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Raytheon Company | Fulton, Maryland
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Job Description

Are you a Systems Engineer with a background in Math and Analysis? Do you like the challenge of doing something different every day? Are you looking to help make our world a safer place and work for a Fortune 500 Company while doing so?

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) in Fulton, MD is an industry leader in the development of integrated C4I Network Centric Defense System solutions for both the Domestic and International DoD. This position will be engaged with exciting and innovative advancements in Multi-Sensor and Information Fusion, Networked Situational Awareness, and Visualization technologies.

We are looking for passionate, talented, and highly motivated, Systems Engineer to join our team. You will work with great people who enjoy what they do! Our 9/80 work schedule offers flexibility to help successfully balance the work/life commitments.

The successful candidate will collaborate with other Systems and Software Engineers to work on software-intense distributed systems and requires a strong background in Mathematics and Analysis.

If you would like to work with great people in a collaborative, flexible environment we encourage you to apply.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance within one year of hire. Position can be either a G09 or G10 level depending on experience.

Basic Qualifications (Must Haves):
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Systems/Analysis or Software Engineering
  • Proven experience developing, assessing and validating complex mathematical solutions such as track filters, track correlation algorithms, and weapon engagement algorithms, for Radar and/or Command and Control programs
  • BS in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or other Engineering related discipline.

Desired Skills (Great to Haves!):
  • MS, Ph.D. in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or other Engineering related discipline
  • System models and simulations development including complex algorithmic solutions, in a tool such as Matlab, to be implemented in the software product.
  • Superior understanding of Kalman track filtering and track management techniques and algorithms and experience developing models of these techniques for detailed behavioral and performance analysis.
  • Understanding of tactical data links such as Link 16 especially in the area of track management.
  • Ability to understand and apply commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the systems engineering field (ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288, Mil-Std-499B).
  • Understanding of a Requirements Management Tool such as DOORS (preferred) or RequisitePro.
  • Understanding of C++ and Java Software.
  • Understanding of CMMI processes and standards.
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) techniques, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the use of a system architecture management tool such as Sparxsystems Enterprise Architect.
  • Willingness for domestic and international travel (~5%).
Key areas of responsibility will include:
  • System requirements analysis, definition and management, System architecture design, Design synthesis, Trade studies, Technical support for software development team, Systems integration, test and performance verification. Provides Subject Matter Expertise to the staff of Analysts in the area of complex mathematics, design analysis, simulation, system performance testing and internal research for new design concepts.

What’s YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at

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.


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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