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Principal Systems Engineer

El Segundo, California

Overview

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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Responsibilities

Job Description:
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Center is seeking a talented Principal Systems Engineer to join the Secure Systems Department. This position is in a technical growth area and we need individuals who can apply their technical knowledge and experience to system security engineering and program protection concerns within the key pillars: anti-tamper, cyber security, software assurance, supply chain exploitation, and threat and design vulnerability analysis.

The Principal Systems Engineer must be able to work independently and as a member of a team in coordination with engineers in development, integration, test and modeling. The Principal Systems Engineer will exhibit a high degree of creativity and ingenuity, and will be responsible for developing advanced systems /security integrity and information assurance leveraging guidelines and concepts. The Principal Systems Engineer must be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers, and may be required to brief senior Raytheon and customer leadership teams.

*** US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED AS SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A US SECURITY CLEARANCE AS OF DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT ***


Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 8 years of Systems Engineering or equivalent Engineering experience (physics, embedded software and/or hardware)
  • Familiarity with requirements development, analysis, derivations, verification and/or validation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical skills
  • Must be able to engage effectively with multidisciplinary teams of system design professionals including electrical, mechanical, software and logistics engineers
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with Program Protection, NIST/RMF process, Anti-tamper, Supply Chain and/or Risk Management Software Assurance
  • Experience with GPS and navigation techniques
  • Experience with defining requirements for complex multi-processors for real-time systems
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Microsoft Project, requirements analysis tools (e.g., DOORS) and peer review products
  • Qualified Six Sigma Specialist
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Existing SAP/SAR Clearance


Required Education (including Major): B.S. in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics; Advanced degree(s) preferred


This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

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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.

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Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Expertise
Computer Science
Cyber Jobs
Engineering Technology
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo

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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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