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Signal Processing Engineering Fellow (Security Clearance required)

Company: Raytheon
Location: Tucson
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Are you a results oriented Signal Processing professional with exceptional ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness?Do you actively seek out complex Signal Processing problems to solve?Do you have a knack for mentoring and partnering with people and programs?Would you enjoy developing and transitioning advanced signal processing capabilities into weapon system solutions for the US and our allies?We are Missile Systems (MS), a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you---ll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are part of the System Design & Performance (SD&P) directorate and are seeking an experienced signal processing engineering professional with technical leadership expertise in signal processing algorithm development, system integration, and performance analysis. The ideal candidate has proven experience in performing critical RF and/or EO system trades and resolving complex signal processing problems with the presence required to advise program and engineering leadership teams in pursuit of organizational business objectives.Job Description:This is an Engineering Fellow position in the area of signal processing design and analysis within the Signal Processing (SP) discipline at MS in Tucson, AZ. The Signal Processing Engineering Fellow will apply knowledge of algorithm development in areas such as detection and estimation, classification, tracking and fusion. The Engineering Fellow will lead others in the development of technical solutions to complex signal processing problems that require application of advanced technical principles. The role requires acting independently, as well as working with early career engineers, to uncover and resolve issues associated with development and implementation of radar and/or EO system designs. The Engineering Fellow will guide the successful completion of signal processing development and integration efforts in a technical leadership capacity. The individual will represent the organization as a subject matter expert within the field of signal processing and will interact with senior leadership to plan and execute programs to accomplish long-range objectives, while also helping to shape the strategic direction of technology to accomplish long-term objectives.Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):Provide technical leadership for RF and/or EO signal processing development activities and develop solutions to complex technical problems often involving multiple subsystem interactionsApply knowledge of RF and/or EO seekers to design, integrate and test software algorithms in simulation and real-time embedded systemsAssist with system design decisions involving trade studies, requirements allocation, and verification methods that involve signal processingDevise and implement algorithms and demonstrate performance results, including target detection and estimation, classification and/or track quality.Analyze system performance and associated risk assessments in simulation, hardware subsystem test, and flight test environmentsEngage across engineering disciplines to ensure proper implementation and test of signal processing designs and related flight hardware/softwarePursue advanced research and development funding both internal and external to the companyProvide guidance, coaching / mentoring and training to other employees across the business within area of expertise.U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.Required Education, Skills and Experience:Bachelor---s Degree in engineering disciplines, natural or physical sciences, mathematics, or physicsTwelve (12) years of engineering experience in RADAR and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithm development in areas such as target detection and estimation, classification, tracking, and/or sensor fusion.Eight (8) years engineering experience in missile systems.Author of intellectual property (patent disclosures) and/or conference/journal publications and presentations in applicable technical areas within the past ten (10) years.Recent experience preparing and presenting technical data and interacting with internal leadership and end-customer community in forums such as detailed design reviews and technical interchange meetings.Applied work experience with MATLAB and C++ programming languages (example: candidate is expected to immerse in the C++ implementation of our tactical software and simulations during the first year).Must have an existing Department of Defense issued Secret or Top Secret Security clearanceMust be willing to relocate to Tucson, Arizona (comprehensive relocation package available) Desired Education, Skills and Experience:Masters or Ph.D. in aforementioned degrees. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standardBroad signal processing knowledge to understand the system level requirements allocation and dependencies upon RF and/or EO sensor detection and tracking, as well as conduct trade studies and performance analysis at the system levelExperience assessing RF and/or EO sensor system integration risks through laboratory, ground and flight test data analysisCharacterization of complex RF and/or EO sensor scenes including target signatures and environmental effects such as clutterProven track record as an effective individual and team contributor including mentoring, excellent verbal and written communications, definition/execution of team objectives and provider of technical solutions to complex technical tasks.System level design experience collaborating across multiple engineering disciplines such as software, electrical, mechanical and test engineeringExperience leading multi-disciplined teamsExperience with proposal preparation to obtain research funding or new business contracts, spanning technical proposal development, work breakdown structures and cost estimationPrior active participation in a mentorship or coaching program involving several junior or mid-level engineers Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems, and HypersonicsExperience in calibration of EO and/or RF sensorsExperience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML)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. http://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/60321.htmCHECK US OUT ON YOUTUBE:Making the World a Safer PlaceMissile Defense Radar 101Face to Face: Meet the Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar 152455Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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