Systems Engineer II

  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Hybrid (Richardson, TX, USA)
  • Nov 14, 2023
Full-time Agile Data Analysis Information Technology (IT) MATLAB Operations Python Security Clearance Systems Engineering

Job Description

Collins Aerospace is currently seeking motivated candidates for a Systems Engineer II position to support airborne platforms and ground-based systems across multiple programs. This opportunity requires individuals who can perform key system lifecycle development activities, including analysis, planning and requirements, system design, integration and systems testing, and verification/validation of mission systems. Candidates should be self-motivated and willing to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a dynamic and growing development team.

The successful candidate will be part of a distributed team composed of professionals from several disciplines and must have the ability to function well, both alone and with others, and have strong interpersonal skills. This position may require occasional travel (up to 10%.). This position does require that candidate has a final US DoD security clearance, or ability to obtain a final security clearance (US Citizenship is required) in order to access classified information.

This position is ONSITE in Richardson, TX. This position may be eligible for relocation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading and coordinating projects with cross-functional engineering teams, including technical aspects as well as program cost and schedule
  • Responsible for driving cross-discipline trade offs & design decisions working with the Discipline Chief and SMEs
  • Estimating, tracking, and communicating cost, schedule, and risk in support of Mission Engineering development activities
  • Use personal experience and best practices to identify issues, potential problems, and risk

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field or in absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements 
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and lead technical efforts spanning multiple stakeholders, and be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Capable of estimating, tracking, and communicating cost, schedule, and risk
  • Experience in concepts such as CONOPS, system tradeoffs, threat definitions, and system of system assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly build breadth into new technology areas
  • The ability to coordinate several complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to perform with minimal direct supervisory support
  • Experience with project scheduling and strategic planning
  • Experience with communicating to external customers
  • Experience with earned value management
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and application to system development
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or MATLAB
  • Experience with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) concepts and tools (CAMEO) for developing architectures and functional analysis
  • Experience with Military Operations Analysis
  • Familiarity with configuration management (GIT, subversion)
  • Ability to understand tactics as described by military experts and to represent their employment (verbally, graphically, and in simulations)

This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at Raytheon Technologies.

Minimum Program Qualifications:

To qualify for the Raytheon Technologies, Re-Empower Program, candidates should: Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application Have prior experience in functional area of interest Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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