Sr Electrical Engineer I (112118BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Raytheon Albuquerque is part of Raytheon Missile Systems’ (RMS’) Naval and Area Mission Defense (NAMD) product line, providing comprehensive expertise in high power electromagnetics (HPEM); pulsed power engineering, diagnostics and effects testing; radio frequency (RF) and particle code simulation; airborne flight test and satellite systems support and tracking; large facility operations, maintenance, and engineering; sensor development and diagnostics; control and data acquisition systems; software and automation; materials fabrication, assembly, processing and coating; quality engineering; and document production, imaging and management. Key growth opportunities include the integration of directed energy weapons with combat platforms. Raytheon Albuquerque is also a leader in development of linear accelerator technology for government and commercial applications.

Job Description: The successful candidate will develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems related to the design, integration and test of electrical subsystems that will be integrated into directed energy products. This position requires complete understanding and wide application of technical theories and concepts in the electrical engineering field and related disciplines. The candidate will work under limited supervision while determining and developing independent solutions to meet overall design objectives. This position requires frequent interaction and coordination with mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, scientists, and external customers. Using a variety of software systems and tools, the candidate will design and test high voltage power electronics, battery modules, control systems, pulsed power systems, and supporting electrical systems for directed energy products.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Electrical design of components in pulsed power and high power microwave systems
    • Microwave tubes
    • Vacuum systems
    • Oil circulation
    • Pressurized gas systems
    • Control systems
    • Platform interfaces
  • Analysis of pulsed power and high power microwave system components’ electrical performance
    • Voltage hold off
    • Current draw
    • Field strengths
    • Circuit analysis
  • Verify the electrical performance of components in pulsed power and high power microwave systems through simulation, testing and inspection

Required Education/Experience:

4+ years experience in electrical design, analysis and testing
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Desired Skills/Experience:

Specific experience in high power microwave systems, pulsed power and HPM system experimentation and data analyses, diagnostic instrumentation and vacuum equipment
Specific experience working with high voltage (greater than 5 kV) components
Master of Science or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or equivalent
Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting
Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to present material to customers
Experience with Altium, OrCad, PSpice and/or ANSYS Maxwell.
Experience in modeling, simulation, and analysis of electromagnetics and electrical circuits
Experience with printed circuit board (PCB) designs and layouts
Experience related to Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)/Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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, Engineering, All
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