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Aerodynamics Lead, Senior Principal Engineer

Company: Raytheon Careers
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-05-02*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
AZ204: RMS Rita Road Bldg 9020 9000 South Rita Rd Building 9020, Tucson, AZ, 85747 USA*Position Role Type:*
OnsiteAt 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 Systems Effectors: Processing, Guidance & Control Center is responsible for algorithm development including Guidance, Navigation, and Control; radio frequency (RF) and electro-optical/infrared (EO-IR) Signal Processing; and missile-and-sensor-level Modeling and Simulation for Raytheon's broad portfolio of projects, programs and products. In the GNC department, we design, integrate, and optimize guidance, navigation, state estimation, and control algorithms to meet mission objectives. We support new business initiatives and help develop & execute technology roadmaps.
The Flight Sciences department, within GNC, is looking for a Senior Principal Engineer to perform in the role of *Aerodynamics Team Lead.* This individual will provide technical, budget, and schedule oversight for wind tunnel testing, computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamic modeling, and staging solution design and analysis for a hypersonic missile system.
This position is located at our *Tucson, AZ* location. - *This position is an onsite role.* -
*Responsibilities to Anticipate: -* -

* The Aerodynamics Team Lead will provide oversight and guidance to a team of aerodynamic engineers covering all aerodynamic work for a hypersonics missile development program.
* You will be responsible for the technical, cost, and schedule execution of the aerodynamics work scope.
* You will be responsible for the technical quality of deliverables provided by the by the aerodynamics team.
* You will work with the Integrated Hypersonic Analysis Lead and the Office of the Chief Engineer to help define priorities and approaches that provide the best balance of cost, schedule, and technical risk.
* You will communicate status, accomplishments, issues, and required support to program leadership.
* You will interact with the Program's U.S. government customer counterparts.
* You will provide direction, oversight, and mentoring to team members.
* You will collaborate across disciplines to ensure system effectiveness.
*Basic Qualifications:* -

* Typically requires a Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 10 years of aerodynamics experience with flight vehicles.
* Experience with wind tunnel testing
* Experience in hypersonic aerodynamic analysis, hypersonic trade studies, and/or hypersonic performance analysis.
* Aerodynamic model development from empirical, CFD, and/or wind tunnel data sources

* Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security
*Preferred Qualifications:* -

* Experience with mentoring and/or leading small teams
* Experience with high-speed staging systems design and analysis
* Experience with hypersonic airframe design and environments
* Knowledge of and experience with verification and validation techniques
* Experience with schedule development and Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
* Experience collaborating across disciplines to solve complex problems
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership and government stakeholders
* Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
* Master's or PhD Degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, Math or Physics
*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.
Location Information - link below
Tucson, AZ: [https://careers.rtx.com/global/en/raytheon-tucson,-az-location](https://careers.rtx.com/global/en/raytheon-tucson,-az-location)
The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 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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Keywords: Raytheon Careers, Tucson , Aerodynamics Lead, Senior Principal Engineer, Engineering , Tucson, Arizona

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