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Systems Engineer

Raytheon U.K.
Essex, England, Harlow
Closing date
29 May 2024

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ob Advertisement: Systems Engineer - Weapon Systems

Are you ready to join a dynamic team at the forefront of global security technology? The Raytheon UK Weapons team has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Systems Engineer to contribute to complex and high-profile programmes. This role, based at Raytheon's Harlow facility with a hybrid work model, provides the chance to work with changing technology, grow your skills, and play a vital role in global security.

Key Highlights:

  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Work with the latest advancements in weapon systems technology.

  • Global Impact: Contribute to projects that enhance global security.

  • Professional Growth: Access professional development opportunities in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Main Duties:

  • Model, simulate, and assess weapon systems throughout the systems engineering lifecycle.

  • Support a model-based systems engineering approach to weapon system development.

  • Assist in the design development of complex systems.

  • Support model validation activities.

Candidate Requirements:


  • Demonstrable experience with MathWorks toolsets such as MATLAB and Simulink.

  • Keen analytical approach to solving complex problems.

  • Working knowledge of requirements allocation and decomposition.

  • Well-developed understanding of testing methodology for both simulations and real-world components.

  • Eligible or holder of current SC security clearance.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Systems.

  • Relevant experience in systems engineering positions.

  • Weapon Systems domain knowledge and/or experience in a similar field.

Join Us:

If you are a Systems Engineer with a passion for cutting-edge technology, a keen analytical mind, and a commitment to global security, we invite you to apply. Be part of our growing Defence Business at Raytheon UK, delivering engineering expertise to military and civil customers worldwide. Grow your career in a close-knit, multi-functional team where challenges turn into opportunities. Apply now and shape the future of weapon systems technology.


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 cybersecurity 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.

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