Senior Systems Engineer - EW I& T - Onsite




Goleta, CA


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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 Senior Systems Engineer who will provide engineering leadership to Systems Engineering Integration & Test teams.

Please note this position is onsite and cannot be performed remotely.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Generate test plans/procedures for assessing EW system performance
  • Generate test documentation for verification/acceptance of components, subsystems, and systems
  • Architect test configurations for exercising the Unit Under Test in both lab and field environments
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to develop Special Test Equipment for Subsystems/Systems Integration and Test
  • Plan IV&V activities
  • Execute IV&V activities as the technical lead for multidisciplinary Integration and Test teams
  • Execute in-house and off-site test activities for system demonstrations and/or system sell-off
  • Brief senior program management and engineering leadership

Required Skills: 

  • Typically requires a STEM bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years related EW/RADAR system test engineering experience
  • Experience planning, managing, and leading execution of systems integration, verification, and validation activities
  • Experience preparing system/subsystem test documentation (https://e.g., plans, procedures, and reports)
  • Experience setting up System Integration Labs
  • Experience developing test configurations for component or subsystem checkout and verification
  • Experience preparing and presenting reports/briefings
  • An active and transferrable US government issued Secret security clearance is required prior to start date. https://U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active https://U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience writing requirements for EW/Radar system test events
  • Experience leading system test equipment and special test equipment development activities
  • Experience troubleshooting, testing, and integrating EW/Radar system test equipment
  • Experience modeling the performance of system test equipment
  • Experience modeling the performance of EW/Radar systems
  • Experience with millimeter and microwave RF at both the system and module levels
  • Experience with integration of mixed signal modules into the next higher assembly
  • Experience with security requirements related to government testing
  • Experience with Earned Value Management / Cost Account Management
  • Experience with requirements tracking tools such as DOORS

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust 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 superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

This position requires the eligibility 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

The salary range for this role is 82,000 USD - 176,000 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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Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

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