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Job Description

The Systems Validation, Test, and Analysis Directorate (SVTAD) is the central focus for all integration, verification, validation and test activities within Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). The more than 700 employees of SVTAD provide their expertise to ensure customer success through the design, development and execution of innovative and comprehensive test, verification and validation strategies, processes, tools and techniques. SVTAD employees are involved in all aspects of test including: design-for-test, integration, subsystem, and component level testing through Customer sell-off of IDS' most sophisticated systems and technologies.

SVTAD Systems Engineering InternJob Description

Opportunities for SVTAD Interns require individuals to use engineering, math, and teamwork skills to perform various engineering activities, such as requirements development, system test and validation planning and execution, modeling and simulation, data analysis, flight test analysis, and overall systems integration. Successful Systems and Test Engineers are curious about the way things work and interact. Interns assist in the integration and testing of complex defense systems produced by Raytheon's IDS business product line.Testing includes both hardware and software.

Duties could include developing test or integration strategies and procedures, debugging and testing functions and interfaces, conducting performance studies and data analysis on air defense, radar, ship or Homeland Defense systems and/or their subsystems. Writing data analysis tools is also part of our work along with supporting sophisticated state-of-the-art integration and test facilities.Interns work under the guidance of one or more experienced engineers.Some assignments offer the opportunity for short term travel.

The ideal candidate should have strong academic credentials and experience working in a team environment, having not only academic, but also interpersonal skills to help optimize our teams. The single most important attribute is an inquisitive nature and a strong desire to learn real world applications to compliment your academic experience. Familiarity with hardware or software tools as appropriate for your academic level. The candidate should be interested in working in a highly motivated team environment, collaborating with a small team of engineers through the development of state of the art radar systems.

Job Responsibilities:

Specific job responsibilities will be designed to match the candidate’s technical interest and academic background, but will likely include technical responsibility on one of our engineering teams

·Design and code software tools to support integration and testing

·Conduct radar data analyses using MATLAB

·Document and present technical results

If you are on your way to obtaining a BS, or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science, here is your opportunity to pursue an exciting career with Raytheon's SVTAD organization.Assignments are located in Marlborough, MA.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Basic Qualifications:

·Freshman or Sophomore in an accredited university program which will culminate in a B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science

·Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

·Interested in a career in systems engineering of large scale systems

·Proficient in MATLAB and Microsoft Office

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in defense companies and defense work and producing NoDoubt solutions for our nation’s warfighters and first responders

  • Educational background or interest in the following areas:

    • Signal Processing and Control theory

    • Statistics, random processes and detection methods

    • Imaging / pattern recognition

    • Data filtering and processing techniques (e.g. Kalman, batch, optimal)

    • Cyber security, encryption, information assurance

    • Radar Architecture or algorithms

    • Model based engineering and architecture

    • Simulating and modeling for school projects

  • Strong math and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Activity/ leadership in college campus organizations or community service

If you are ready to contribute to our team and mission success, apply now!


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 Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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