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Raytheon Technologies Signal Processing Engineer I - RF/EO/IR Algorithms, Models and Analysis (SPC) in Tucson, Arizona

  • Are you an early-career professional who wants to develop Signal Processing solutions to solve complex problems for Radar missile applications?

  • Do you have a passion for developing models and algorithms, integrating them into computer simulations, and then performing analysis of the results?

  • Do you enjoy working in dynamic teams where you share your knowledge and learn?

  • If your answers are yes, the Signal Processing (SP) teams at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you! The Tucson, AZ, facility is searching for several Radar Signal Processing Engineers (out of college 18 months or more) to join a growing team of engineering professionals who share a mission of protecting our war fighters and allies.

    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.

    Job Description and Key Tasks:

    Working in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB to develop, prototype, and test radar signal processing algorithms and models Conducting performance trade-off and sensitivity analysis for missile radar applications Working in production and engineering lab test environments and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar models and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance Working in a team environment in all phases of missile 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 and Experience:

Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related STEM degree. Must have graduated more than 18 months ago Experience programming in a compiled language such as C++ (preferred), C, Java, or Python Experience using tools such as MATLAB or Python for analysis of data sets U.S. citizenship is required Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (relocation package available)

Desired Education, Skills and Experience:

  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

  • Experience with signal processing techniques

  • Experience with running and modifying simulations and performing analysis

  • Experience with radar and environment models

  • Experience using UNIX/Linux based workstations

  • 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.


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.