If your answers are yes, the Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MSA) teams at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you! The Tucson, AZ, facility is searching for several Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineers 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 Performance Simulation teams provide, develop, and maintain high fidelity performance simulations, execute system performance analysis, support new business initiatives and develop & execute technology roadmaps. Our teams' engineers are versatile, eager to learn, innovative, and self-motivated. Learn more and apply today!
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:
The Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineer will create high fidelity simulations and models for missile component and system design, performance assessment, and flight test support. The Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineer is responsible for the development and implementation of modeling solutions, and subsequently conducts trade studies and analysis of system and subsystem performance.
The Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineer will work in a team environment, receiving inputs from the team lead and providing guidance and/or direction to other team members. Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineers will collaborate with Guidance, Navigation & Control (GNC), signal processing, and other performance analysis personnel to perform simulation activities according to the program schedule.
The Mid-level Modeling/Simulation/Analysis Engineer will work on diverse projects, determine and develop approaches and solutions, in addition providing development support throughout the product lifecycle from initial concept to fielded product. Responsibilities include providing technical support for the simulation products of a specific program, and assisting Senior Modeling Engineers in the preparation of detailed plans (including task objective, expected output, budget requirements and schedule for projects), and may interact with government counterparts as an authority on simulation products.
Please note: We are not seeking engineers with an AutoCAD or 3-D modeling background or network modeling from an IT perspective.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, or Computer Science
Five (5) years of applied work experience in the following areas (Masters with 3 years of experience, or Ph.D.):
Programming in a compiled language, such as C++ (preferred), Java, Python, or Fortran
Experience developing or simulating physical systems
Past work experience using UNIX/Linux based workstations
Experience using tools to analyze data sets, such as MATLAB or Python
U.S. citizenship is required
Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or Math
Leadership experience managing others as a technical lead, team lead or similar lead role involving applied system engineering and analysis and interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines
Developing signal processing / GNC algorithms or models for missile applications
Control Hardware Design and Test
Modeling physics and physical systems as related to flight dynamics
Knowledge of Software Configuration Management tools (Github, Subversion)
Course work or experience in some of the following fields: radar, signal & image processing, digital communications, estimation theory, optimal control, system architecture, inertial navigation, guidance theory
Major Gates cycle knowledge (Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, etc.).
Strong analysis and problem solving skills
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Ability to work well in teams of varying disciplines and multi-task
Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and the development of program schedules a plus
Current Secret or Top Secret Department of Defense Clearance
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.
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, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.