Systems Engineer II (On-Site), STERLING, VA


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Sterling, Virginia, USA

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VA546: 23010 Ladbrook Drive, Dulles 23010 Ladbrook Drive Building 2, Sterling, VA, 20166 USA

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Raytheon Technologies is seeking a Systems Engineer specializing in system integration with an emphasis on RF communications.  This position is based in the Sterling, Virginia area.

This position is a member of a small integration and test team that works closely with a multi-discipline engineering team and customers that provide support to field operations, maintenance, and deployment of RF Communication systems.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing integration and test of communications equipment; performing technical analysis and providing recommendations on technologies and industry trending; responding directly to customer directed requirements; generating technical documentation including system architectures, test plans and procedures, and test reports; and providing training to mission partners on the theory and operation of RF communication systems and technologies. 

Required Skills:

Relevant experience with the following tasks.
Familiarity with HW/SW integration, test processes and procedures.
Experience with scripting and/or software development to include Python.
Demonstrated proficiency in Windows and Linux environments.
Ability to write test plans and test procedures and to work in a process-oriented organization.
Ability to work on moderately complex projects/assignments.
Experience in test automation using scripts or off-the-shelf or open-source test software.
Ability to work in a dynamic team environment, adaptable to change, and thrive in an atmosphere that requires trust, initiative, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to meet the demands of a challenging operations environments.
Excellent communication and organizational skills; able to articulate intent, frame requirements, set priorities, develop practical methods, and align resources to meet goals.

Desired Skills:

Experience in one or more of the following:
RF theory, wireless/SIGINT technologies, microwave principles and system/subsystem-level analysis methodologies.
Strong working knowledge of the radio frequency spectrum and modern communication infrastructures to include signal structures, propagation, modulation types, data rates, multiplexing/demultiplexing methods, as well as associated equipment to include transmitters, receivers and processing suites.
Experience using standard RF and electrical test equipment to include signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and multi-meters.
Experience working with hardware including FPGA based hardware and familiarity with firmware operations.
Experience using one or more of the following tools: Matlab, Visual Basic, and SQL.
Proven ability and willingness to learn new technologies, strong problem-solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges.
 Sets objectives for own job area to meet project/assignments goals.
Ability to operate independently or with little direct oversight: reliable, trustworthy, committed to success.
Advanced MS Office skills including VBA scripting.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), or 6+ years of relevant work experience.

Must be a US Citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance with poly and be crossover eligible.


Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Award

Requires advanced to expert knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

May have broad knowledge of project management. Requires substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems in order to provide enhancements within job area. Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

No relocation assistance is available.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

RTX Raytheon Intelligence & Space / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01610656  2023.07.16

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