Missiles Flight Safety Systems Fellow, Tucson, AZ

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Tucson, Arizona

Job Description:

Are you a recognized expert with experience leading teams in the design, development and validation of Flight Safety Systems for missile systems?

Do you thrive by developing solutions to solve complex problems in the field of Flight Safety Systems for complex missile systems?

Are you a result oriented professional with exceptional ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness?

Do you have the leadership, willingness, enthusiasm, motivation, and initiative skills to mentor and partner with people and programs?

If your answers are yes, we want to learn more about you!

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture

Job Summary:

The Energetics and Propulsion (E&P) Department of the Effectors and Ground Equipment Center, Mechanical Product Team wants to learn more about you! The Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD), Tucson, AZ, facility is searching for an Engineering Fellow in Flight Safety Systems (FSS) designed to terminate thrust of missile systems. The qualified candidate will have experience in FSS architecture with a demonstrated knowledge based in fuzes, destructive devices (e.g., linear shape charges, line cutters, explosive bolts, bulk charge, etc.), batteries, and electronic devices (i.e., antennas, receiver, controllers, cabling, etc.). Expertise in requirement documents developed by the range commander council (RCC 319) is also desired.

The E&P department has the responsibility to provide, develop and maintain performance simulations for all missiles system products in Air Warfare, Counter-UAS, Hypersonics, Land Warfare, Missile Defense, Naval Warfare, and support new business initiatives. Responsibilities within E&P will also include but not limited to: (1) Road map development for conventional and autonomous FSS; (2) Design of complex missile system configuration and their environments; and (3) Pre-flight/storage, flight interception, post flight including verification and validation.

E&P Fellows are demonstrated industry leaders, versatile, innovative, and eager to share their knowledge.

We value diverse skills and experience, and your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we would welcome your application.

Learn more and apply today to discuss your future within RMD! 


Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Engineering Fellow in FSS will serve as a strategic leader who will define where a program or product line is heading or needs to go, while considering the technical and programmatic aspects of how to get there. The Fellow must then drive the execution of that strategy across multiple programs.
Strong advocate for technical integrity across multiple programs and product lines.
The Fellow will be viewed as an expert and serve as a subject matter expert to the organization in determining and developing required technologies to achieve organization growth objectives in the area of FSS related design and analysis.
Technical lead in a team environment on diverse projects, providing independently determined solutions for missile system FSS design, performance assessment, flight test support, trade studies and analysis.
Mentors engineers.
Works independently or through leadership of teams to solve the hardest system challenges.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Bachelor’s in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) (Engineering or natural or physical sciences, mathematics, or physics)
Typically requires bachelor’s degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience OR an advanced degree and 10 years of relevant experience
Twelve (12) years’ experience with Flight Safety Systems (FSS)
Experience in FSS (Flight Safety Systems) architecture with any demonstrated knowledge in fuzes, destructive devices (e.g., linear shape charges, line cutters, explosive bolts, bulk charge, etc.), batteries, and electronic devices (i.e., antennas, receiver, controllers, cabling, etc.). such as designed to terminate thrust of missile systems.
Author of intellectual property (patent disclosures) or conference/journal publications in a modeling, simulation, or analysis technical area within the past ten (10) years.
Provided engineering support for programs through participation in project design reviews and/or peer reviews, including preparing/delivering technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers.
Must be willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ (relocation package available).
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines.  ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
Recognized technical authority in modeling, simulation, and analysis of FSS.
High level of analytical ability to drive technical solutions.
Well known with established relationships in industry.
Proven knowledge of fundamental concepts, with high level of analytical ability to drive technical solutions.
Ability to actively participate in definition of team objectives and provide solutions to complex technical tasks.
A strategic leader who does not operate in a silo but can think about where a program or product line is heading or needs to go, while considering the technical aspects of how to get us there.
Mentor, champion of respect, diversity and ethics. 
Complementary expertise in the areas of target vulnerability, materials and processing, fuzing, propulsion, manufacturing, production, hardware design and test.
Business development experience including technical and cost proposal preparation.
Familiarity with defense product lifecycles.
Excellent verbal and written communications with internal and/or external customers and team members.
Current Secret or Top Secret Department of Defense Clearance.

What We Offer:
Whether you’re 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.

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 America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.)

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 (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding.

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.

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