RF Subsystems Integration and Production Support Engineer (112069BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Raytheon Missile Systems is the world’s largest missileproducer responsible for the design, test, manufacturer, and support of weaponsystems supporting our US warfighter and international allies. Everymissile system produced by Raytheon contains a set of advanced and purposedesigned 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 thesesubsystems design, test and production.

RaytheonCompany Overview

As part of the Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD), you will be an integral part ofhelping Raytheon Missile Systems further our vision to be the global leader in coreand next-generation weapons and security solutions. By any measure,Raytheon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We pride ourselveson developing world-class talent in an inclusive atmosphere. The resultis a workforce that takes pride in the company and consistently deliverssuperior solutions.

Job Description

Theideal candidate will have knowledge in the following areas:

  • RF Seekers: design, manufacture and test
  • Novel packaging techniques to achieve minimum cost, size and weight
  • Familiarity with RF Seeker components including antennas, transmitters, receivers, and transceivers

Theposition requires frequent interaction with hardware subcontractors to overseedesign, test and manufacturing activities. Candidates will be expected toprovide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope andcomplexity, working under minimal supervision. Successful candidate shouldexpect to be immersed in a fast-paced, team-based, and challenging technicalenvironment where an individual with talent and initiative can stand out andthrive.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the integration and testing of Complex RF subsystems
  • Performing subsystem RF analyses
  • Characterizing and modeling RF signals of RF components and subsystems in simulation
  • 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

Note:This position can be an Electrical Engineer II or a Sr. Electrical Engineer I based upon theapplicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience andresponsibility requirements of the position.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to trade cost, performance, and packaging approaches for RF seekers
  • Knowledgeable in the RF hardware lifecycle from requirements definition and architecture development through integration and verification, and production support
  • Experience with any of the following tools: High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS), Advanced Design System (ADS), SystemVue, SystemVision
  • Minimum 2 years of experience supporting Production and/or Test of electrical sub-systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of RF, analog, digital, and/or mixed signal circuit design and analysis
  • Experience in Root-Cause Corrective Action investigations
  • 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 SPC methods in achieving production yield improvements

Desired Skills:

  • Experience performing electrical engineering design of CCA, RF Seeker/Sensor, or electronic subsystem including; circuit design, CCA assembly, electrical test and production support
  • FRACAS processes
  • Experience performing integration and testing of RF component, RF Seeker/Sensor, and/or RF electrical subsystem
  • Knowledge of printed circuit board fabrication and circuit card assembly processes and related industry specifications
  • Experience with any of the following tools: Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, PSPICE, System Vision, MATLAB, MathCad, IDL, Computer Simulation Technologies (CST), Microwave Design Studio, High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS) 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
  • Familiarity with missile communication transceivers and data links, inertial measurement units (IMU) and Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver subsystems
  • Experience with subsystems integration and test
  • Experience with test equipment, test automation scripting, test conduction, sensor control
  • Experience with post test flight analysis
  • Test problem investigation experience


  • 2 Years, with a B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics Or
  • 0 years with MS/MA or PhD in Engineering, Science or Mathematics
  • Major(s): Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Master’s degree preferred

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This position requires the eligibility to obtain asecurity clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a securityclearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agencyof the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearanceprocess. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegianceto the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, securityviolations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors,including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/indus_psmo-i_interim.html


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) 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. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally. Security Clearance: Secret Relocation Eligible: Yes Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering, All
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