Senior System Engineer for Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies
Glenrothes, Scotland
3d ago
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Job Description :

Senior Systems Engineer

Summary of Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Engineering or STEM graduate to work in a new role within the Engineering function.

Working for the engineering core function you will be an important member of the Special Response team that can be deployed across any of the business areas.

This is a newly formed team that will operate in a dynamic ever changing landscape and provide a challenging yet rewarding experience for the right individual.

This role will require an adaptable approach and developing the skills needed to meet a diverse range of engineering and technical environments.

Main Duties

The role will involve working on programmes with urgent demands, for example :

Design, development and test of products and services

Supporting bids and proposals

Supporting improvement initiatives within the function

With sites around the country, travel will be an essential requirement. However, just as important will be the ability to work effectively from your home site with excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Job Requirements :

Candidate Requirements


Experience across the systems engineering lifecycle with specific focus on requirements generation, management and traceability

Experience of specification generation to customers

Experience of tracing requirements through test plans, via evidence, to customer sell-off

Appreciation of the Systems-of-Systems concepts, and ensuring that wider Systems capabilities are being managed at Systems level.

Able to use MS Excel to analyse technical data and Word to present proposals and solutions

Experience working with other engineering disciplines

Awareness of techniques and processes for providing Basis of Estimates (BoE)

A quick learner that can swiftly analyse technically and positively contribute to Engineering deliverables

A hands-on and positive approach to problem solving, with a can-do attitude

Adaptable and willing to learn new technical skills that potentially cut across discipline boundaries

Able to work collaboratively with different team environments, but also work in isolation for periods of time with positive outcomes

Can work to tight deadlines and focuses on meeting commitments

Degree level or equivalent qualification in a STEM subject

Superior communication skills

Ability to obtain MoD SC or DV security clearance

Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to work both individually and in a team

Ability to perform under pressure

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology.

Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.

K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions.

With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Raytheon Career Development :

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits :

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

6 times salary Life Assurance’

Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme.

Enhanced sick pay scheme

Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including Maternity & Shared Parental leave.

37hr working week with an early finish on a Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).

Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.

Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold available).

Diversity :

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job.

Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council.

All Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding careers.


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