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Raytheon Technologies Sr Systems Engineer I - Operations Research in Huntsville, Alabama

Are you curious by nature and always seeking the “why” of something?

Do you yearn to work on the most cutting edge technologies?

Do you enjoy working directly with and providing technical briefs to managers and customers?

If you’ve responded with an enthusiastic “yes”, Raytheon Missiles & Defense may have an ideal job for you!

Our Systems Design

team in Huntsville, AL needs strong Simulation Development and Analysis Engineers, who are ready to support Raytheon’s ongoing mission to support our war fighters and allies.

Within the Systems Design & Architecture (SD&A) directorate, this role has the responsibility

to provide, develop, and maintain Operations Research simulations

and perform Mission Analysis

for Raytheon Missiles & Defense products, support new business initiatives and development and execution of technology roadmaps.

Job Description:

The Operations Research Simulation Developer and Analyst

conducts or participates in multi-disciplinary research across integrated product teams consisting of GNC, Signal Processing and Performance Analysis personnel in the

design, development, and utilization of variable fidelity digital simulation software

in advanced technical computing environments and performs

system modeling and analysis

activities for the purposes of supporting

new business ,

missile system design , performance assessment and flight test support according to the program schedule.

The individual will participate in the

development and implementation of model-based solutions

to support mission trade studies and performance simulations and to ensure they meet defined requirements and functions.

He/she will be expected to analyze and positively affect simulation execution performance. He/she will require knowledge of performance engineering as a discipline, its practices and procedures, in order to

perform non-repetitive effective analytical work across a wide range of challenging computational problems .


Operations Research Simulation Developer and Analyst

is expected to work in a

team environment , receiving inputs from his/her lead and providing guidance and/or direction to other team members.

Individual will be expected

to work on diverse projects and independently

determine and develop approaches and solutions;

in addition providing development support throughout product lifecycle, from initial concept to fielded product.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Experience & Skills:

Must have past academic or work experience with analysis methodologies in optimizing system performance

Four (4) years of experience with programming and/or scripting languages such as C++, shell, Perl or Python

Applied and/or academic experience for a total of four (4) years of design and digital system modeling and simulation experience to include knowledge of physics, random variables and their application to modeling and analysis

An Applied Mathematics background or coursework (not seeking theoretical mathematicians)

Applied and/or academic familiarity and knowledge of system engineering and analysis

Prior work experience interfacing with multiple engineering disciplines

U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

Masters’ degree in Computer Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Math preferred

Software requirements development

Software design, integration, and test

Frequent communication and interaction with government counterpart

Familiarity with distributed simulation protocols such as DIS, HLA or TENA

Working knowledge of STL and Boost Libraries

Application of software build systems

Good written and oral communication abilities

Good analysis and problem solving abilities

Needs to work well in teams and have the ability to multi-task

Current Top Secret Department of Defense clearance preferred

Required Education:

Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Math

Clearance Requirements:

Must have an existing Department of Defense issued Secret Security clearance


Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance to continue work

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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.