Guidance System Test Engineer And Sensor Analyst

Raytheon Cape Canaveral , FL 32920

Posted 3 months ago

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Raytheon Intelligence, Information, and Services (IIS) Field Engineering (FE) is seeking a Senior Level Engineer to work as a Guidance System Test Engineer for the Trident Guidance System test program based out of a customer site at the Naval Ordinance Test Unit (NOTU) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral FL. The assignment will be in direct support of the Navy's Trident Guidance System test program, working within the Eastern Range Operations Systems Test group.

The individual will be responsible for performing system testing of the Trident Guidance System (GS), working with the Test Lead to collect and process test data, and generate related documentation of test activities. This role also requires the ability to conduct a problem investigation individually, and develop and present detailed failure reports, as needed.

The candidate will present to and interface directly with the customers (internal and external). In addition, the candidate will provide technical status to management and customers.

Following a training period, this engineer will have minimal oversight and expected to be self-sufficient in compliant execution of contract deliverables.

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • System Test execution

  • Test Data Collection and Processing

  • Support the investigation and impact analysis of test article failures

  • System Test Station (STS) Operation - Setup and maintenance of test system software used to perform functional, calibration, and environmental tests

  • Troubleshoot and resolve System Test Station (STS) issues

  • Technical writing test reports, training materials, customer presentations as needed

  • Training must be able to absorb new technical material quickly and then train others as needed

Required Skills:

  • Four (4) years of related hands-on maintenance and test experience

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and conscientious

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, ability to coordinate and schedule multiple tasks, ability to work closely with other individuals

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with the SSBN-R, D5 Mod1 Guidance Systems, and Fire Control

  • Knowledge of MATLAB software and Java

  • Experience in calibration of test and measurement equipment

  • Current Active Security Clearance

Desired Education (including Major):

BS in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related technical field.

Other Requirements:

SECRET - Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance within one year.

U.S. Citizenship is required
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Business Unit Profile

Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type



Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

Engineering Technology

General Engineering


Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

FL - Cape Canaveral

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.

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Guidance System Test Engineer And Sensor Analyst