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Space Systems Engineer - Contract
Raytheon Company | New York, New York
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Job Description

Space Systems Engineer - Contract
Location – Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester, although for the right candidate we could consider alternative locations

About the role…

A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK Cyber & Intelligence (C&I) Business Group and help grow a new area of capability. We are looking for an experienced Space Systems Engineer to join our Space Missions Systems Team in order to work on future space mission bids. You will be involved in the development of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems through the full system development lifecycle. You will be developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for Raytheon UK C&I Space Missions Systems Team you will be part of an energetic and growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further your career aspirations and develop your management and leadership potential.

Main Duties:
  • Act as the Space Systems Engineer for the Raytheon UK C&I Space Missions Systems Team
  • Support the C&I Space Missions Systems System Design Authority (SDA)
  • Define the technical architecture of hardware/software solutions under development in collaboration with the Systems Engineering Lead and other SMEs to help validated high level solution designs that can be de-composed into component deliverable services
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operations of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems and act as a SME in consultation with the wider Raytheon
  • Translating user and business requirements into hardware and software technical specifications
  • Defining requirement compliance and acceptance criteria prior to system and component sign off
  • Maintaining requirements traceability
  • Systems level detailed design
  • Researching and resolving system design issues
  • Provide interpretation of requirements and design into the component design and implementation
  • Conduct Trade Studies between different system/component solution options
  • Validating design documentation from partner teams;
Essential Skills / Experience:
  • Experience as a Space Systems Engineer in similar programmes such as satellite ground stations, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), remote sensing systems or military satellite communications (MilSatCom) systems, covering the Full Engineering Life Cycle from requirements decomposition to acceptance and customer sign off
  • Experience of Space Systems Engineering processes and standards including, but not limited to, Satellite Ground Station (SGS) Systems and Operations
  • Experience of the development and evaluation of various delivery options of SGS technical architectures
  • Demonstrable experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) architecture/engineering (e.g. MODAF, TOGAF)
  • Ability to take responsibility for technical aspects of a project, and work closely with project management to deliver to time, quality and cost.
Desirable Skills / Experience:
  • Past knowledge of SKYNET MilSatCom Ground systems and operations
  • Understanding of definition and implementation of system performance metrics
  • Information Security Engineering and associated UK government standards, for example JSP440
  • Knowledge of JSP 604 or equivalent related or applicable to end-to-end system and service design including a SATCOM element

In addition, you should display the following key behaviours:
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team.
  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Contribute ideas that promote innovation.
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility.
  • Willingness to travel if required.
  • Must hold SC clearance
  • Willing to learn.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritization skills.

Qualifications:
  • BSc in an Engineering discipline, Systems Engineering/Software or equivalent

About Raytheon

From missile warning and intelligence to weather, navigation and beyond, Raytheon space solutions deliver mission breakthroughs. Our ability to create and enhance space systems that incorporate transformative, next-generation technologies keeps our customers ahead of the threat. And by integrating commercial and open-source tech into our solutions, we're making the space domain more accessible - and affordable - than ever. We are invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology and as a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, continue to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding.

If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.



Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Security:

All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would be sponsored by Raytheon UK. For further information on the criteria to obtain this please visit - https://www.gov.uk/security-vetting-and-clearance 148579Advertisement

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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