RF Communications Field Engineer (G08) (107144BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Sunnyvale, California, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST) seeks a field engineer who will be responsible for integration, test, calibration and deployment of SIGINT systems on government airborne platforms. This field engineer will collaborate with customers, and other RAST engineers to develop new systems and Concepts of Operations as well as troubleshoot and maintain existing systems. In addition, this field engineer will lead and perform the installation and field test of new technology systems while deployed CONUS or OCONUS to ensure customer mission success.

The successful candidate will be able to:

·Understand customer objectives and systems developed to date

·Plan and execute test, calibration and flight test activities, and system deployment efforts

·Install and operate payload and test equipment

·Provide RF engineering expertise and support

·Provide technical, system operation and training support at operations centers

·Maintain customer focus throughout the integration, test, calibration, flight test and system deployment efforts, including operations and maintenance activities

·Travel 50% time, CONUS and/or OCONUS.

Required Skills:

·4+ years of experience in engineering development and field testing in the area of wireless communications intelligence or a closely related field

·2+ years of experience in systems development, integration, test, deployment, and field engineering support of SIGINT systems on manned and/or unmanned airborne platforms

·Practical experience and knowledge in RF engineering and antennas for airborne communications and signal processing systems

·Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, especially working with external customers

·Willing and able to travel 50% time, CONUS and OCONUS

·Active Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Desired Skills:

·Experience working with the intelligence community

·Understanding of wireless communications signal processing including the following areas: antennas, propagation, receivers, modulation and demodulation, direction finding and 2G, 3G and 4G wireless standards/protocols (e.g. GSM, GPRS, CDMA, EVDO, WCDMA, LTE)

·Experience and knowledge of DF and geolocation techniques

·Experience as an individual contributor and technical lead in all phases of systems/product development life cycle

·Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities

·Active TS/SCI clearance

Required Education:

·BS Electrical Engineering, or related STEM degree

Desired Education:

·MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons


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 Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

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