Jacksonville, Florida

Raytheon RIS is seeking a Principal / Lead Depot Support Engineer to support a jointly run repair depot between the Navy and Raytheon to conduct the repairs of a variety of airborne Radar and turreted Electro-Optical, Infra-Red (EO/IR) Sensor and Systems.

This interdisciplinary engineering position requires an array of technical competencies in EO/IR Systems hardware and software, aircraft avionics and military flight-line environment as well as personality traits that enable one to respond effectively to dynamic conditions.

Primary Responsibilities: A successful candidate for the Electro-Optical Principal Systems Engineer position will act as the lead representative for all depot repair activity. This depot support lead will be responsible for communicating frequently with program management and IPT leads, operations, engineering, mission assurance, and supply chain across multiple programs. The lead will be responsible for reporting partner and/or customer sentiments, system performance/availability, maintenance activities/issues, repair status, and supply support/spares status.

The lead support engineer will be responsible for working with Navy Civilian management to meet performance metrics and schedule for Raytheon products across multiple programs.

This engineer will lead a team of Raytheon employees at two sites to resolve technical issues on sensor systems and associated support equipment in accordance with the product technical data and the customer___s specifications. This team provides technical, logistics, and/or material support for 55-60 Navy Civilian artisans. The team is also responsible for ensuring that all necessary inspection, maintenance, repair and modification activities are performed and recorded in the appropriate management information system.

The position is based Jacksonville, Florida and is considered Mission Essential for depot repair for Raytheon.

Required Experience and Abilities:

  • 8 or more years of EO/IR hardware engineering/maintenance or hardware/software/system administration experience

  • Ability to balance and prioritize the needs of multiple internal customers.

  • Ability to lead a small team in a challenging military depot environment.

  • Possess communication skills needed for problem resolution with customer, contractors and vendors.

  • Ability to work independently without appreciable direction.

  • Represent the organization as the prime technical contact regarding depot repair activity.

  • Ability to interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters, often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Must be able to obtain or currently possess a Secret Clearance

Desired Experience and Abilities:

  • 16+ years___ experience in EO/IR Systems Integration, Test and Operational Maintenance.

  • Expertise typically gained through 8 or more years of hardware/software/system administration experience including ground station support and system administration experience.

Required Education: Bachelor___s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Field, may not substitute experience for education.

Special Work Requirements: Working rotating shifts may be required. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.


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.

Jacksonville, Florida

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