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United States of America


CA320: El Seg.-So. Campus Bldg E01 2000 East El Segundo Boulevard Building E01, El Segundo, CA, 90245 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:

The Electronic Warfare & Signal Processing group is looking to hire an experienced Principal Systems Software Architect professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise in software and systems infrastructure and integration to support the Advanced Technologies Business Unit.

This position is an onsite role in El Segundo, CA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • You will develop innovative solutions to complex technical challenges involving multiple subsystem and system interactions (system of systems) as an Individual Contributor, Technical Lead, or both.

  • You will actively partake in definition of team objectives and provide solutions to complex technical tasks including: SW and system level integration of real-time software, modelling and simulation, rapid prototype SW development, system integration with dev pipeline and field demonstration, processing real-world data, trade studies in system and algorithm design, and initial requirements allocation and verification.

  • Selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain special access program (SAP) clearance and/or an SCI clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and eight (8) years of systems engineering experience.

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued Top Secret clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Experience with Signal Processing (AMTI), Tracking, Communications, or Resource Management.

  • Experience with software architecture design principles, data structures, and/or abstractions.

  • Experience developing, implementing, integrating, and validating SW and/or system architectures, concepts, and constructs.

  • Experience updating and/or maintaining code developed in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Python, CUDA, and MATLAB.

  • Experience with Linux/Unix/GNU/bash.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Top Secret Clearance, with prior DoD investigation within the last 5 years.

  • Exceptional engineering analytical and decision-making skills with strong ability to be creative and innovative in designing solutions.

  • Experience leading and training technical teams of junior to mid-level systems engineers and analysts and ability and balance development priorities with near/long term program objectives.

  • Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools including SysML, Rhapsody, Magic Draw and/or Cameo.

  • Experience in Open Architecture development including UML 2.0 & XML, Open Mission Systems (OMS), Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) and/or Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA).

  • Experience in Dev-ops automation on various operating systems including Linux.

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.


El Segundo, CA: https://careers.rtx.com/global/en/raytheon-el-segundo-ca-location

The salary range for this role is 105,000 USD - 221,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function 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.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

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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