Radar Signal Processing Engineer – Raytheon

PositionRadar Signal Processing Engineer
Contact Type
Job Ref0000014
LocationTucson, Arizona Area

Job Description

Do you actively seek out complex radar signal processing problems to solve? 

Are you an innately inquisitive person and have a permanent sense that things aren’t quite good enough? 

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

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 a Radar Signal Processing Engineer.  The Signal Processing Center at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is seeking an engineer to provide Radar Signal Processing expertise to sustain, extend and grow new business.Occasional travel is required.

  • Working in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and Matlab, to develop, prototype, and test radar sensor models and radar signal processing algorithms
  •     Working in anechoic chamber and field test environments to test, verify, and validate radar sensor
  •     Working in all phases of missile radar development from program start up to live fire test, to provide engineering support by participating in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers

Desired Skills and Experience


  •     Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics
  •     Four (4) years of experience in radar, communications, or RF design, or two (2) years of radar systems analysis or signal processing
  •     Working knowledge of Matlab and C/C++ programming languages
  •     Two (2) years of experience running and modifying tactical simulations, including embedded tactical code
  •     Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to develop and present a comprehensive technical briefing
  •     Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD issued Secret Security clearance.
  •     Must pass a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

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.  Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.  Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.