Acoustic Systems Engineer – Principal Investigator


John Clarke Road Middletwn, RI

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United States of America


RI201: 127 John Clarke Road Middletwn 127 John Clarke Road Suite 3, Middletown, RI, 02842 USA

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Who we are

BBN Technologies is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with experience capturing contracts and leading teams developing cutting edge solutions to join their Physical Sciences & Systems business unit located just outside Newport, Rhode Island.

What will you do?

The effective candidate will have experience both capturing pursuits and bringing the programs vision to reality including technical leadership and execution. As a principal investigator you’ll be expected to develop concepts with government R&D customers and acquire contract funding to support bringing them to reality. The ideal candidate will have a diverse background in system design; software development; underwater acoustic systems, and signal processing.

What you will need

  • Active US Government Secret security clearance.
  • At least 10 years of relevant DoD industry experience in area of expertise.
  • History of winning contract work from Gov’t R&D organizations; and a plan to be successful
  • Experience guiding capture and proposal activities.
  • Technical leadership on programs from system concept design through first prototype.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Position may require some amount of overnight travel

Why us?

Raytheon BBN is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, and competitive benefits package. In addition to protecting your and your family’s health and well-being, we also offer important financial and family friendly benefits to meet your needs.

Our Work/Life benefits include – Paid Parental Leave – Adoption Assistance – Auto and Home Insurance – Child/Elder Back Up Care – College Coach – Retirement Planning Services – Flexible Work Arrangements - Legal Services – LifeResources – Employee Discount Program – Educational Assistance – Transportation Benefits – and Wellness Reward.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Government security clearance as of day one of employment.

Relocation Eligible - Yes

ERIP Eligible Yes. Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

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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