Raytheon EW Systems Performance Engineer in Goleta, California

Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems - Systems Engineering, Integration and Test (SEIT) Electronic Warfare (EW) Electronic Protect Department is seeking talented and collaborative Engineers to function as EW Systems Performance Analyst. The selected candidate will be given opportunities to engage in a variety of cutting edge and innovative technology development across the Advanced Concepts & Technology (ACT) and Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS) mission area. We innovate across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. We march towards a simple vision – one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, choose Raytheon if you are looking for an employer that values your career interests as much as your personal values. Major activities within the group and for this position include conducting threat analysis of current and future radar systems, conducting effectiveness analysis of EW subsystems, and the generation/utilization of modeling tools to aiding in the design and maturation of EW components and systems. The position will requires the ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment and collaborate with senior engineering leadership and program management. Key Responsibilities: Define algorithms to support the optimization of system performance and operations by applying fundamental radar principles and modeling electronic countermeasure (ECM) techniques Actively collaborate with team members across a multi-disciplined organization to refine and mature system design and promote distribution of knowledge Partnering with engineers across multiple disciplines to define unified approaches to quantify impacts of payloads (radar, electronic support measures, electronic attack), weapons and tactics on system survivability and mission effectiveness Develop systems architecture that can support engagement of emerging complex threats and operations Deriving system requirements and design solutions Generate/Conduct simulations of threat systems, EW subsystems and components supporting technology maturation Actively participate in definition of team objectives and provide solutions to complex technical tasks including system design decisions involving trade studies, requirements allocation, and verification methods Provide support for programs through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers Demonstrate ability to continuously adapt to changing business needs Become a part of a growing department with 100 engineers supporting 2 mission areas across 5 national locations. Continue to advance in your career with our established career roadmap where you can function as a key individual contributor or technical lead of one of our products. With over 50 active programs, there are multiple opportunities for hands-on integration and test of our products, design and development of subsystem architectures and algorithm development of EW capabilities in signal identification and technique generation. Required Skills: Minimum of 10 years of Electronic Warfare experience and Understanding of Radar Fundamentals Strong background in modeling and assessing threat air and ground, RF, Electronic Attack capabilities, and advanced weapon system concept performance and employment Proficient in creating algorithms and executing analytical tools and applications using structure and object-oriented design approaches Experience with utilizing mathematical models and physics-based Monte Carlo simulations to assess survivability and mission effectiveness of advanced weapon system concepts. Extensive experience with physics-based, mathematical models and performance to quantify impacts on system design Technical breadth and operational background in military air operations and combat systems U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Must be a U.S. Citizen with Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance Desired Skills: A “big thinker” who does not operate in a silo, but can think about where a program or product line is heading or needs to go, while considering the technical aspects of how to get there Develop innovative solutions to complex technical challenges often involving multiple subsystem interactions as both an Individual Contributor and a Technical Lead Experience with Missile Defense related Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (3DOF, 6DOF) Knowledge and understanding of air, space, cyber, Information Operations, and Integrated Air Missile Defense Systems to fuse platforms’ capabilities into a cohesive system-of-systems architecture. Ability to successfully thrive in programs with aggressive delivery schedules and manage multiple projects simultaneously Familiarity with surveillance and target tracking radar systems and functionality, electronic counter measure and ECCM techniques, surface-to-air missiles, integrated air defense systems. Familiarity with signal/detection and target tracking analysis, multiple target tracking and data fusion and resource management Specialized knowledge of US military constructive simulations including AFSIM, Suppressor/JIMM, EADSIM, ESAMS, BRAWLER, JAMM, and/or RADGUNS Experience in programming with MATLAB/Simulink, Python and/or C++ Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline. Desired Education: Master’s / Ph.D degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). 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. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. 118595

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