Senior Systems Engineer (WSI) at Raytheon Technologies (Indianapolis, IN)

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The position you are applying for is with Vertex Technology & Training Solutions which was formerly Raytheon Global Training & Logistics. The Vertex Company acquired Raytheon Global Training & Logistics in December 2021.


The Vertex Company is a services solutions provider that operates as a federal government prime contractor. With over 7,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide, the Mississippi-based company offers vertically integrated solutions for defense and commercial customers.

Delivering integrated turnkey lifecycle support from concept definition, to engineering and manufacturing, through end of life support of complex systems and platforms, Vertex offerings include all levels of aviation maintenance, worldwide contractor logistics support, systems engineering and integration, specialized onsite mission execution, high consequence training programs for defense and commercial customers, and integrated supply-chain solutions. Over our 50 year history, we have perfected the balance of cost, schedule, and performance to offer high-quality solutions that consistently exceed customer requirements.

The Vertex Company is a Federal Contractor and must comply with Federal mandates. All employees may be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of continued employment. A medical or religious accommodation may be granted on a case-by-case basis. In order for an accommodation to be considered, you must submit the COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation Request form.

Vertex is a portfolio company of American Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30 year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world class businesses (

Position Scope and Charter:

Vertex is growing! The Senior Systems Engineer will join our Systems Engineering team in Indianapolis, IN, supporting programs in next-generation avionics and weapon system integration to address our customer's needs for rapid capability integration that provide superior combat relevance and readiness across the airborne fleet via integrated sense, control, employment, and deployment solutions. We develop innovative Weapon System Integration (WSI) solutions for the airborne warfighter to address current and emerging threat environments. The ideal candidate embraces modern development processes and techniques that improve product quality and team productivity. We are looking for engineers that enjoy a challenge and have a passion to support our DoD customers and international allies. Our Indianapolis facility also supports a variety of other product lines serving multiple DoD customers providing the opportunity to work on a diverse set of programs and roles supporting the continued advancement of your career.

Typical Duties:

The Senior Systems Engineer provides program support throughout the development life cycle, from concept development, requirements definition, functional analysis, design review support, system implementation, integration, verification, and validation. The Senior Systems Engineer will work within a cross-functional Integrated Product Team (IPT), where strong communication and team building skills are critical to success. The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the decomposition of customer specifications and system level requirements into sub-system requirements and generate verification criteria and plan for the requirements. Additionally, the Senior Systems Engineer will assist with technical planning, trade studies, technical analysis, system integration, verification, and validation.

Required Skills:
• Experience with development, integration and test of military avionics systems or similarly complex systems.
• Experience with requirements development, hardware and software integration, and requirements verification.
• Experience with test execution including test plan and procedure development
• Experience creating Trade Studies and analyzing technical data.
• Experience applying technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to solve problems.
• Experience providing leadership, technical direction, and guidance to multi-discipline teams.
• Strong communication skills and ability to effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders.
• Strong accountability with the ability to work autonomously to deliver high quality work products on-schedule.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain an Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Desired Skills:
• Experience with Agile or DevOps software development.
• Project management experience including cost, schedule, supplier management, risk, and opportunity assessment.
• Experience implementing performance requirements (i.e. -ilities) such as Reliability, Testability, Maintainability, Producibility, and System/Software Safety.
• Experience with Design to Unit Production Cost (DTUPC) and Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA).
• Experience using IBM DOORS Next Generation (DNG) and Rational Quality Manager (RQM) for requirements management and verification.
• Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering methods, tools, and languages.
• Experience with DoD open systems architectures and protocols (FACE, SOSA, MOSA, WOSA, etc.)
• Experience working with government customers including the US Army, US Navy, USMC and/or USAF.
• Experience with US Government airworthiness processes (ex. MIL-HDBK-516, EDRAP) and certification boards.
• Knowledge and experience working with Industry and Government Standards such as: DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, DO-254, DO-178, MIL-STD-1553, MIL-STD-1760, and Universal Armament Interface (UAI).

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline
• At least five years of related engineering experience in systems, software, or hardware engineering

Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project

management. Practical to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

Typically requires a degree in Science,Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
More Information on Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Raytheon Technologies was founded in 2020. It has 27 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Raytheon Technologies, click here.
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