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Missile Systems is looking for a Weapon System Simulator (WSS) Technologist to design and develop novel missile/platform simulators for engineering laboratory and flight line test environments. WSS products will be used for aircraft-to-weapon integration and test for Missile Systems (MS) products. The WSS Technologist is an Engineering Fellow position within the Test Systems Solutions Center (TSSC) engineering center.
The individual will have the opportunity to:
Establish the technical roadmap for weapon and platform simulators across multiple weapon programs across all RMS product lines
Establish the WSS strategy for MS, developing and deploying weapon simulators and emulators
Serve as the technical expert and focal point for domestic and international WSS customers
Work with State-of-the-Art and Emerging Technologies
Mentor the Developers of Hardware and Software Designs
Influence other TSSC test environment designs through the reuse of WSS components
The Weapon System Simulator (WSS) Technologist candidate must have the ability to build and grow the MS product line of weapon emulators and simulators for aircraft/platform integration and test. Role expectations include: expert technical leadership to multidiscipline teams performing design, integration and validation of WSS products; responsible for defining and maintaining a WSS technology roadmap; creating and advancing the WSS test architecture approach; establishing WSS core designs to be used across all Raytheon programs; and engaging the customer base for future WSS contracts.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate relevant experience in test systems development, driving test efficacy, commonality, efficiency, and affordability into STE designs. The candidate will work with and through other technologists and all engineering disciplines, and be accountable for the technical content of WSS test subsystems through the entire development lifecycle. The Technologist should have experience in requirements and design development; leading and presenting in design reviews; authoring associated technical documents; and applying advanced technical knowledge to present and future simulator/emulator designs.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Math or other relevant technical discipline
A minimum of 12+ years relevant professional engineering design experience with demonstrated technical knowledge and problem solving skills across multiple disciplines
Technical expertise in architecture, designing, manufacturing, integrating and maintaining laboratory/field weapon systems simulators and emulators used for integration with multiple platforms (F15, F16, F22, F35, etc.) on flight lines, integration labs, or other customer locations
Technical expertise in military aircraft/ship weapon and communication interfaces such as 1553, 1760, ASI / MSI, IRIG, UAI, and related.
Demonstrated work experience influencing staff, peers, senior leadership, and customers with excellent verbal and presentation skills
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
Master's degree in Engineering, Science, Math or other relevant technical discipline.
20+ years of years of relevant professional engineering design experience with a proven expertise in weapons system simulator and emulator architecture and development
Experience with lifecycle support including training and technical support to domestic and international customers
Knowledgeable in application of Model Based Engineering (MBE) tools and architecture
New business capture experience including customer interface, competitive proposal's technical volumes
Contribution or authoring of white papers, Patents, and Publications in related technical field
Risk and opportunity management experience
Active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated within the past five years
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
Business Unit Profile
Missile Systems (MS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. MS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.
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AZ - Tucson
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