Sr. RF Subsystems Integration And Production Support Engineer I

Raytheon Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Responsibilities

Missile Systems is the world's largest missile producer responsible for the design, test, manufacturer, and support of weapon systems supporting our US warfighter and international allies. Every missile system contains a set of advanced and purpose designed electrical subsystems. These enable the guidance, navigation, signal processing, target detection and tracking system functions. The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD) is responsible for all aspects of these subsystems design, test and production.

The Strategic and Naval Systems (SNS) department with the Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD) Subsystems Center (SSC) is currently searching for an Electrical Engineer with experience in RF Subsystems Integration and Production Support. The SNS product line offers a complete family of mission solutions to the United States military and allies around the world. Our products, technology and people have made Missile Systems the preferred provider of mission defense systems and the leader in naval air defense. Our products include the SM-3 Interceptor which destroys short to intermediate range ballistic missiles, the SM-6 Missile which destroys cruise missiles and ballistic missiles in their final stage of flight from land or at sea, and Kill Vehicles which use sensors, lenses and rocket thrusters to pick out warheads, steer into their paths and destroy long-range ballistic missiles in space.

We are looking for candidates willing to collaborate and coordinate with Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, and other Engineering disciplines to resolve issue that may arise during production, testing, and integration. Qualified candidate must have experience with digital, analog and/or RF test and debug of complex circuit card assemblies and/or RF circuits and subsystems. Knowledge of complex circuit card assemblies and electrical engineering skills (digital and/or analog) preferred.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshooting hardware and process issues down to CCA and component levels

  • Resolution of issues on production lines and in testing (including suppliers)

  • Failure analysis / root cause determination and corrective action implementation

  • Identifying and instantiating circuit card and subassembly design updates

  • Working with a multi-disciplined Integrated Product Team to support production deliveries

Location: Tucson, AZ. Some travel to suppliers may be required.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years of engineering experience

  • Knowledge of RF, analog, digital and/or mixed signal circuit design and/or analysis

  • Experience in analysis, test, measurement and/or integration of RF products/systems

  • U.S Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience performing electrical engineering design of CCA, EO or RF Seeker/Sensor, or electronic subsystem including; circuit design, CCA assembly, mechanical packaging of RF circuits, electrical test and production support

  • Knowledge of RF design and development experience of transmitters, receivers, and exciters.

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and technical skills with a desire to support enterprise initiatives

  • Ability to perform trade studies to optimize system performance

  • Experience utilizing Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Phase Noise Systems, Oscilloscopes, and related devices to troubleshoot hardware defects.

  • Knowledge of printed circuit board fabrication and circuit card assembly processes and related industry specifications

  • Experience with any of the following tools: Mentor Graphics Designer, PSPICE, System Vision, MATLAB, Mathcad, IDL, Computer Simulation Technologies (CST), Microwave Design Studio, High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS). SystemVue and Advanced Design System (ADS).

  • Leadership of small technical teams, including technical oversight and direction, cost estimation, tracking& reporting, coordination and preparation of detailed technical team reports

  • Experience in balancing technical rigor with cost and schedule constraints, and the ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-engineering personnel and management.

  • Familiarity with missile communication transceivers and data links, inertial measurement units (IMU) and Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver subsystems

  • Experience as a Cost Account Manager (CAM)

  • Experience with qualification and/or design verification activities, including generation of test plans, execution, and documentation of results.

  • Experience with test equipment, test automation scripting, test conduction, sensor control

  • Experience with posttest flight analysis

  • Test problem investigation experience

  • Knowledge and experience proposing and implementing Engineering Change Notices

  • Experience in resolving production issues with suppliers and sub-tier suppliers

  • Technical writing and formal presentation experience

  • Experience in applying Statistical Process Control (SPC) methods in achieving production yield improvements

  • Experience with characterizing and modeling RF signals of RF components and subsystems in simulation

  • Experience working in a fast paced production environment, with the ability to quickly address urgent issues, balance priorities, and maintain progress on larger work efforts.

  • Experience in Root-Cause Corrective Action investigations

Education:

B.S Degree in Electrical Engineering or related STEM degree

Security: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance, up to and including Special Access Programs. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
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Business Unit Profile

Missile Systems is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. MS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible

Yes

Clearance Type

Secret

Expertise

Electrical Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

AZ - Tucson

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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