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Entry Level Signal Processing Engineer I -- graduated college 18 months ago

Tucson, Arizona

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Responsibilities

Did you graduate from college more than 18 months ago and want to join a team where you can share your knowledge and learn?
Do you actively seek out complex radar signal processing problems to solve?
Are you an innately inquisitive person and have a permanent sense that things aren't quite good enough?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic "YES!" then you may be the person we’re looking for to join our innovative team as a Radar Signal Processing Engineer. The Signal Processing Center at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is seeking an engineer to provide Radar Signal Processing expertise to sustain, extend and grow new business. Occasional travel is required. Learn more below and apply today!

As a Radar Signal Processing Engineer, your tasks may include:
  • Working in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and Matlab, to develop, prototype, and test radar sensor models and radar signal processing algorithms
  • Working in anechoic chamber and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar sensor
  • Working in all phases of missile radar development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering support by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers

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

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Eighteen months post degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics from an ABET accredited institution
If you have been out of college for fewer than 18 months, please apply to positions on www.raytheon.com/campus. This position is only for entry level engineers who have been out of school for more than 18 months. Thank you.
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or greater. Please attach your most recent transcripts along with your resume.
  • Academic experience in radar, communications, or RF design or radar systems analysis or signal processing
  • Working knowledge of Matlab and one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, or Python
  • Experience running and modifying tactical simulations, including embedded tactical code
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to develop and present a comprehensive technical briefing
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Must pass a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

Learn more about Raytheon by clicking the YouTube links below:
Raytheon Company Overview
Additional information about RMS and Tucson, AZ
Raytheon Missile Systems VP: Tucson's bright future
Additional information about RMS and Tucson, AZ
Raytheon Excalibur
Raytheon Javelin System
Raytheon Griffin Missile System
Raytheon Amraam Missile AIM-120


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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirements including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson Arizona, with over 13,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Algorithms
Electrical Engineering
Mathematics
Physics
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
AZ - Tucson

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