Systems Engineering Center (SEC) Mission Analyst

**This position and any subsequent offers made are contingent upon contract award**

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We are seeking a Systems Engineering Center (SEC) Mission Analyst within the Space Systems (SS) Mission Area of Raytheon Technologies Intelligence and Space business. The Mission Analyst will drive the successful execution and delivery on a Satellite Payload Program.

In this position, you will be responsible for identifying system drivers, characterizing the communication payload architecture, defining the preliminary concept, establishing payload size and performance based upon military SATCOM mission requirements.

**This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $15,000**

Required Skills:
  • Experience in analyzing/modeling radar modes, including commercial SAR, or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of system engineering experience with Space Radio Frequency (RF) & digital communication hardware design and manufacturing
  • Experience with contract labor
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Payload vs spacecraft trades and analyses
    • CONOPS trades and analyses (Orbital and constellation design)
    • Mission timeline analyses (tasking, scheduling, control and operations)
    • Mission utility analyses to quantify performance as a function of design, cost, risk and schedule
    • Requirements analysis and performance budgeting
    • Requirements development and flow down of top-level functional, operational and constraining requirements to the subsystem and hardware levels.
    • Data delivery/data chain flow trades and analyses (operations, observation payloads, communication system, and ground system)
  • Required Active Top Secret Security clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Prior experience addressing potential attrition/unplanned scope against current effort
  • Excellent communication skills and experience with presenting and reporting to customers and program offices.
  • Ability to coordinate between organizations (cross-functional teams, customers and departments). Ability to contribute to the development of new ideas and concepts, translate these ideas into executable action plans, and communicate these plans to a diverse client base.
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams to engage the client, comprehend the client's problems, develop strategic analytical products, support requirements analysis, including process and systems analyses, support the development of business and system architectures, and define actionable system requirements.
  • Knowledge of Anti-jamming communication algorithms
  • Knowledge of Antenna subsystem development (requirements analysis, performance budgeting, conceptual design)
  • End-to-end data delivery (data chain) architecture development - comm payload system function and interfaces, link design (frequency plans, data rates, coding, noise, modulation), data processing (encryption, storage, error correction and detection, packet delineation, etc.) and ground system operations
  • Knowledge of space hardness and survivability environments; spacecraft subsystems (TT&C, ADC, CDH, Thermal, Structures/Mechanisms, propulsion, Guidance and Navigation); and Launch vehicle considerations.
  • Ability to mentor and lead engineering personnel to collaborate with members of other teams to accomplish problem resolution and other tasks in a timely manner.
  • Team oriented individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience leading multi-discipline intra-company integrated product teams

Education Requirements:

Required Education:
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

Desired Education:
Masters degree in Engineering, Sciences, Math, or related STEM discipline

**U.S. Citizenship Status is requires as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems**


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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Full time
City of industry, CA 91714, US