Senior Principal Seit Engineer (Systems Engineer / Systems Integration And Test Engineer)

Raytheon Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 months ago

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Raytheon's Applied Signal Technology Division is seeking engineers who strive for excellence and have a passion to be part of a team that strengthens our nation and improves the security of our world.

With locations in Sunnyvale and Anaheim Hills, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, McLean, VA, and Annapolis Junction, MD, Raytheon AST provides trusted strategic and tactical SIGINT solutions that protect the interests of the U.S. and its partners. AST's work in areas such as high-capacity broadband communications, signal processing and analysis, tactical SIGINT, and wireless communications continually challenges our extraordinary engineers to solve problems and make the world a safer place. AST's work environment is dynamic, highly collaborative and provides engineers the freedom to strengthen and expand their skills, explore new and innovative ideas, and work directly with our nation's finest service members all while embracing integrity, diversity and work-life balance. Raytheon offers generous reward and recognition programs in compensation, broad career development opportunities, excellent health care options, educational assistance, parental leave, flexible work schedules, every other Friday off (9/80 schedule), 401(k) with matching, paid holidays, and paid time off.

Whether you wish to live near and experience the California coast, the Maryland shores, our Nation's capital, or Utah's lakes and mountains, Raytheon AST encourages you to consider exploring the unique and rewarding opportunities our cutting edge technology team can offer.

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST) Broadband Communications Systems Division (BCS) seeks a Senior Principal SEIT who will be a member of a systems engineering team responsible for development, integration, test, and deployment of systems in the Optical Transport Network domain. This systems engineer will collaborate with customers, RAST senior leadership, other systems engineers and software/hardware/FPGA engineers to develop new systems and Concepts of Operations as well as troubleshoot, enhance and maintain existing systems.

The Senior Principal SEIT Engineer will:

  • Exhibit a unique degree of ingenuity, creativity & resourcefulness

  • Rapidly come up to speed on existing products, systems and capabilities that relate to areas of current and new development

  • Lead the technical engagement with the customer & associated stakeholders as well as provide consultation to other senior systems engineers, designers, program managers, and business leadership

  • Understand customer objectives and requirements, and conceptualize and put into practice new solutions

  • Work collaboratively with Engineering, Business Development, and Program Management to capture, plan & execute program work

  • Generate concrete plans for loosely defined and/or highly complex challenges to enable engineering teams to execute and deliver solutions accordingly

  • Lead teams of engineers to develop and integrate software, hardware and FPGA components and platforms to form new solutions

  • Create the appropriate systems documentation (e.g. CONOPS, system requirements, RVTM, I&T plans, acceptance test plans/procedures, test reports) required to develop, integrate, test, and deliver to meet customer objectives

  • Lead proposal preparation and program definition

  • Be a mentor to less experienced engineers

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in systems engineering/integration and product development

  • Extensive experience in broadband communications including telecommunications, networking, network operations, transport structures, or switching equipment

  • Hands on experience in the development, integration, or deployment of software, hardware, or FPGA-based components

  • Experience leading cross-discipline (e.g., software, hardware, or FPGA) engineering teams to develop, integrate and deploy advanced products and systems for government missions

  • Experience as an individual contributor and/or technical lead in the major phases of systems/product development life cycle

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills

  • Strong presentation and collaboration skills, especially in working with senior leadership and external customers

  • Able to travel as needed to customer sites or other RAST offices (approximately 10% of time)

  • U.S. Citizenship Status is required as this position will require the ability to Access US Only Data Systems

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

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies such as DWDM, OTN, SONET/SDH, or Carrier Ethernet at rates up to 100Gbps

  • Practical experience in development and implementation of distributed processing architectures which address large-scale system issues, including processing and storage architectural tradeoffs, dataflow bottlenecks, delivery latency or database performance

  • Experience in development and implementation of digital signal processing algorithms, application software, and embedded software for hardware platforms

  • Experience in development of communications systems architectures

  • Experience in some or all of these areas:

  • Test automation design and development

  • Continuous software integration and build tools (e.g. Jenkins)

  • Low level-to-high level integration for software intensive systems/products

  • Development of test requirements, plans, and procedures

  • Execution of test procedures and generation of test results and reports

  • Experience in supporting business development efforts (such as generating technical content for proposals and ROMS as well as writing white papers to address new market areas)

  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities

Required Education:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or other STEM (MS degree desired)
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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. 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.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

TS/SCI - Current


Systems Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CA - Sunnyvale

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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