Job Title: Senior Hardware Engineer
Req ID: 182339BR
Location(s): Harlow

Summary of the Role

Raytheon UK is looking for an experienced and high performing Senior Engineer to join a successful Global Sensors Engineering team within the Weapons and Sensors Mission Area, creating a wide range of products including Air Traffic Management Systems, Digital GPS Anti-Jam Systems and Complex Power Solutions for our customers .

The role will be based at Raytheon___s Harlow facility and the successful candidate will report to the ATMS Engineering Section Lead.

The Senior Hardware Engineer will be able make their mark on a range of Electronic Sub Systems, and will be expected to assist in the integration of these designs into products. They will have the opportunity to support the integration of contributions from all other engineering disciplines ___ including systems, hardware, mechanical, software, safety and reliability.

Above all, this is the ideal opportunity for a self-starting senior engineer who wants to work on exciting technology and product development projects in a collaborative environment.

Main Duties:
  • Electronic product design including Digital, Analogue, RF and Power elements and development technical leadership ___ From the initial concept stage, developing these concepts through to final production and certification.
  • Working within the product hardware team and working with all other engineering disciplines throughout the design cycle, in a collaborative working and shared environment.
  • Working with the Product Design Authority to develop and shape the technical design in order to meet the requirements set during product development.
  • Interface with suppliers and industry experts.
  • Liaison with academia partners for various work packages.
  • Solving complex technical problems on new and existing Products from our portfolio.
  • Support and mentor junior engineers through their activities

Essential Skills:
  • Good knowledge of high speed digital design (up to 1GHz).
  • Experience of interfacing designs into established systems
  • Fully understand circuit operation, debug, diagnose and implement fixes.
  • Demonstrable problem solving and analytical skills, willing to take ownership as well as positively contributing within cross-disciplined teams.
  • Able to prioritise and manage their tasks to ensure all are completed to time and schedule
  • Develop hardware concepts efficiently from limited or vague customer requirements and communicate potential solutions.
  • Proven experience in technical leadership across multi-disciplined teams.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to tailor communications to level and audience at all levels.
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK, Europe and the US.
  • Eligible or current holder of SC security clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with interfacing to RF circuitry and high speed D/A /A/D conversion
  • Experience with both RF and Power development
  • Experience using the Mentor Graphics tool suite; xDX Designer, Constraints Editor, HyperLynx tools such as Signal Integrity & Power Analyser, SystemVision simulation or equivalents would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Firmware development, design and test using suitable toolsets (i.e. Xilinx Vivado, ModelSim)
  • Proven analytical skills in circuit simulation (Matlab, LT Spice).
  • Product Quality Testing and Certification.
  • Experience of working with Industry standard toolsets for requirement capture, design and task management (e.g. DOORs, Microsoft Project).

Required Education/Experience:

  • HND/ BEng/ MSc / MEng in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or similar, discipline or equivalent education and experience.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Candidates with other qualifications and relevant experience will be considered.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses ___ Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

___ 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.
___ Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
___ 6 times salary ___Life Assurance___.
___ Flexible Benefits scheme.
___ Discretionary Bonus scheme.
___ Enhanced family friendly policies.
___ 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a ___Hybrid Working Model___*
___ Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites. Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

* Our Hybrid Working Model supports flexible working arrangements on a formal or informal arrangement, considering both location and/or working hours, subject to business and customer needs. Please highlight any flexible requirements to our Recruitment team to explore the opportunities.



Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.