Raytheon Technologies • Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Senior Principal Signal Processing Engineer (SPC) in Tucson, Arizona
Are you a
who wants to develop
solutions to solve complex problems for
Do you have a passion for developing models and algorithms, integrating them into computer simulations, and then performing analysis of the results?
Do you enjoy leading dynamic teams where you share your knowledge and learn?
If your answers are yes, the
Signal Processing (SP) teams
at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) may have an ideal job for you!
The Tucson, AZ, facility is searching for several
Senior Signal Processing
to join a growing team of engineering professionals who share a mission of protecting our war fighters and allies.
The System Design & Performance (SD&P) Directorate is responsible for Signal Processing (SP), Systems Design (SD), Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC), and Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MSA) for RMD's broad portfolio of projects, programs and products.
Signal Processing has the responsibility to design and develop Radar and EO/IR models and algorithms, conduct system trades/sensitivity analyses and conduct performance assessments to support RMD products and new business initiatives.
Our teams’ engineers are versatile, eager to learn, innovative, and self-motivated.
Learn more and apply today!
U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Job Description and Key Tasks:
Working in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB to develop, prototype, and test radar and/or EO/IR signal processing algorithms and models
Conducting performance trade-off and sensitivity analysis for missile radar and/or EO/IR applications
Working in production and engineering lab test environments and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar and/or EO/IR models and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance
Working in a team environment in all phases of missile development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering support by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers
Lead technical team and/or manage an engineering project and also mentor engineers
Required Education, Experience & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related STEM degree
Ten (10) years of applied work experience in the following areas (
Masters with 8 years of experience, or Ph.D. with 6 years of experience)
Experience in radar and/or EO/IR sensor signal processing algorithm and model development and analysis
Programming in a compiled language
such as C++ (preferred), C, Java, or Python
Experience using tools such as MATLAB or Python for analysis of data sets
Experience using UNIX/Linux based workstations
Experience with running and modifying simulations and performing analysis
Experience developing and presenting technical briefings
Four (4) years of leadership experience managing others as a technical lead, team lead or similar lead role involving applied system engineering and analysis and interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines
U.S. citizenship is required
Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available)
Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or related STEM degree
Experience with missile components and systems
Experience with hardware/software integration
Ability to work well in teams and independently
Good communication, interpersonal, planning and time management skills
Course work or experience in some of the following fields: radar & image signal processing, digital communications, probability and statistics, linear algebra, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and signals & systems
Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems
Current/Active DoD SSBI
The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.
Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.
Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.