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RTX Corporation Senior Principal Systems Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA131: Tewksbury, MA Bldg 1 Assabet 50 Apple Hill Drive Assabet - Building 1, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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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.

The Patriot Radar Software Requirements Systems Cross Functional Lead is responsible for all systems engineering processes and technical sell-off evaluations related to the Patriot Radar Software Requirements to ensure that the System Capabilities and Requirements are appropriately supported. Responsibilities would include: review and approval of all Patriot Radar Software Requirements Changes and other functional changes that leverage Patriot Radar Software Capabilities, review and approval of the verification test plans and execution, prioritization of testing on Pelham Test Assets. This includes but is not limited to: support of concept development, testing, integration and verification activities, and coordination between software and systems requirements teams.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications 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:

  • Engage the USG customer & Patriot users on radar capabilities driven by algorithm development

  • Provide technical oversight for the execution of Patriot Radar Software Requirement and Algorithm Development

  • Collaborate with the Radar IPT Systems Engineering Lead to ensure that the Hardware, Software, and System Requirements are all being met in a consistent manner

  • Support Independent Research and Development and other sources of internal funding for future Radar capability upgrades and innovations

  • Support internal and external Program Reviews including Software and Systems Engineering In-Process Reviews (IPRs), Support Patriot Global Marketing, and new business pursuits in the area of Radar Capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in radar systems engineering development

  • Experience with military radar systems, tactical air defense systems, product line development processes, international programs, and software development

  • Experience interfacing with external customers

  • Experience across the product development life cycle

  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written, with technical, customer and senior leadership audiences

  • Self-motivated, passionate leader

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualification:

  • Existing DoD Secret Clearance

  • Patriot Radar Knowledge

  • Experience with IFMC or SHIELD customer base

  • Experience making challenging technical decisions and setting priorities

  • Experience designing, implementing and testing radar waveforms and signal processing algorithms

  • Familiarity with Raytheon Integrated Product Development System (IPDS) and gating processes

  • Familiarity with program startup processes

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

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 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 Details:

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.

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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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.