fall into the Probability & Statistics / Linear Algebra category.

1) Signal Processing / Image Processing:

Signals & Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Signal Processing, Image Processing, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, or equivalent

2) Probability & Statistics / Linear Algebra:

Probability, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Random Processes, Random Signals, Linear Algebra, Matrix Theory, Linear Systems, Linear Control Systems, Matrix Analysis, or equivalent

Desired Skills:

ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

It is desired that the selected candidate completed, or be currently performing, a capstone, professional internship, or undergraduate research opportunity that provides experience applying signal processing techniques to radar data, visible or infrared images, or video data

Experience in artificial intelligence or machine learning

Experience in autonomous or collaborative systems

Experience with running and modifying simulations, and analyzing output

Experience with radar and/or EO/IR sensor and environment models

Experience using UNIX/Linux based workstations

Experience with hardware/software integration

Ability to develop and present technical briefings

Ability to work well in teams and independently

Good communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

Current/Active DoD clearance or SSBI


This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ.

Tucson has a friendly,

caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a

metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and

majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work.

Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per

year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.


Student Loan Repayment Contribution Program

Paid Parental Leave

Educational Assistance

9/80 work schedule – Every other Friday off

Onsite Wellness Program – Health Screenings/Flu Shots

401K – Savings & Investment Plan

Paid Time Off

Rstars is an enterprise-wide recognition program that allows you to give and receive thanks for notable and exceptional performance.


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.

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*Please upload a copy of your most recent undergraduate and graduate transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition.

Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume.*

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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.