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Lead Systems Engineer – Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)

Goleta, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

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.

Raytheon Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems has an immediate opportunity for a Lead Systems Engineer (LSE) for current and future implementations of Advanced Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) Systems. The role includes performing trade studies, performance analysis, requirements flow down, requirements management, architecture development, earned value planning and tracking, Proposal Development and Leadership, Statement of Work Development and review, developing test strategy, writing test plans, reviewing test data and preparing for design reviews/presentations to customers. The Lead Systems Engineer will interface daily with the Program Chief Engineer, Program Manager, and other technical leaders, as well as, other individual engineering contributors.

The LSE is responsible as the primary Systems Engineer and point of contact, internally and externally. The LSE is responsible for engineering input to all decisions impacting product integrity to ensure the product and deliverables satisfy all contractual requirements, technical specifications, operational requirements and customer expectations.The LSE will provide technical leadership of peer groups and technical mentoring to program.

The Lead Systems Engineer guides and directs other assigned Systems Engineers to execute flowed work products.

The LSE is accountable for the performance of all assigned systems engineers and product deliverables.

The LSE provides Engineering input to all decisions impacting product integrity, system performance, and system functionality. The LSE participates in program independent reviews. The LSE reviews all System engineering inputs to gates and independent reviews.

The LSE will ensure Engineering leadership and Management receive timely and relevant communication.

The LSE supports coordination across program engineering throughout the entire product life cycle.Fosters “systems” thinking across the various technical disciplines.

The LSE actively participates in the program Engineering/Change Review Board and the Risk & Opportunity Management Board.

The LSE provides Systems Engineering inputs for all program execution plans and EAC’s. The LSE generates BOEs, weekly highlights and technical support and planning to include cost, schedule, and requirements for new activities.

The LSE shall support/provide a proactive Earned Value Management Strategy including Cost and Schedule integration.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum 10 years related system engineering experience.
  • Experience with Radar Warning Receiver Systems
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is Required
  • Expertise in systems design & development including use of COTS products
  • Expertise with requirements generation, analysis & definition
  • Experience with developing systems architectures
  • Experience in deploying a rigorous Integrated Product Development Process
  • Effective interface with senior-level leaders (Internal/External), end users, and contractors in a diverse team setting.
  • Understanding & wide application of technical theories & concepts in the EW field
  • Experience and Proven Track record in System and Subsystem Integration.
  • Experience in modeling and simulation of RWR system performance
  • Executing task based work assignments with standard software development tools & Tracking tools such as SysML, Rhapsody, and DOORS
  • Works independently, determines & develops approach to solutions.Work is reviewed upon completion by program Lead Systems Engineer in meeting program objectives
  • Experience in proposal Leadership and BOE generation
  • Certification and experience with using EVMS metrics to manage a developmental program
  • Six Sigma practical knowledge and / or project experience desired (formal Six Sigma training or certification preferred).
Desired Skills:
  • Mission & CONOPS analysis
  • Experience as a LSE on a previous program
  • Familiarity with Counter Measure Systems
  • Data Reduction and Data Analysis
  • Familiarity with RF Emitters and related performance testing
  • System level architecture & modeling experience
  • Experience with various life cycle models
  • Experience with technique generation, firmware development, VHDL software/tools.
  • Testing with real/simulated threats and flight testing.
  • Working knowledge with ground based and airborne threat signals of interests
  • Experience with digital implementations of EW receive and transmit components
  • Experience performing system analysis of complex data processing systems & proven performance analysis skills, fault isolation investigation skills in characterizing, monitoring & tuning data processing systems
  • Successful Hardware development background including but not limited to RF, Processor, and/or Power Supply designs.

Required Education (Including Major)

Bachelor’s degree in engineering math or science.Master’s degree (MS) preferred.

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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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