Principal Systems Engineer
Raytheon - Tucson, AZ

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Are you the very best at follow-through?

Are you a systems thinker?

Do you have a knack for knowing how to partner with people?

An established, high visibility program in the a simulation development and analysis department has an opening for a senior simulation developer and analyst.

Job Description:
As a simulation developer and analyst, your tasks will include:

Development of code architecture

Code development and documentation

Code improvement /maintenance /ticket fixes

Code verification and provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity

Develop and utilize Six Degree of Freedom (6DOF) models /simulations to assess flight performance

Prepare reports

Required Skills:
In depth knowledge of physics as it relates to guided missile design and flight

Significant 6DOF simulation development and system analysis experience

Proficient in the use of C/C++

Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment as well as work individually on tasks

Good skills with the Microsoft Office Suite, experience in the use of UNIX/Linux based workstations and mathematical tools, such as MATLAB.

Good written and oral communication skills

Experience working closely with simulation user personnel

Ability to balance implementation of software solutions with the needs of other analysts

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience, Masters and minimum of years 6 of experience, or PhD and experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Math or related fields.

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Missile Systems

2010 sales: $5.7 billion

12,400 employees

Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona

World's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems

More than 1 million missiles produced since 1954

Broad weapons portfolio


Smart munitions


Kinetic kill vehicles

Directed energy weapons

Customers: All U.S. military services; allied forces of more than 40 countries

Strong commitment to the global marketplace

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