Space SE - Principal Systems Engineer

Arlington, VA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
Are you a rock star engineer? Do you have the leadership genes? Raytheon Intelligence and Space is the right place for you. We are the leading group for the creation of advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security, and civil space. You might have seen on the web many beautiful images of the Earth, down to exquisite detail, and you might have been amazed by the discoveries coming back from deep space missions. Behind many of those amazing results are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Technologies. We are looking for the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of space exploration, human spaceflight, and national defense. Our team is developing the next generation of space systems architecture, space vehicle systems, and space mission payloads. We would like to hear from you if you have the initiative and qualifications. We are looking for you.We are looking for an experienced and talented Space Systems Engineer who can support space missions design, EO/IR sensor development, program execution, and work product development as well as AI&T activity. This role requires experience in modelling and simulation analysis techniques pertaining to satellite systems and/or EO/IR sensors, the ability to manage and evaluate technical solutions for the development of complex space systems-of-systems (SoS) and/or EO/IR systems for high reliability applications, and hands-on skills for design, build, integration, and test of such systems.You will support the research, design, development, analysis, and testing of diverse space-centric systems in support of one or more mission areas. You will be immersed in a very vibrant environment, where you will have constant opportunities to demonstrate your talent and skills, and you will help increase our competitive advantage and innovation breakthroughs. You will also have immediate opportunities to grow into roles with greater scope and responsibility. Your passion and creativity will be valued and will be an integral part of our ongoing success. We need your innovative spirit and your technical strength. Join our team of competitive professionals and world experts, and let your talent shine as you invent the future with us.Required Skills:* 8+ years of experience in systems engineering* 4+ years of experience in space systems* Experience with spacecraft on-orbit operations and data analysis* Experience with space sensor testing and analysis* Experience in numerical modeling and simulation, and performing analysis using MATLAB, C++, Python* Demonstrated problem solving, organization, coordination, and planning skills* Experience in working with multi-disciplined teams* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and negotiation skills* Familiarity with system development phases including requirements, architecture, design, build, test, and deploy* Ability to work independently, determine and develop approaches to solutions* Ability to access to US only data systems* US Citizenship status is required and the ability to obtain US security clearance post-startDesired Skills:* Experience with modeling and simulation of EO/IR systems* Experience in space product design and lifecycle* Familiarity with designing and testing optical subsystems related to space EO/IR payload systems* Experience developing proposals for Government, commercial, and international customers* Experience developing operational concepts* Familiarity with spacecraft bus architecture* Ability to decompose top level requirements down to subsystems* DOORS and other requirements management applications* Technical design experience in opto-mechanical engineering* Experience in leading testing activities such as environmental, thermal, vibration, and EMI testing* Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with all levels of the organization* Familiarity with cost and schedule management using a government approved Earned Value Management System* Knowledge of EO/IR instrument's power and thermal subsystems* Knowledge of US Export/Import law in regards to space technologiesRequired Education:BS in Engineering, Sciences, or Mathematics or related STEM disciplineDesired Education:MS/PhD in Engineering, Sciences, or Mathematics or related STEM discipline169758Raytheon 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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