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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Aerospace & Aeronautics
University Programs: Systems Engineer II
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Raytheon Company | Mckinney, Texas
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***Great opportunity for current graduate students or recent graduates of a graduate program. If you are not a current student or a recent graduate, please visit our other opportunities at www.raytheon.com/careers and apply!***

Job Description:
The Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Systems Mission Area in Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, seeks a Summer Intern to provide technical support and analysis to several programs or Internal Research and Development (IRAD) efforts. The programs are radar related which need algorithm and analysis support. The IRADs are related to advanced antenna designs, phased array architectures, or applications. The position will reside in the System Engineering Integration & Test Center (SEIT) within the Advanced Concept Architecture and Analysis section. This systems engineer will work amongst other Systems Engineers and will support the chief engineer, and lead systems engineer. Specific duties may include performance analysis, algorithm development, algorithm analysis, trade study generation, statistical modeling, performance predictions, and data analysis, for complex systems using Raytheon Engineering processes and practices. Related day-to-day duties include: participating in peer reviews, performance analysis, and resolving identified problems. This individual will interface with their team lead, team members, and other teams on a daily basis, conduct or participate in customer and/or program presentations, and provide task progress status updates and work products to the team lead

Job Related Activities:

  • Using MATLAB to model radar algorithms
  • Using tools to model and analyze the performance of antennas (elements or array)
  • Work with leadership and/or customers to elicit objectives and requirements and resolve technical issues
  • Participate in customer reviews and program technical reviews
  • Ensure the consistent application of engineering best practices and all activities undertaken under your control are conducted to common standards in accordance with Raytheon's IPDS processes
  • Using Raytheon 6 Sigma proactively to foster a culture of continuous process improvement
Required Skills:
  • Experience in any of the following areas: Signal Processing, Antenna Engineering, or Radar Systems
  • Strong mathematical problem solving ability
  • Ability to work as a member of a dedicated team reporting to an algorithm integrated product team
  • Must be able to obtain an interim Secret security clearance PRIOR to starting
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Desired Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal communication, presentation skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability of completing and following established procedures and schedules
  • Experience working on a radar problem in an academic or industrial setting.
  • Experience with antenna fabrication using PCBs
  • Experience with UHF and VHF antennas

Required Education (including major): Must have a MS / MA with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering Majo, or other related field by Summer 2019 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

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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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