Lead (Radar) Digital Design Engineer

Raytheon Annapolis Junction , MD 20701

Posted 3 months ago

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Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) has immediate and upcoming opportunities for highly motivated and experienced Senior / Lead Digital Design Engineer(s) to work on Radar Control and Radar Processor electronics product development for defense applications. Location is Annapolis Junction, but will move to our new Hanover Maryland SAS Engineering location in 2020.

You will be responsible for circuit card design and leading the hardware development of a digital signal processing subsystems designed for Airborne Applications. The selected candidate will be expected to lead diverse teams, provide technical oversight, delegate tasks, and work with the Engineering organization to establish technology roadmaps, and contribute to general innovation. In addition, the candidate will work with government personnel and programs, and define and refine requirements to validate hardware compliance. The candidate will be responsible for providing guidance, coaching, mentoring, and training to other employees within the candidate's areas of expertise. The candidate will work in the product development team environment with system, mechanical, and software engineers. This position may require occasional business related travel.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of related engineering experience focused on architecting, designing, implementing, and testing digital signal processing subsystems

  • Experience with high-speed mixed signal circuit card design and/or high-density, high-speed digital circuit card design

  • Experience with FPGAs and/or embedded processors

  • Demonstrated experience managing and presenting technical data to stakeholders and customers in design reviews and technical interchange meetings

  • Experience in bus standards protocol such as: sRIO, SpaceWire, VME, PCI, PCIe, VPX, and Gb Ethernet

  • Experience designing with Xilinx and/or Altera FPGAs

  • Knowledge of FPGA design implementation with VHDL design language

  • Possess skills to handle fast pace and dynamic product development environment; requires a strong team player with good interpersonal skills as well as excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance within one year of start date; Active clearance is preferred.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a related STEM discipline; Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering preferred.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
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Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type



Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Hardware Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

MD - Annapolis Junction

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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