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Posted by: Raytheon on Jan 24, 2023


San Diego , CA

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United States of America
CA806: 8650 Balboa Avenue San Diego 8650 Balboa Avenue San Antonio Building, San Diego, CA, 92123 USA
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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:
As the AAW Systems Lead you will apply your experience and technical expertise and leadership skills in the planning, integration, test and activation of Anti Air Warfare (AAW) systems onboard a Zumwalt DDG 1000 Class platform.  You will direct the AAW mission are team to  perform Testing for all Raytheon and non-Raytheon equipment associated with AAW. You will be responsible to coordinate activities with government and contract personnel. Shipboard testing will be conducted on-site at San Diego CA, during ship systems activation, test, and trial periods.


The AAW Lead will function as a technical member of the Shipboard Test Team staff interacting with a variety of stakeholders including System Integration and System Test Management, Navy Agencies, Navy Labs, Zumwalt Prime Contractors and selected major vendors. This position will require 25% travel and participation in programmatic and technical reviews. This position is located in San Diego.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification 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'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Upkeep and management of the AAW systems aboard Zumwalt Class vessels.Execution of Stage testing in accordance with Platform activation schedule.Supervising a team of highly skilled AAW Engineers.Perform equipment installation, checkout, testing, reporting of results, SW, HW and FW upgrades and maintaining records as requiredCollaborate with Zumwalt shipbuilders and their vendors.Provide regular internal status reports to the Waterfront Test Team LeadershipProvide regular internal and external status updates to Navy Leadership and other Prime ContractorsEstablish and maintain relationships with the Engineering and Production Test representativesProvide underway system support for at sea events on the tactical platformDemonstrate equipment to Board of Inspectors and Survey (INSURV)Interact with the Shipbuilder, SUPSHIP, Ship's Force and outside venders on AAW issues and concerns.Perform routine climbing and lifting associated with shipboard electronic workAbility to perform work onboard a US Naval vessel in shipyard and at sea environments.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)Typically requires eight (8) years' experience with naval combatant radar systems, hardware / software integration, and test to include hands-on experience working with electrical and computer systems design, integration, and test in either a lab or field settingExperience with signal verification activities, including both analog and digital signal processingExperience with test procedure development and test conduct including the ability to safely conduct testing in a shipboard environment in an industrial environment and at seaExperience to scheduling, managing, and tracking to completion related suite of integration and test events, including RADAR systems installations and maintenanceExperience collaborating with customer using technical writing/presentation skillsThe 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:
Prior experience working with Military and Commercial Marine control systems with knowledge of their vessel security and damage control signal applications (e.g., intrusion alarms, heat, smoke & flooding signals)Familiarity with Zumwalt Ship, Navy vessels, SPY 3 RADAR, networks, and equipmentComputer, Network and Fiber Optic Certifications, Information System Networks experienceTest tools (hardware and software), Test Equipment Development experience, and Factory Test experienceLINUX and Microsoft Windows platform familiarityExperience presenting to internal & external customersExperience working in industrial and shipboard environments would be an advantage.Active secret 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.

Additional Details:

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

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Location Details

San Diego is renowned for its idyllic climate, 70 miles of pristine beaches and a dazzling array of world-class family attractions. Popular attractions include the world-famous San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California.


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.

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The salary range for this role is 94,000 USD - 196,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

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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About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With four industry-leading businesses ? Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense ? the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries in avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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