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Principal Systems Engineer Raytheon
El Segundo, CA

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Job Description

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is the leading provider of radar sensor systems. We provide war fighters the most accurate and timely information available for the network-centric battlefield. This position is specifically for a Systems Engineer to provide algorithm systems engineering as part of the Airborne Early Warning Reconnaissance and Surveillance Department. This department provides the full range of systems design and analysis-related activities in support of SAS radar programs.

These activities include:

* Development of mathematical algorithms for radar signal processing and calibration
* Development of mathematical algorithms for target tracking and data fusion
* Computer modeling and simulation of sensor physics and phenomenology
* Performance predictions and analysis of data received from radars on various platforms
* Technical presentations to both internal and external customers
* Technical team leadership participating in technical peer reviews throughout the product lifecycle of design, development, integration and test, and flight test requirements verification
* Interface with their team lead, team members, and other teams (SW and HW) on a daily basis
* Conduct or participate in customer and/or program technical review presentations, and provide task progress status updates and work products to the team lead.
* Required Skills:
* Minimum of 8 years of experience in systems engineering or algorithm development
* Knowledge of basic radar operations
* Knowledge of surveillance radar signal processing techniques, mathematical algorithms, analytic techniques and computer simulations
* Knowledge of data association and track filtering techniques: Kalman Filtering or Multi-Hypothesis Tracking
* Experience in Matlab, C, or related languages
* Experience in algorithm development
* U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems
* U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Skills:

* Work experience in requirements and system architecture development and maintenance
* Work experience in target tracking and data fusion for surveillance radar applications
* Experience in radar data analysis and problem resolution; especially with respect to surveillance radar
* Expertise in Matlab, C, or related languages
* Knowledge of or experience with DOORS
* Experience leading a technical team of System Engineers and Analysts
* Graduate level coursework in and/or work experience in digital filtering, linear algebra, stochastic processes, estimation theory, and detection theory
* Active Top Secret and/or additional clearances

Required Education:

BS in Engineering, Physics, Math or related discipline; advanced degree(s) preferred

Desired Education:

Advanced degree(s) in Engineering, Physics, Math, System Engineering or related discipline

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

137355BR 137355 Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

None / Not Required



Machine Learning



Systems Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

CA - El Segundo

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

10001 employees

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