RF Communications Systems Engineer II (117774BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • 07/02/2018
Secret Engineering - Hardware / Software

Job Description

Location: Tucson Arizona Security Clearance: Secret

Do you actively seek out complex Communications problems to solve?

Would you like to work on designing, integrating, and testing communication systems for some our nation’s largest defense systems?

Do you enjoy working in dynamic teams where you share your knowledge and learn?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic “yes!” then you may be the person we’re looking for to join our innovative team as a Data Link Subsystems Engineer.The RF and Navigation Subsystems Department at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is seeking an engineer to provide Data Link expertise to sustain, extend and grow new business.Learn more below and apply today!

Job Description and Tasks:

·Perform/evaluate/demonstrate design concepts, performance trade studies, link budget analyses and developed capabilities for data link communication applications.

·Perform hardware and software Communication Architecture trade studies.

·Develop, prototype, and test data link models and communication signal processing algorithms in detailed high fidelity simulations and support hardware implementation

·Test, verify and validate communication and signal processing algorithm requirements in laboratory or field test environments.

·Provide engineering support through participation in project design reviews, peer reviews, briefings to internal leadership and external customers for all phases of missile communication development tasks.

·Support the RMS Data link product portfolio across the product development lifecycle including assisting with transition to production.

Required Skills:

·Must have a minimum of 2 years professional engineering experience with the technological aspects of communications systems design, data link hardware development, algorithm development, or digital signal processing

·Programming/Simulation experience in MATLAB, SIMULINK, C/C++, or equivalent language

·Coursework and/or experience with communication theory, digital signal processing, probability theory, stochastic signal processing, RF and electromagnetic theory.

Desired Skills:

·Master’s degree in EE, Math or Physicsin communications systems design, data link hardware development, algorithm development, and or digital signal processing.

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to develop and present comprehensive technical briefings to peers and to program and customer leadership.

·Experience with fixed point algorithm simulations for VHDL verification.

·Experience with wireless fading model simulation.

·Ability to lead multi-disciplined engineering teams in order to develop and sustain communication products across the life cycle.

·Experience with cost and schedule development for large data link development efforts.

Required Education (including Major):

·B.S.Majors: Electrical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Science Engineering

By any measure, Raytheon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We pride ourselves on developing world-class talent in an inclusive atmosphere. The result is a workforce that takes pride in the company and consistently delivers superior solutions.

U.S. Citizenship required

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position.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.Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:

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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 requirements 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 13,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally. Electrical Engineering, All, Engineering Electrical Engineering
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