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Principal Systems Engineer - Test Tech Lead

Company: Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
Job Summary:
The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) is within the Systems Integration & Test directorate at RMD. The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) includes all of the engineering disciplines responsible for systems design & test on all Raytheon Missile Defense (RMD) products. Our engineers are responsible for all elements of the development lifecycle for test including: test requirements, test system design, flight simulations, hardware-in-the-loop, computer-in-the-loop, advanced engineering prototyping technology, flight operations for manned and unmanned vehicles, environmental testing, environmental characterization and engineering laboratory management. - We are hands-on, designing with the latest technology and tools, and integrate state of the art test solutions with the most advanced engineering systems in the world.
As a Senior Engineering Leader, you are accountable for the systems approach for the Test and Evaluation (T&E) strategy over the entire lifecycle of the product, while at the same time, influencing the prime item architecture to support that strategy. - You must be a systems thinker, able to see the "big picture" and have the in-depth knowledge of development, production, User Operations, and embedded test processes and practices. - You must know how prime hardware should be tested at every level (from component to missile level) to ensure robustness and efficiency. You must demonstrate applied experience and working knowledge of developmental test process, test set-ups and integration, test equipment design with transition to the factory, and verification / validation of product hardware using proven test systems, methodologies, and techniques. You must demonstrate experience with Composable systems philosophies and common architectures. - Additionally, you must demonstrate the ability to identify and understand technology risks and system design concepts to make critical technical outcomes by understanding impacts to the program. 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:

  • Utilize your knowledge of models, simulations, test beds, prototypes, hardware integration, hardware manufacturing, warfighter (User) methodologies, embedded test protocols, and full-scale Engineering Development Models (EDM's) to ensure comprehensive lifecycle testing that is both robust and affordable. -
  • Broad customer interaction including Department of Defense (DoD) contract work
  • Understand and define specialized capital investment needs.
  • Intense focus on 'customer affordability', by using effective cost measurement techniques
  • Drive improvements in product affordability through increased built-in-test capabilities and decreased lifecycle
  • Mentor and guide team through new project implementation at the Integrated Product Team Lead level for a Major Development Acquisition Program (MDAP). -
    Qualifications You Must Have:
    • Bachelors' degree in science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with a minimum of -eight (8) years of experience directly related engineering experience (or a STEM Masters with 5 years related experience)
    • Five (5) years or more years of Systems Engineering experience in test requirements development or test planning
    • Two (2) years of experience in a technical leadership or program management role to include managing schedule and multi-disciplinary resources to meet assigned milestones
    • Experience in test methodologies for Electro-Optical and RF systems
    • Previous work experience with Systems Engineering standard views such as Block Definition Diagrams, Context Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams.
    • Previous experience with development, production, or manufacturing operations testing - 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
      Qualifications We Value:
      • Preferred Masters or Ph.D. in the aforementioned degree
      • Past experience demonstrating a systems engineering approach for all test-related activities throughout the product lifecycle
      • Experience in developing Integrated Test and Evaluation Plans
      • Past experience with embedded test techniques, design for test, design margin resolution, and/or design for manufacturing
      • Experience with Agile processes and techniques
      • Past work experience on proposal teams through proposal completion, including Bid/No Bid compromises
      • Experience with DSI Express, Unified Modeling Language (UML), and/or Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
      • Familiar with Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
      • Understanding of the role of the DoD Key Leadership Position, the Chief Developmental Tester (CDT), and the expected interactions with the CDT
      • Proficiency and experience in Design of Experiments (DOE), Regression Analysis, System Simulation, Math modeling and optimization, and/or Data Analysis using one or more of the following tools: Microsoft Excel, MATLAB, JMP, Minitab, or another equivalent tool
      • Experience using Model Based Engineering (MBE) processes, tools, and techniques, with Rhapsody and IBM Rational Manager preferred
      • Knowledge of Technology Readiness Levels (TRL's) and Manufacturing Readiness Levels (MRL's) - -
        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.
        Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible 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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
        Location Information: 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: -Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. - ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding. Raytheon Technologies 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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