Systems Modelling and Simulation Engineer

Raytheon U.K.
Harlow, Essex
04 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Job Type

Summary of Role
The Weapons Team supports the design, development, production and integration activities associated with the Paveway® IV Weapon System.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an engineer to join the Weapons Team as a Modelling and Simulation Engineer, specifically supporting the internal research and development programmes currently in place and the development of future areas of study.
The successful applicant will also be required to support other areas of the Raytheon business.

The role will be based at Raytheon’s Harlow facility and the successful applicant will report directly to the Future Systems Lead.

Main Duties

The successful applicant will participate in specific areas of study that are focussed on the development of novel technologies from low TRL through the product lifecycle. This would include qualification, production and capability enhancements.

There will be opportunities to form strategic alliances with other Defence Contractors in order to execute the role. As such, the successful candidate shall be expected to provide a technical interface with potential team-mates / suppliers.

Candidate Requirements


• Degree in an engineering (or related) subject and possess a good grounding in maths / physics
• The successful candidate shall be experienced with MATLAB, Simulink (desirable) and have general programming skills.
• Experience in Systems Engineering and its application including requirements capture and generation of test specifications and test reports
• A proven problem solver with strong technical and analytical ability
• Able to converse with the Suppliers / Customers on a technical and programme level
• Excellent communicator, both written and verbally
• Experience of analysing and reporting on technical data
• Be prepared to work away from Harlow for up to 3 days per fortnight
• Must be eligible for UK DV Clearance.

• Experience in generic Systems Architecture, Sys ML and DOORS
• Experience at presenting technical data to Stakeholders.
• Knowledge of the certification process as part of the overall system lifecycle.
• Experience of planning, estimating and defining engineering tasks
• Digital signal processing experience

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 holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
• 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available at others


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), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in.


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