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Raytheon Technologies Sr Systems Engineer II in Tucson, Arizona

Do you want to protect our nation’s weapons systems against the cyber threat?

Would you consider yourself a “non-standard thinker” fascinated by systems and cyber security?

Do you like to dissect systems and understand how they work and go together?

If you answered yes to the above, with the ability to understand and communicate with other engineering disciplines, then Raytheon Missiles & Defense may have an excellent career opportunity for you at our Tucson, AZ facility.

We have competitive benefits and relocation packages.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is looking for highly motivated systems engineers interested in developing Systems Security Engineering (SSE) solutions to protect the US war fighter’s technology advantage.

Systems Security Engineering creates holistic security solutions leveraging Anti-Tamper (AT), Cyber, Software Assurance, and Supply Chain Risk Management to support Program Protection Implementation on embedded weapons systems.

The position requires strong systems engineering skills that will be used to develop innovative products and solutions to complex systems, including top level requirements development, requirements analysis and allocation, design, verification, integration, and production/field support.

The position is in the Systems Design Center within the Systems Design & Architecture (SD&A) Directorate, responsible for programs in the following product lines: Air and Missile Defense Systems, Air Warfare Systems, Land Warfare systems, and Naval and Area Mission Defense.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities:


Senior Systems Engineer for Systems Security Engineering

provides technical expertise for the design, development, qualification, integration and fielding of

Program Protection and security solutions used in military applications.

The position requires a highly motivated and innovative individual familiar with developing SSE (Anti-Tamper (AT), Cyber, Software Assurance, and Supply Chain Risk Management) systems solutions to meet customer requirements, working in conjunction with new business development personnel and suppliers.

Customers include USAF, USA, USN, USMC, MDA, and other USG acquisition agencies.

This technical position assesses multiple candidate security solutions for “best fit” with customer requirements, establishes detailed systems requirements and allocation of those requirements to sub-systems and engages with all engineering disciplines to determine compliance to the requirements during system development and qualification.

The individual is responsible for guiding the SSE implementation during the development, integration, test, and fielding of the systems and ensuring programs are executed to meet or exceed requirements while meeting cost and performance targets.

Furthermore, the individual will engage to develop and implement strategy to grow business in key areas.

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

Essential Functions:

Implement SSE solutions into Missile Systems products

Interact with customer to define SSE requirements, solutions, trades, costs, implementation, system impacts, and effectiveness

Support developing plans and estimates, task execution, project tracking, reporting, and risk identification and mitigation plans. Keep senior management informed on major accomplishments, issues and concerns

Educate Raytheon Missiles & Defense and customers alike in SSE

Plan and guide SSE implementations in customer systems

Consult and assist program line management with SSE architectures and issues

Assisting programs in developing plans and executing those plans

Developing top-level system requirements, and flowing down requirements and implementation concepts to subsystem

Required Education, Experience & Skills :

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, or Robotics

Six (6) years of relevant experience in the fields of computer technology reverse engineering, AT, or Cyber

Experience in design, development and fielding of SSE systems

Experience in the implementation and business growth of SSE implementation throughout the entire life cycle

Experience in solutions meeting robust SSE systems security requirements

Experience leading, advising, and educating customers on SSE issues

US Citizenship is required

Desired Experience & Skills


Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Business Administration, and/or Robotics

DoD Top Secret clearance with current SSBI within last 5 years desired

Cyber Certifications in accordance with DoDD 8570/DoDD 8140 such as CISSP, GSLC, CEH

Program management experience with SSE

Broad understanding of technology and working knowledge of DODI-S-5230.28

Aircraft/weapons integration experience

Strategic planning skills

Proposal writing skills

Candidate must exhibit an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with coworkers, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment

Group management skills, leadership skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to develop and present comprehensive technical briefings.

Experience contributing in a team environment for the purpose of developing creative solutions to technical problems

The candidate must be able to act independently to uncover and resolve issues, and possess excellent verbal, written, and leadership skills


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.