Principal Engineer, Systems Engineering - Iv&V

RTX El Segundo , CA 90245

Posted 3 weeks ago

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is the leading provider of radar sensor systems. We provide war fighters the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. The Secured Sensor Solutions Mission Area within the Systems Engineering Center is seeking committed engineering leaders who are passionate about creating innovative and cost-effective solutions for the warfighter. This highly dynamic environment requires both speed and efficiency in addition to maintaining product quality, functionality and traceability. Applicants are expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team through strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position is for a Principal Systems Engineer who will lead the integration, verification, and validating (IV&V) efforts on one or more F-15 programs. Activities include:

Development of verification and validation requirements, methods, and approach. Development of test plans, test procedures, flight-test planning and execution. Support system-level integration and testing, including performance, functional, interface, environmental, and qualification testing. Development of system-level test equipment to support system I&T, verification, and sell-off. Technical presentations to both internal and external customers. Technical team leadership participating in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification. Interface with other team leads and members (SW and HW) on a daily basis. Conduct or participate in customer and/or program technical review presentations, and provide task progress status updates and work products to the team/program leaders.

The System Engineer/Integration, Verification, Validation (IV&V) Lead needs to possess working familiarity with RF sensors as well as experience in end-to-end System Engineering including systems architecture, requirements management, mode development, integration, and verification of radar systems. The ideal candidate will possess experience as a technical leader that can drive technical integrity in the engineering team's products and behaviors and lead identification and resolution of technical issues. The candidate must also possess a working familiarity with the execution of technical reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, TIMS) and Independent Reviews (IRs) for gates.

Responsibilities include:

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for supporting successful requirements generation and testability

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for supporting program reviews and audits

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for ensuring requirements can be verified and sold-off

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for developing and maintaining the IV&V Plan

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for generating test procedures

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for supporting other IPTs during integration and test throughout the program

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for supporting of Independent Review packages, IR 6 - 10

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for supporting the program reviews and audits

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for adequately staffing the IV&V team

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for on time delivery of all SDRLs, if applicable

  • The IV&V Lead is responsible for maintaining the IPT's risks and opportunities

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in systems engineering integration, testing, verification, and validation activities

  • Knowledge of AESA-based radar systems operation, functionality, testing, verification, system qualification and sell off

  • Experience in Flight Test Data Analysis tools and models

  • Proven leadership skills and experience such as leading an Integrated Product Team (IPT) or Cross Product Team (CPT)

  • Advocate for the application of systems engineering across the entire product life cycle

  • Mentoring and providing career development direction to junior engineers

  • Must have an existing Active Secret and have ability to readily obtain Special Access security clearances

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

Desired Skills:

  • Experience as a IV&V Lead or Technical Lead on a previous program

  • Flight test and Data Reduction and Data Analysis

  • Able to effectively multi-task multiple tasks and priority actions

  • Work experience in radar design, development, integration and test

  • Experience in software development of embedded, real-time complex systems

  • Experience in hardware and software integration of embedded, real-time complex systems

  • Experience in radar data analysis and problem resolution

  • Leadership and communication skills

  • Experience leading a technical team of System Engineering Integration and Testing

Required Education: BS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.

Desired Education: MS Degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline.

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

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.

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