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United States of America


CA601: Goleta (EW) Bldg H01 6380 Hollister Avenue Building H01, Goleta, CA, 93117 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression.  We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat.  Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

Raytheon is the leading provider of Electronic Warfare Systems for Space and Airborne Platforms. This position is for a Lead System Engineer in Goleta, CA that will provide technical leadership to multi-disciplinary program teams. With over 150 active programs, there are multiple opportunities, not only for career growth, but also to develop innovative system prototypes that support the business unit.

This position is an onsite role.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • You will derive system requirements from customer-furnished information such as reference scenarios

  • You will develop technical performance metrics for system architectures that support engagement of emerging complex threats

  • You will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary program team to develop and design prototype systems

  • You will participate in definition of team objectives and provide solutions to complex technical tasks including system design decisions involving trade studies, requirements allocation, and verification methods

  • You will generate test plans/procedures for assessing EW system performance

  • You will architect test configurations for exercising the Unit Under Test in both lab and field environments

  • You will execute in-house and off-site system demonstration activities for demonstrations and/or subsystem sell-off, and brief senior program and engineering leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and ten (10) years of system engineering experience on EW or Radar programs

  • Experience providing technical briefs to subcontractors, senior level executives, and customers

  • Experience leading cross product teams to resolve challenging technical problems in a multiple stakeholder environment 

  • Experience planning, managing, and leading execution of EW/Radar systems integration, verification, and validation activities in both lab and field environments

  • Experience preparing system/subsystem test documentation (e.g., plans, procedures, and reports)

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance, and must have the ability to access to US only data systems

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain SAP (Special Access Programs). This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with new business development for prototype system programs

  • 8+ years of experience in millimeter, microwave RF Design, and in Digital Signal Processing

  • Experience writing requirements for EW/Radar system test equipment and Special Test Equipment

  • Experience with Earned Value Management / Cost Account Management

  • Experience with requirements tracking tools such as DOORS

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with investigation within five years

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Information:

* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

  • Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

  • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

  • Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

Location Information

Goleta, CA: https://careers.rtx.com/global/en/raytheon-goleta-ca-location

The salary range for this role is 123,000 USD - 259,000 USD; however, RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Lead Systems Engineer - Electronic Warfare Development (Onsite)
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