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SDA Principal Software/Systems Engineer

Company: Raytheon Careers
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-04-25*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
AZ805: RMS AP Bldg 805 1151 East Hermans Road Building 805, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA*Position Role Type:*
Onsite*About Us:*
At Raytheon, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the forefront as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.
*Job Summary:*
We are currently hiring a Software-focused Principal Systems Engineer to join the Effectors Systems Design & Architecture (SDA) organization located in Tucson, AZ.
SDA is an exciting and challenging environment where you will have the opportunity to design, develop and partner with multi-disciplines to shape innovative solutions for our customers. Join our organization and experience the Systems V engineering life cycle while interfacing with a variety of engineering disciplines, subject matter experts, chief engineers, chief technologists, the customer and so much more to ensure we design, integrate, and strengthen our systems to work the first time and every time for our warfighters!
This position is a technical role with leadership elements contributing closely to the successful software upgrades of missile programs for both fielded and development systems. The SE will assist in leading Systems Engineering team tasking while closely contributing to that technical tasking for the program. These responsibilities include managing all system and subsystem requirements, providing SE technical oversight during integration and test activities, developing verification and validation efforts for the system, and providing SE expertise in troubleshooting and failure investigations. The SE role requires a high level of technical proficiency in the area of embedded software design, integration and test. This included multi-disciplined coordination, and establishing and maintaining relationships with the embedded software team and customer technical community.

  • Responsibilities to Anticipate:*
  • Update and maintain all system and subsystem level requirements specifications for embedded software, configurable logic and/or test systems software
  • SE technical contributor for verification and validation efforts, ensuring all requirements are being assessed
  • Work closely with the Systems, Software, Configurable Logic and Test teams on a variety of program technical tasks
  • Participate in technical conversations with the customer
  • Become a knowledgeable and 'go-to' Systems Engineer for the software centric program capabilities
  • Help to onboard new team members, mentor, and guide them using core Systems Engineering skills
  • Basic Qualifications:*
  • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Eight (8) years of experience in one or more of the following technical domains:
  • Software architecture, design, development, integration, and verification
  • Configurable Logic / Firmware / VHDL architecture, design, development, integration, and verification
  • Systems engineering, architecture, and/or design
  • System performance and analysis
  • Algorithms and signal processing
  • Modeling and simulation (for example 6-DOF)
  • Four (4) years of systems engineering experience with exposure in at least four of the following:
  • Software or Firmware development
  • Software or Firmware testing
  • Interfacing with customers
  • Developing CONOPS
  • Developing & Refining System Architecture
  • Developing & Refining System Requirements
  • Performing Functional & Physical Analyses
  • Performing Functional Allocation
  • Creating & Maintaining Specifications
  • Developing Requirements Verification Strategies and Plans
  • Developing Integrated Systems Security Solutions
  • Subassembly Integration & Verification
  • System Integration & Verification
  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
  • Preferred Qualifications:*
  • MS or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Physics
  • Experience using Agile framework development methods/processes
  • Experience using Azure DevOps methods/tools
  • Experience with Matlab, C, C#, C++, Python
  • Past work experience in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform trade studies to optimize system performance
  • Familiarity with military systems; tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Familiarity with DoD customer infrastructure
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering Product Development Cycle
  • Familiarity with system safety, reliability, or mission planning
  • Experience evaluating and mitigating technical risks
  • Prior work experience giving technical briefs or presentations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Cost Account Management or Earned Value Management
  • What We Offer:*
    Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
    *Additional Details:*
    Clearance Information: 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: [
    Location Information: 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.

    Employee Referral Award Eligibility:
    This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.
    The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.*RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.*
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