Electro-Optical Engineer
Raytheon - Tucson, AZ

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Do you take pride in solving complex signal processing problems?

Do you have passion for developing algorithms?

Do you enjoy working in dynamic teams where you share your knowledge?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic "yes!" then you may be the person we’re looking for to join our innovative team as an

Electro-Optical Engineer


As part of the

Signal Processing Center at Raytheon Missile Systems, you will work in a teaming environment to

develop and implement algorithms to solve signal processing problems for imaging systems. Example applications include image conditioning, object detection and tracking, cross sensor platform track registration and classification, and resolved object image segmentation and characterization


Learn more below and apply today!

Responsibilities include:
Working with senior engineers to develop algorithm requirements, analyze system performance, and develop solutions to a variety of technical problems of large scope and complexity. Responsibilities may include defining metrics to evaluate competing algorithms and conducting trade studies to support algorithm down-election.

Required Education (including Major):
Minimum of B.S. degree in Math, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or Optical Science

Advanced degree (M.S. and/or Ph.D.) desired.

Required Skills:
Six (6) years of work experience with imaging systems and image processing algorithms

Knowledge of Linux and programming languages (such as C/C++, Matlab and Simulink), the Microsoft suite of products (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint).

Experience with Fourier analysis, image processing algorithms, and software debugging techniques.

Familiarity with imaging systems and hardware/software integration.

Ability to produce technical documentation including customer briefings and specifications, and work with minimal supervision.

Good communication, interpersonal, planning and scheduling skills.

Must have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:
Familiarity with Kalman filtering, real-time and embedded software systems, and with programming requirements for LINUX and Windows clusters.

Ability to apply advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts to optimize design with respect to technical, cost and schedule constraints.

Ability and desire to plan, coordinate, and lead technical team activity.

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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