Tucson, Arizona

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
Raytheon Missiles and Defense is seeking an engineering professional to work with a variety of programs as a contributor to detailed design, simulation, product development, and initial product testing.

The RF Products Department is currently searching for Electrical Engineers who have experience designing RF and Microwave hardware, including transmitters, receivers, and exciters. This role includes design and test activities that span preliminary design to integration. Products we develop support radar and datalink applications on a variety of tactical missile programs. Critical to this role will be designing for challenging mechanical constraints and extreme environments.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Design and development of transmitters, receivers or exciters.
  • Experience designing and optimizing RF circuits- either chains of components (receiver, exciter, etc.) or individual parts (filters, limiters, couplers, etc.).
  • Working in a lab to accomplish component characterization as well as module verification and integration
  • Testing and handling sensitive RF Hardware
  • Design of circuit card assemblies (CCAs) with RF or mixed signals
  • Working with interdisciplinary teams- power, digital, mechanical, etc.
  • Schematic capture and RF routing

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience to include at least 2 of the following:
    • RF design and fabrication
    • RF test and troubleshoot
    • Simulation of RF products
  • At least two (2) years of experience with any of the following tools:
    • Mentor DX Designeror equivalent
    • High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS)or equivalent
    • SystemVue/Genesysor equivalent
    • Advanced Design System (ADS) or equivalent

Qualifications We Value:
  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills with desire to continuously learn and improve
  • Ability to prepare documentation with minimal oversight
  • Solid communication and teaming skills with a focus on collaboration
  • Background in designing for manufacturability, producibility, and cost constraints. Includes yield and margin analysis
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges
  • Technical background in the following areas:
    • Cascade analysis and/or frequency planning
    • Filter design and fabrication
    • Circuit card assembly design and fabrication
    • Testing or designing RF hybrid (chip and wire) technologies
    • High speed data converter test/characterization
    • High power RF design or test experience
    • Scripting experience (Matlab or Python)
  • Some front line leadership desirable

What We Offer:
Whether you___re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America___s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature___s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson___s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.


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.

Tucson, Arizona

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.

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