Senior Systems Engineer, Harlow, Essex, UK

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Harlow, Essex, UK

Senior System Engineer

Harlow – Hybrid model offered

Raytheon UK is looking for an enthusiastic engineer keen to progress his career by working on cutting edge technology in the Weapons and Sensors Department.

The job involves providing a UK customer with a Capability Demonstrator for a laser weapon system.

The successful candidate will join a fast-moving program with a highly motivated team operating to tight timescales.

The role is to lead the integration and verification activities to a successful conclusion prior to handing over the system to the customer and then provide support to the customer led trials.

This will involve extensive collaboration with both customer agencies and suppliers

Key attributes

Understanding of the System life cycle from receipt of requirements to providing verification evidence against those requirements.

Experience of integrating complex systems involving weapons, platforms, and communications – particularly involving land vehicle integration.

Experience of planning, executing, supporting, and reporting on, tests and trials.

Experience of working with suppliers/partners to deliver tasks.

Experience of writing System verification/validation documentation.

Willingness to travel

Desirable attributes

Generating basis of estimates for tasks – description, duration, skill set needed, and hours required.

Understanding of the use of DOOR’s for system requirement flow down.

Experience of working closely with customers as a team

Problem solving skills

Work/Life balance

Raytheon encourages employees to maintain a work /life balance that meets the business needs but allows the employee flexibility to work from home or in the office.

This role will involve travel (sometimes overseas) supporting trials and attending meetings with supplier/customers.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.
 
Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business
 
About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
 
Standard Benefits: 

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold)

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.  Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Diversity:

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,

Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers

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