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Engineering Fellow – Collaborative and Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles

Tucson, AZ Raytheon

Are you a results oriented aerospace professional with exceptional ingenuity? Do you have demonstrated experience leading teams in development of autonomous and collaborative behaviors of missiles and unmanned systems Would you enjoy shaping the future of innovative weapon system solutions for the US and our allies? If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you! We are Raytheon Missile Systems, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you’ll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet. We are seeking an experienced guidance, navigation, and controls (GNC) engineering professional with team leadership expertise in autonomous and collaborative system design, integration, and performance analysis. The ideal candidate has proven experience in performing critical aerospace system trades and the presence required to advise executive leadership in pursuit of organizational business objectives. Job Description: This is an Engineering Fellow position within the Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Center performing advanced system design and analysis, integration support, and overall system performance assessment. The Engineering Fellow will apply knowledge of collaborative and autonomous GNC algorithm development with particular emphasis on development of new capabilities, frameworks, architectures, and algorithms for missile applications. The Engineering Fellow will lead others in the development of technical solutions to complex problems that require application of advanced technical principles. The role often requires acting independently to identify and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of GNC system designs that can impact multiple programs. The Engineering Fellow will guide the successful completion of major program efforts in a technical leadership capacity. The individual in this role will represent the organization as a key spokesperson for GNC and will interact with senior leadership to plan and execute programs, while also helping to shape the strategic direction of advanced missile defense systems to accomplish long-term objectives. Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions): Provide technical leadership for GNC development activities and consult on complex problems Develop solutions to complex technical challenges often involving multiple subsystem interactions Assist with system design decisions involving trade studies, requirements allocation, and verification methods Devise and implement advanced GNC algorithms and demonstrate performance results Analyze system performance and associated risk assessments in simulation, hardware subsystem test, and flight test environments Engage across engineering disciplines to ensure proper implementation and test of GNC designs and related flight software Coordinate with suppliers to resolve technical issues, manage statements of work, and mitigate risks Pursue advanced research and development funding both internal and external to Raytheon Required Education (including Major): B.S. from an ABET accredited institution in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering Required Skills and Experience: Twelve (12) years of applied engineering experience in development of collaborative and autonomous behaviors, capabilities, frameworks, architectures, and algorithms for unmanned systems Four (4) years of demonstrated team leadership experience in the design of aerospace vehicles Experience in the design of systems/architectures for autonomous vehicles, including hardware and software System design experience collaborating across multiple engineering disciplines, such as electronics, mechanical, and software engineering Broad knowledge of GNC to understand system level requirements allocation and dependencies, as well as conduct trades studies and performance analysis at the systems level Proficiency with system level modeling and simulation tools, such as six degree of freedom simulations, to perform trade studies, develop algorithms, and demonstrate system level performance Experience with GNC flight software development and qualification Experience leading failure investigation activities to diagnose, root cause, and implement corrective actions to technical problems, including associated communication with business leadership and customer community Experience with business capture effort coordination and proposal preparation to obtain research funding or new business contracts, spanning technical proposal development, work breakdown structures and cost estimation Proficiency with MATLAB and C/C++ programming Recent work experience presenting technical data and interacting with customer community in design reviews and technical interchange meetings Applied experience with assessing program level risks to performance objectives and communicating status to business leadership and customer community Must provide evidence of patents and/or reviewed publications in applicable technical areas Other Requirements: Must have an existing Department of Defense issued Secret or Top Secret Security clearance Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (comprehensive relocation package available) Desired Skills: Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering Twenty (20) years of applied engineering experience in missile systems GNC design, analysis, and test Knowledge of system engineering design methods including requirements analysis and flowdown, specification derivation and interface control documentation Research and publications focused on the design and performance analysis of autonomous and cooperative systems Industry experience interfacing with Military or Department of Defense customers Knowledge of space environments and impact of environmental factors on space vehicle design Familiarity with GNC related sensors and control actuators Check us out on YouTube: Raytheon Company Overview Are you ready to be remarkable with Raytheon? 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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.

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