Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership gene? Raytheon Intelligence & Space is the place for you. In the last few years you might have seen in your social media feed amazingly beautiful images of the Earth from space in exquisite detail. Or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you've even gazed at images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence & Space. Situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security and civil space. We are regularly seeking engineers to help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. Are you up to the challenge? We're looking for you.
We are seeking a Mission Sr. Principal Systems Engineer who brings space vehicle system direction and engineering knowledge to our programs. The successful candidate will have prior experience and/ or knowledge across all subsystems of the Space Vehicle and Bus. Key subsystems of interest include, Command & Data Handling (C&DH), Power, Attitude Control, Communications, and EO/IR Payload subsystems. The candidate should also have experience with Launch systems integration and logistics as well as early on-orbit operations and test and possess a detailed understanding of the design based on hands-on experience. The Mission Sr. Principal Systems engineer will engage at a high operational tempo and demonstrate the ability to react quickly to changes in both plans and priorities while maintaining the implementation rigor needed to ensure mission results. The role will also be a strategic position requiring daily contact with multiple organizations as well as customer counterparts.
Responsibilities include providing technical direction to the bus and communication supplier, communicating changes and issues with the System Engineering team, and development/management of the integration, test, and logistics needed to integrate the space vehicle and transport it to the launch site.
Your vital contribution will help us to deliver excellence to our customer. Successful candidates should expect to be immersed in a passionate, team-based, and challenging technical environment where an individual with talent and initiative can stand out and thrive.
10+ years engineering experience with at least 5 years working space vehicle and/or bus systems engineering
Experience with a dynamic collaborative environment including multi-functional and cross-site teams
Demonstrated strong organization, coordination, planning, and team building skills
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to managing interdependencies, identifying disconnects, between current and future architectures, requirements, and interfaces, and resolving system issues
Ability to perform trade studies from "first principles" and basic engineering fundamentals to facilitate a design from inception forward
U.S. Citizenship status
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires an active DoD Secret Security Clearance as of Day 1 of employment
Active Secret Clearance
Experience with Space Qualification
Experience with the Full System Life Cycle (from customer requirements through launch integration)
Experience with Launch Systems Integration
Experience with requirements analysis, capture, flow down and verification
Experience managing system interfaces
Experience managing technical budgets (Mass, Volume, etc)
Required Education (including Major):
U.S. Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems
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.