1+ months

Engineering Fellow - Guidance, Navigation and Controls

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
Job Summary:
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking a Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineering Fellow with technical leadership expertise in GNC algorithm development, system integration, and performance analysis. As a member of the Algorithm and Simulation Cross Product Team in Tucson, this role will develop an integrated GNC architecture to support weapon guidance and control development, leverage expertise in complex 6-DOF missile simulations, as well as drive the design and simulation of launch vehicles. This role is recognized as a subject matter expert and is relied upon to advise program and engineering leadership teams in pursuit of organizational business objectives.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • As a GNC Engineering Fellow, you will apply knowledge of algorithm development in areas such as estimation, trajectory optimization, and missile interception.
  • You will support others in the development of technical solutions to complex GNC problems that require application of advanced technical principles involving multiple subsystem interactions.
  • You will guide the successful completion of GNC development and integration efforts in a technical leadership capacity
  • You will work independently, as well as mentor and support early career engineers, to uncover and resolve issues associated with development and implementation of weapon guidance and control system design.
  • You will collaborate across programs; representing our organization and trusted as a subject matter expert within the field of GNC
  • You will interact with senior leadership to plan and execute programs to accomplish long-range objectives, while also committing to help shape the strategic direction of technology to accomplish long-term objectives.
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics
  • At least twelve (12) years of engineering experience designing, implementing, and testing GNC algorithms in the aerospace industry
  • At least eight (8) years of experience with systems engineering of DoD systems, including system-level requirements allocation, participation in design review or peer review, and presenting technical briefings.
  • Experience procuring research and development funding, both internal and external to the company.
  • Experience with C++ and Matlab
  • Authorship of intellectual property (patent disclosures) and/or conference/journal publications in applicable technical areas
  • An active and in-scope Secret or Top Secret US security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics
  • Twenty (20) years of experience in the development of missile defense architecture
  • Experience with battlefield simulation and operations analysis
  • Experience with aerodynamics of glide weapons
  • System-level design experience collaborating across multiple engineering disciplines such as software, electrical, mechanical, and test engineering
  • Experience supporting proposal preparation to obtain new business contracts, spanning technical proposal development, work breakdown structures, and cost estimation.
  • Experience in autonomous and collaborative systems or Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Committed to being a subject matter expert within the industry, with prior defense contractor businesses, and among the customer base
  • Authorship of intellectual property (patent disclosures) and/or conference/journal publications in applicable technical areas within the last five (5) years
  • DoD Top Secret clearance with current SSBI within last 5 years.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster a collaborative and inclusive team environment.
What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Additional Details:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.




Posted: 2021-04-13 Expires: 2021-05-20

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Engineering Fellow - Guidance, Navigation and Controls

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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