Systems Engineer - GPS / GNS / RF in Annapolis Junction, MD

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Whether aloft in the skies aboard a fighter jet protecting the skies or an airborne surveillance platform monitoring developments on the ground, Raytheon Secure Sensor Solutions mission area is responsible for providing advanced capabilities for multiple types of tactical aircraft and other platforms. We provide the most advanced systems to navigate in challenging environments, and identify and discriminate friendly and foe objects.


Part of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business, S3 provides capabilities that enable critical tasks---from target identification, aircraft navigation, and target engagement. With our systems, warfighters know where they are going and what they are going to do when they get there.


The Resilient Navigation product line is responsible for providing U.S. and coalition forces with accurate GPS navigation capability to successfully achieve their missions—free of disruption and jamming. GNS solutions equip manned aircraft, unmanned systems, precision weapons, and ground systems specializing.

These products include anti-jam systems, integrated GPS/INS navigators, high performance Selective Availability Anti-Spoof Module (SAASM) receivers, and Military Code (M-Code) receivers.

#Guiding the mission


Job Description:

We have immediate and upcoming career-growth opportunities for mid-level Systems Engineers working with GPS and Navigation. You will support all ranges of product development, including system requirements, architecture, system design and development, system integration and test, and production. The successful candidate will be experienced at system development efforts necessary to propose, implement, verify, and deliver systems with complex embedded real time processing. The Systems Engineer will work closely with program, engineering, and business development management during all phases of program development and must be effective at communicating and building trust with senior management and customers.



Responsibilities will include:

  • Execution of the requirements development and design activities
  • Ensuring the integrity of all engineering products, such as system plans and specifications, requirements allocation products, system architecture, design analyses, interface descriptions, vulnerability assessments, software products, verification products, and product roadmaps
  • Integrating across functional boundaries (Program management, Customers, Security, Finance, Software, Systems, Hardware, Test Engineering and Operations) to resolve issues and ensure an optimal balance between cost and schedule and technical integrity
  • Developing technical baselines and leading engineering content in proposal efforts

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in related systems engineering
  • Proficient with requirements decomposition, flowdown and verification
  • Background and knowledge of electrical, mechanical, RF, and/or system level requirements
  • Experience leading small teams to achieve goals on cost and schedule
  • Can work effectively in both independent and team environments
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance within 1 year of start date; Active Secret Clearance preferred

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with GPS receiver RF and digital electrical hardware development and integration, or equivalent experience with RF systems
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with GPS or RF receiver anti-jam techniques
  • Background in RF signal processing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GPS user equipment and /or inertial navigation systems architecture, requirements, design, algorithms or performance analysis
  • Knowledge of GPS/navigation system test methodology, requirements, and methods


Required Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in a related STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

Desired Education:

Advanced degrees in a related STEM discipline