Sr. Electrical Engineer II - Safety Configurable Logic Designer (116611BR)

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

Job Description

Location: Tucson Arizona Security Clearance: Secret This position is in the Energetics and Propulsion Department of the Mechanical Subsystems Directorate. This organization is responsible for the full spectrum of warhead fuzing, rocket motor ignition and all other weapon initiation safety systems technology. The need is for a developer of safety algorithms for fuzing and motor ignition, including: architectures, top level design concepts, requirements, design, and implementation.

Note: This position can be Salary Grade G09 (Sr. Electrical Engineer II) or Salary Grade G10 (Principal Electrical Engineer) based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

The successful candidate will have working knowledge and experience in:
  • Safety Standards: MIL-STD-1901, MIL-STD-1316, JOTP-50, JOTP-51, JOTP-52, and JOTP-53.
  • GNC: System acceleration, velocity, distance calculations, determination of environmental and system physical effects on dynamic systems
  • Electronics: Development of analog and digital subsystems for safety, signal conditioning, sampling and filtering systems
  • Binary logic/configurable logic, implementation of guidance algorithms into digital domain, ability to decompose requirements to a physical realization and convert physical requirements to a binary structure
  • System requirement generation and decomposition into realizable systems
  • Apply or develop advanced fuzing technologies using scientific principles, theories and concepts to the weapon initiation systems for implementation into missile systems and space vehicles
  • Support the Safety Engineering organization by performing insensitive munitions and safety analyses and as needed and coordinate with the Government safety review boards
  • Frequently interface with the Customer to identify user needs
  • If required, manage the subcontract suppliers to specify and deliver required subsystem components on schedule and on budget
  • Design, analyze, test and evaluate safety systems
  • Develop Statements-of-Work (SOWs)
  • Develop Critical Item Development Specifications (CIDS)
  • Support fact-finding and contract negotiations
  • Test data reduction
  • Generate fuze performance data files for use in performance assessments and requirements compliance
  • Supporting the generation of safety analyses as required to support safety organization requests
  • Ensure technical rigor and depth of all deliverables

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in circuit and configurable logic design and analysis, and safety systems engineering or equivalent
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Developing Binary logic/configurable logic
    • Developing Guidance algorithms into digital domain solutions
    • Ability to decompose requirements to a physical realization and convert physical requirements to a binary structure
  • Engineering design experience in development projects
  • Safety Subsystem Design & Analyses
  • Design or analysis of Electronic Safety Circuits
  • Insensitive Munitions mitigation technology (design, materials)
  • Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Power Point & Project) Experience
  • Project Management as applied to team interaction and deliverables
  • Must be willing to travel to suppliers and government facilities
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Education Requirement, including major:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Eight (8) to 10 years of directly related experience in safety algorithm design, and fuzing safety subsystems
  • Experience in the technical management of subcontracts on Government programs
  • Project engineering skills and experience using Earned Value Management System
  • Knowledge of P-Spice Simulation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Initiation and Firing Train Design, Analysis and testing
  • An advanced engineering degree

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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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. With over 14,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally, RMS is headquartered in Tucson Arizona, and generated 6.6 billion in 2013 revenues. Electrical Engineering, General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Systems Engineering, All, Engineering Electrical Engineering, General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Systems Engineering
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