Raytheon Technologies SMA Operations Research - Systems Engineer II in Tucson, Arizona
This position is for early career individuals who have less than 2 years of professional work experience and who will receive a degree during the current academic year or who received their degree within the last 18 months.
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
The Operations Research Engineer II will work within a multi-discipline team to develop and enhance weapon system concepts by using Operations Research tools and mathematical methods including, but not limited to, regression analysis, math programming (e.g., optimization), stochastic models and simulation studies. In doing so, the Operations Research Engineer II creates battlefield simulations; prepares and performs effectiveness, survivability and operational utility studies; and conducts simulation and data analysis activities to support weapon system performance trades, cost effectiveness, survivability evaluations and competitive assessments.
The Operations Research Engineer II will use existing Government and company constructive simulations as well as develop smaller math models in MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, or programing languages such as C, C++, Python, Java, or Android. This Engineer will conduct analysis to support weapon system design and trade studies, performance assessment studies and affordability studies from initial concept to fielded product and product improvement. Responsibilities also include conducting mission impact analyses, Analysis of Alternative studies and other analysis as required and to interface with senior personnel across Program areas.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Master's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM), Including specific majors: O perations Research, Math, Applied Math, Industrial Engineering, Physics, Aerospace or related scientific or STEM discipline from an ABET accredited curriculum with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA is required
Applied and/or academic experience of modeling and simulation physical systems
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:
Knowledge of the system engineering life-cycle model
Experience in the areas of data analysis and statistics especially dealing with large volumes of data
Coursework or internship experience in the following areas:
Software development processes and object oriented design using C/C++ in either Unix or Linux computing environments
Scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, or Python
Numerical computing environments such as MATLAB
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles
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.
Location: 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.
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. https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.