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Aerospace & Aeronautics
Systems Engineer I – UAV Ground System Engineer
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Raytheon Company | Dulles, Virginia
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Job Description

Raytheon is seeking a motivated entry level Systems Engineer to assist in incremental design, development and test of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) ground control systems in Dulles, VA. The role includes supporting a team with the development of requirements, architecture, design, integration, verification & validation of the ground control system. The candidate should have experience working collaboratively in small teams.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Assists with assessment of system specifications and development or elicitation of requirements
  • Support projects through design, integration, testing, and delivery support
  • Apply communication, analytic and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues
  • Support the integration of software, hardware and Components off the Shelf (COTS)
  • Support testing of the system and execute customer selloff
  • Development test methods, implementing automating testing and scripting when possible
  • Supports the update process for operations manuals, work instructions, tools, and scripts
  • Contributes to a team of systems engineers in accomplishment of engineering tasks in an iterative development environment
  • Provides status on assigned tasks

Required Skills:
  • Must exhibit good time management skills and self-motivation; focus on customer service
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and sound problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall program
  • Enthusiastic & energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications
  • Security Clearance- This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Note: Candidates with a current Secret security clearance or higher are eligible for a $10,000+ sign on bonus if the clearance is confirmed and the candidate is hired by Raytheon.

Desired Skills:
  • Solid understanding in engineering of System of Systems
  • Experience with a requirements management tool
  • UAV or Aviation domain knowledge
  • Experience supporting DoD contracts
  • Effective written and verbal communication, customer focus, collaboration, and multitasking skills

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree obtained within the past 18 months or by Spring 2019 in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a STEM related field. A cumulative GPA of 3.0+ is strongly desired. Please include your GPA and transcript with your resume.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 125248

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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