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Systems Engineer

Raytheon UK Stand: W28

Role: Systems Engineer
Location: Harlow
Req ID: 177991BR


The Weapons area primarily supports the design,
development, production and integration activities
associated with Weapon Systems. The Engineering Team
conducts numerous development studies and
investigation activities involving weapon performance
and platform interfacing.


There is an opportunity for someone to join the
Weapons team and contribute to its strategic
development and growth. This role is ideally suited to an
engineer with experience in the Defence industry with a
focus on future systems.


The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility and
the successful candidate will report directly to the
Systems Lead. The successful candidate will have access
to professional development opportunities and be part of
the growing Defence Business in Raytheon UK, delivering
engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to
both military and civil customers worldwide.


Main Duties:
The successful candidate will be part of the team looking
to develop future opportunities for the Weapons
business. This will include developing relationships to
form strategic alliances with other Defence Contractors.
The Systems Engineer will act as a technical interface
with potential team-mates / suppliers as well as
Customers and Internal Stakeholders.


Candidate Requirements:
• Systems engineering experience with Weapon Systems
domain knowledge and/or experience and the ability to
think clearly and in a structured fashion
• Work with the Weapons team to assist in the
implementation of our advanced weapons development
strategy. This will involve working with the Modelling and
Simulation team and other Systems Engineers
• Excellent communicator, both written and verbally –
this will be required both internally (with other functional
teams e.g. Business Development) and externally (with
Suppliers / Customers)
• Demonstrable ability to converse with the Suppliers /
Customers on a technical level and present technical
• Experience of analysing and reporting on technical
• Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
• Understanding of technical requirements and the ability
to develop Con-Ops
• Willing and able to travel throughout UK and possibly
• Degree in an engineering (or related) subject


• Experience using DOORS
• Experience of planning, estimating and defining
engineering tasks
• Understanding of ITAR
• Weapon Systems domain knowledge and/or experience
• Familiarity with principles of operation of guidance
systems, datalinks, navigation, aerodynamics and control
• Knowledge of weapon effects and explosives
• Experience in generic Systems Architecture e.g. Sys ML
• Knowledge of the certification process as part of the
overall system lifecycle.

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