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Satellite Systems Engineer

Warrenton, Virginia


How do we safeguard every side of cyber for government agencies, global businesses, and even nations? By providing them with powerful technology, like patented threat detection and analytics that keeps their valuable information secure. That’s just one example of the extraordinary work you’ll do with us.

Are you ready to deliver end-to-end offensive and defensive cybersecurity solutions that protect our customers from a wide range of internal and external threats?

  • Full Time
  • Minimal (if any) travel
  • TS/SCI with Poly - Current
  • Senior Level
  • $100 - $125K salary range

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Raytheon Technologies is seeking an experienced and cleared Satellite System Engineer.

The primary responsibility includes but is not limited to: Provide Tier 2/3 network support, terminal maintenance, repair, manage spares and component repair and return process, manage equipment inventory, testing, and carrier management. In addition the right candidate will be responsible for ensuring the reliable operational readiness for all associated systems within this global satellite communications network.
The right candidate must be well versed in RF theory, communications satellite network architectures, FDMA, TDMA operations, BPSK, QAM encoding schemes and how they relate to carrier characteristics i.e EB/No; BER; satellite power and bandwidth consumption. Must be familiar with WGS and commercial satellite operations utilizing both heavy terminals, network field terminals and quick reactionary tactical systems. The right candidate will also be well versed on carrier analysis utilizing state of art digital spectrum analyzers to determine nominal carriers from distorted or irregular carriers and must understand and be able to measure/calculate C/kt, C+N/N and C+N/No as well as terminal G/T and EIRP.
Additional responsibilities include orchestrating annual field terminal characterizations utilizing existing remote capabilities as well as being responsible for status monitoring of all surrounding support infrastructure i.e. radome; equipment shelters; deicers, blowers; emergency power systems; and associated HVAC systems.

Desired Skills

• Experienced in operation/configuration of an I-direct subnets
• Experienced in OCONUS travel

Additional Requirements

• No CONUS/OCONUS travel anticipated but may be required based on customer needs
• 6 years of experience in managing satellite communications networks (RF/Satellite Systems)
• Experience with government communication networks

Required Education

• Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience
• Eight (8) years of experience can be considered in lieu of a degree for a total of sixteen (16) years of experience.

Must have TS/SCI security clearance with Poly on day one of employment and must be eligible for crossover.


Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 39,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Relocation Eligible

Ability to Telecommute
No telecommuting

Clearance Type
TS/SCI with Poly - Current

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Atmospheric/Space Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Cyber Jobs
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Technology
General Engineering
Integration & Test Engineering
Network Communications Research
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
VA - Warrenton

Raytheon Technologies 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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  • Adaptable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • Perceptive
  • Analytical
  • Insightful

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Raytheon Technologies is committed to a culture focused on our values – including our strong commitment to integrity, ethics and full compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Career Path

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  • Offensive/Defensive Cyber leads to Cyber Infrastructure & Development.
  • Cyber Infrastructure & Development end of path

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”My leadership and colleagues at Raytheon Technologies are among the most professional and accomplished people I have ever encountered. I made a commitment to myself to build a career at the intersection of program management and cybersecurity. Raytheon Technologies provides the opportunity to keep this commitment, continuing to serve my country as a member of a team that is tackling the nation’s most critical cybersecurity challenges. Raytheon Technologies’ values of Trust, Respect, Accountability, Collaboration and Innovation are clear and evident, demonstrated in the company’s palpable commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.”

– Byron L.


  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    3% Company Match, Immediately Vested

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Great Education/Certification Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision HAS.

  • Paid Time Off

  • Flex-time

    At RI&S, we’re closely aligned and focused on creating a more flexible work environment with onsite as well as remote and hybrid options to fit schedules and job responsibilities. For us, workplace flexibility is more than remote work — it’s adapting to our employees’ and business’s needs with regards to how, when, and where the work is done.

  • Awards & Recognition

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