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Sr. Principal Engineer - Air Breathing Propulsion

Company: Raytheon
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Date Posted:2023-08-18Country:United States of AmericaLocation:AZ802: RMS AP Bldg East Hermans Road Building 802, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USAPosition Role Type:Hybrid Are you a subject matter expert in propulsion technologies? Would you enjoy knowing your efforts directly impact defending our nation and allies? Do you enjoy leading a team as much as contributing in one? If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you! 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 Senior Principal Engineer - Air Breathing Propulsion position is in the Energetics and Propulsion Department, which is responsible for the full spectrum of warhead / rocket motor / DACS design and performance, fuzing, ignition, power sources, one-shot energetic initiation, and all other weapon systems safety device technology. This position is located in Tucson, AZ We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you. Responsibilities to Anticipate :

  • Responsible engineering authority within the airbreathing propulsion discipline. Lead the overall propulsion design, development, and demonstration from concept to missile flight test.
  • Cost and schedule responsibilities for suppliers within the Propulsion IPT.
  • Ability to communicate both to the RMD leadership to provide program status, accomplishments, issues, and help needed, while ensuring program alignment and teamwork.
  • Support proposal efforts with major suppliers while partnering with supply chain to define future contract scope, schedule, and program start up at the suppliers.
  • Strong understand of earned value and supplier management
  • The position is a hybrid role, and the selected applicant will work with the hiring manager to set schedule. Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or related field and Ten (10) years of prior relevant experience or minimum 7 years with an advanced degree.
    • Experience in airbreathing propulsion system design and/or production with particular emphasis in at least one of the following technical disciplines
      • Design and development of the propulsion architecture including system performance analysis
      • Fuel delivery system, bladder, tank, and control subsystem
      • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) of the inlet, combustor (including kinetics), and nozzle including coupled fluid interactions e.g., shock, laminar, turbulent, boundary layer, etc.
      • Thermal management systems
      • Ground and flight tests
      • Experience managing a team of 3 or more in a technical capacity
      • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance Preferred Qualifications:
        • Advanced degree as described above
        • Twelve (12) years of directly related experience in airbreathing propulsion system design and/or production
        • Experience with customers and/or associated contractor executives and technical leadership
        • Experience with leading development and maintenance across multiple program sites
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
        • Proven ability as a responsible engineering authority to drive design and development across the hardware, software and test organizations
        • Cost Account Manager or Earned Value experience
        • Experience with Scrum at Scale
        • Excellent presentation and proposal skills
        • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
        • 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. This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America's 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature's best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson's fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.) 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 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. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

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