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Test Systems Engineering - Systems Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Have you ever asked yourself the question why do we test our products?  How much should we test our products?  How much test is enough?  And how much does all that test cost?  "¦ Then the Test System Engineering Department is the place for you.

 The Systems Test organization is a recognized leader for developing test strategies and providing test solutions for the customer's entire product life cycle. We develop, integrate, and execute test strategies and solutions to guarantee product performance, producibility, and warfighter suitability through collaboration across Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS).  The Test System Engineering (TSE) Department in the Advanced Test System Engineering Center (ATSEC) has the direct responsibility to grow and sustain the Systems Engineering competencies throughout the whole systems life cycle with a focus on developing Test Systems Engineers and Test Architects to make test more affordable, credible, agile, and robust. These methodologies include systems engineering, test strategy, test architecture, test requirements, embedded test, agile development for test, model based engineering, test optimization, and physical and virtual verification solutions. The TSE department utilizes a combination of traditional and new systems engineering methodologies and supports all Raytheon Missiles Systems (RMS) products, including new business initiatives, maintenance contracts, Internal Research and Development (IRADs), special projects, Engineering Capital projects, and all the activities supported by the Systems Test Directorate.


Job Description:

As a member of a Test Systems Engineering team, the position will participate in development, management and tracing of requirements with an eye towards how prime item requirements will be tested at every level from component to all up round to development and operational test.  Activities will include:


  • Develop overall system and subsystem test strategy, requirements and associated analysis.

  • Management of test requirements throughout the life cycle of the prime item and test environments.

  • Develop top level requirements for engineering and production test equipment solutions.

  • Utilize advanced analytical techniques, such as DOE and Response Surface Methodologies, to optimize laboratory integration and test activities and system level integration and field/flight test activities across the life cycle to ensure test coverage and minimize cost.

  • Apply MBSE and Agile Development techniques and principles to the System Test Directorate.

  • Evaluate how the comprehensive test solutions ensure superior system performance.


    Required Skills:

  • Education in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics with an introduction to the principles of Industrial or System Engineering.

  • Systems Engineering experience from contract start through Critical Design Review with a focus on System and Component requirements derivation from Key Product Characteristic to item requirements and assignment of Parameter Codes to test for each requirement.

  • Familiar with Design of Experiment, Regression Analysis, System Simulation, Math modeling and optimization, and Data analysis in Microsoft Excel, MATLAB, JMP, Minitab, or other equivalent tool.

  • Ability to communicate effectively using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.

    Desired Skills:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in product cost estimation

  • Familiar with Agile and Model Based Engineering.


    Required Education Level: Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Computer Engineering,

    Physics, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical

    Engineering, Math, or related discipline from an ABET accredited curriculum with a 3.0 GPA or


    This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.  Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.  Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.  Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.  Interested job seekers must apply online at www.raytheon.com/campus to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.



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    Additional information about RMS and Tucson, AZ

    Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirements including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. With over 14,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally, RMS is headquartered in Tucson Arizona, and generated 6.6 billion in 2013 revenues.

    Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

    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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