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Systems Engineer/Systems Integrator Technologist

Dulles, Virginia


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 Company seeks a Systems Engineer (SE) or Systems Integrator (Sl) who desires an immediately available position supporting an exciting and fast-paced customer mission in the McLean, VA area.
The successful Systems Engineer/Systems Integrator candidate will be a proactive, forward-leaning self-starter who possesses and applies the business knowledge, engineering, and technical expertise needed to implement the Sponsor's IT strategies across multiple complex domains. The SE/SI employs an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach requiring originality and innovation in determining how to influence, plan, organize, monitor, and validate mission needs. The SE/SI applies a system of systems thinking to optimize project/product design and development, deliver innovative approaches for systems integration, and effectively manage cost, schedule, and risk in engineering tasks supporting the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full life cycle of the Intelligence Community's mission.
The SE/SI must be a critical thinker, problem solver with great attention to detail. Excellent communication and people skills are required as the candidate partners with the Sponsor's lines of businesses and FT owners to assist and advise in determining technology needs and defining IT requirements to enhance mission capabilities.

Specific duties and responsibilities of the SE/SI include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee the design, development, technical review, and implementation of Sponsor's specific IT/infrastructure systems needs;
  • Coordinate and/or perform additions and changes to the Sponsors network hardware, platform services, attached devices, and operating systems;
    Investigate, analyze, recommend, configure, install, and test new network and infrastructure hardware and software;
  • Provide support for day-to-day operations; duties include evaluation of system utilization, monitoring response time and engineering support for detection and correction of operational problems;
  • Maintain a comprehensive and holistic system-view while addressing stakeholder security requirements. "Design-in" necessary security controls/countermeasures and "engineer-out" known or potential system vulnerabilities;
  • Partner with the different lines of businesses in the Sponsor's organization; Develop and maintain network and IT infrastructure standards;
  • Develop and maintain engineering and program artifacts, work products, and deliverables;
  • Develop and deliver mission need/gap analyses and trade studies,
  • Create quality reports and products that are thorough, detailed and able to be comprehended by Sponsor, Partner, and Stakeholders;
  • Participate in required governance activities, technical reviews, peer and quality management, and risk management


  • Must be a US Citizen with a current/active TS/SCI with full poly on day one of employment and eligible for crossover.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics and eight (8) years of experience. Years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • At least ten (10) years of total intelligence community relevant work experience with at least five (5) years or more as a Lead System Engineer/Systems Integrator.
  • At least seven (7) years or more of specialized, relevant technical experience in the general areas of systems engineering, systems development, hardware and software development and/or operation center engineering support.


  • This position is considered for immediate hire
  • Work to be performed in McLean area
  • Most all positions are regular work hours however, personnel may be contacted to provide support for operational issues outside of their normal scheduled work hours
  • No travel is anticipated
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. 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.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly - Current

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
VA - Dulles

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