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Systems Chief Engineer
Raytheon Company | Mckinney, Texas
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Job Description

The Advanced Electro-Optical and Mission Systems (AEO&MS) Department is currently in need for a High Energy Laser Weapon Systems (HELWS) Chief Engineer to support the Advanced Concepts & Technology Business Area in the development and build of High Energy Laser Weapons Systems. The successful applicant will be a member of the Systems Engineering organization and be responsible for supporting and developing architectures on all aspects of a laser weapon system. The HEL Weapons Systems Chief Engineer will be responsible for the following:
  • Defining high energy laser weapon system requirements.
  • Will leverage system engineering best practices to lead the implementation of systems design. This would include determination and documentation of technical objectives, CONOPS, requirements and interfaces, design, development and/or solutions for designated laser-based subsystems and hardware/software configuration items.
  • Will support and lead the architecture development and modeling of Key Performance Parameters (KPPs) that can track the allocated, current status, and projected values of critical Technical Performance Measurements (TPMs).
  • Will contribute both to the technical and cost proposals in support of our growth initiatives in HEL weapon systems.

The Advanced Electro-Optical and Mission Systems Department is an organization of approximately 90 systems engineering leaders, located in El Segundo and San Diego, CA, Arlington, VA and McKinney, TX. The department’s charter is provide system engineering, integration, test, performance modeling/simulation and project leadership primarily for electro-optical products and technology. Department staff supports three SAS Mission Areas: Secure Sensor Systems; Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems; and Advanced Concepts and Technology.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 12 years of industry experience in design, development and field of high power laser systems or related experience
  • Must have experience fielding a laser system and fielding a complex DoD system; experience overseeing activities related to comprehensive system design including reliability, safety, manufacturability, maintainability, and full conformance to environmental qualifications while meeting performance requirements.
  • Must have development experience for laser weapon Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
  • Must have a thorough understanding of laser efficacy, platform integration, beam director design, beam control design, weapon control design, laser safety, system safety considerations, control system design, laser system design, and laser weapon system ruggedness; detailed knowledge of detailed weapon systems to understand how changes in one part of a system impact the rest of the laser weapon system; and system and subsystem activation, testing, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Design knowledge and development experience with Aero-optical affects, thermal system design, power system design as well as previous experience as System Architect during programs involving field testing or operational assessment of advanced laser weapon systems preferred.
  • Experience with DOORs, SysML, Matlab, ModelSim, or other computer aided engineering tool
  • Experience leading technical teams of systems engineers, hardware engineers, and analysts
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to access to US only data systems

Desired Skills:
  • Experience as a Systems Architect of a fielded laser system and fielding a complex DoD system; experience overseeing activities related to comprehensive system design including reliability, safety, manufacturability, maintainability, and full conformance to environmental qualifications while meeting performance requirements.
  • Experience for laser weapon Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
  • Design knowledge and development experience with Aero-optical affects, thermal system design, power system design as well as previous experience as System Architect during programs involving field testing or operational assessment of advanced laser weapon systems preferred.
  • Experience writing proposals and authoring technical volumes.
  • Experience with systems architecture and familiar with various industry frameworks (e.g. Zachman, TOGAF, DoDAF, RCAP)
  • Strong leadership presence and influence
  • Experience establishing and maintaining working relationship with all levels of the organization, including customers, users, and other peer groups
  • Domain expertise in military development and procurement programs, capabilities, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills and negotiation skills

Required Education: Bachelor's of Science (B.S.) degree in Engineering, Physics, Optics, Math or related discipline

Desired Education: Masters degree in Systems Engineering

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. 130599

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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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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