Do cool satellite views of places on Earth amaze you? Does the
fire and fury of a rocket launching into space to examine distant
galaxies excite you? These capabilities and more are made possible
by products made at Raytheon Technologies. Would you consider
joining us in developing the next generation of space-based
systems? Raytheon Intelligence and Space organization is currently
seeking qualified Senior Principal Engineers in the area of space
networking or space networks. This position will initiate and
support projects requiring novel ways of using networking (wired
and/or wireless), network science, cybersecurity technologies,
and/or RF communications processing to solve space-based problems.
The Senior Principal Engineer will support SWAP, performance,
affordability analysis and trade studies across entire
constellations including ground segment and communications
payloads. This senior technical position requires a top performer
with space systems domain knowledge and the ability to create new
algorithms and paradigms in the areas of wireless networking and
computing, software defined networking, network security (including
cyber), machine learning, and wireless/RF communications in
extremely constrained or hostile environments. This role requires
regular engagement with customer counterparts as well as with
internal Raytheon teams, and active participation in customer and
program technical reviews. The Senior Principal Engineer is
responsible for determining technical solutions that satisfy a
diverse set of customer requirements. Responsibilities of the
Senior Principal Engineer include: Provide technical leadership on
space mission communication/network architecture trades
Develop the technical vision and strategies for solving real
world problem across a variety of space programs
Provide engineering and technical leadership for space systems
programs from product concept, proposal development, to integration
& test and product delivery.
Provide engineering authority to all decisions impacting product
integrity, system performance, and system functionality.
Provide technical support in developing and maintaining the
analysis to predict overall system performance
Coordinate, write, and deliver technical presentations to both
internal and external customers
Mentor junior engineers
Required Skills: Minimum 10+ years of experience in Systems or
Communications Engineering with an emphasis on networking
BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or related STEM fields with relevant work
Must have technical knowledge of networking concepts, network
protocol design, L2/L3 protocols, and space-based RF systems
Experience using network simulation and emulation tools
Must have direct experience with requirements development,
analysis, verification and validation
Must have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and
presentation), and experience dealing with customers, management,
technical staff, and internal / external organizations.
Active Top Secret Clearance
U.S. Citizenship required as this position requires an active
U.S. Security Clearance as of 1 st day of employment.
U.S. Citizenship required as this position requires the ability
to access US only data systems.
Desired Skills: Experience in the development of high
reliability space payloads, sensors or technology
Experience in architecture development of software centric
PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or related fields with relevant work experience
Experience in deploying a rigorous Integrated Product
Experience conducting critical design reviews, test readiness
reviews, and test review boards
Skilled in proposal preparation, cost and schedule estimation
and technical documentation related to contract deliverable
Ability to perform payload SWAP, performance, and affordability
analyses, as well as trade studies in ground segment, constellation
design, and communication payloads.
Experience in performing Mission & CONOPS analysis
Experience as an LSE, Network IPT Lead or CE on previous
System level architecture & modeling experience
Experience using STK
Education Requirements: Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering,
Sciences, or Mathematics or related STEM discipline **U.S.
Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the
ability to access US only data systems**
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 orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, or protected Veteran status.