El Segundo, California

In the last few years you might have seen several amazingly beautiful images on social media of the Earth from space in exquisite detail, or perhaps images in the news forecasting the weather and reporting on natural disasters. Maybe you___ve even gazed at these images from deep space wondering when humans will journey to the farthest reaches of the universe. Behind many of these amazing images are the technologies and innovations created by the engineers at Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS). Our RIS El Segundo campus is situated in sunny Southern California, a location rich in aerospace history, we have unparalleled heritage in advanced sensing systems for space exploration, national security, and civil space programs.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. RF Engineer - Design, Integration, and Validation of Test Equipment to join the Space Test Automation team at our El Segundo, California campus to further help evolve our technology and grow our business into new domains and markets. In this role you will be responsible for the design, development, assembly, Integration & Test (I&T), and validation of RF Special Test Equipment (STE) for Space hardware and remote sensing applications.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is passionate about advances in technology, has an innovative mindset, dedicated to catalyzing continuous improvements, and enjoys proactive interaction and collaboration with multiple engineering teams and functional disciplines.

Security Clearance Requirement: An active and in-scope Secret or above level U.S. Security Clearance is required; U.S. citizenship is required due to U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Required Skills:
___ 5+ years of technical experience with RF and/or Digital systems
___ Experience working in an engineering laboratory transitioning from design to production / manufacturing performing STE hardware, software, & firmware integration and test activities through creating assembly procedures and test plans
___ Test equipment applications experience, including: Phase Noise Analyzer (PNA), Spectrum Analyzer, RF Signal Generator, Power Meter, Oscilloscope, Power Supplies, etc.
___ Generate Electrical Interconnect Diagrams (EICDs), Electrical component / RF test equipment drawings, schematics, rack layouts, and/or Design Under Test (DUT) test fixtures
___ Work collaboratively in an Integrated Product Team environment
___ Contribute, create and/or present design, manufacturing, integration and test throughout the engineering product lifecycle to internal and external stakeholders
___ Current Secret Security Clearance required (Top Secret, SSBI, and/or above level Security Clearance highly preferred)

Desired Skills:
___ Defense Space Systems experience
___ Demonstrated ability to perform test equipment trouble-shooting and failure diagnosis
___ Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices for Space Hardware
___ Experience with supporting formal reviews such as Test Readiness Review (TRR) and/or Manufacturing Readiness Review (MRR)
___ Experience in test equipment calibration, instrumentation, and environmental stimulus application (vibration and thermal profiles)
___ Understanding of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) computer architecture, interconnect/interfaces, and standard communication protocols
___ Experience developing embedded software or firmware
___ C++, Python, LabVIEW, LabVIEW FPGA, or related programming experience
___ Electronic packaging design and integration experience
___ Experience supporting the design and/or directly participating in the development of low-to-medium complexity Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs)
___ Familiar with standard engineering industry tools / applications, including: Visio, Mentor Graphics, AutoCAD and/or Test Stand

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor___s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related STEM Degree Program (Bachelor___s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, and/or RF Engineering highly preferred) with 5+ years' of relevant experience required

Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or related STEM Degree Program (Master___s Degree in Electrical Engineering. Aerospace, and/or RF Engineering highly preferred) with 3+ years' of relevant experience required

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.

El Segundo, California

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.