Failure Analysis Engineer (116622BR)

  • Raytheon
  • McKinney, Texas, United States
  • 07/02/2018
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable Engineering - Hardware / Software

Job Description

Location: McKinney Texas Security Clearance: None / Not Required

Primary responsibilities include root cause failure analysis of Raytheon products including assemblies, components and manufacturing materials. Specific responsibilities include testing and diagnosing products at the component and assembly level, deprocessing and/or microsection analysis of components and assemblies for internal analysis, theoretical knowledge of various analytical tools including electrical test equipment, optical microscopes, real-time x-ray, scanning electron microscopes, chemical analysis equipment and other testing and analysis tools. The preparation of formal analysis reports will be required. Good interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills are essential. Applicant will lead team of other Raytheon engineers, technicians and subject matter experts of various engineering disciplines to resolve failures and manufacturing issues.
The candidate is expected to work on his or her own with minimal direction. The candidate will be required to multi-task and prioritize work with minimal direction. The candidate will work independently to solve problems and communicate solutions to both co-workers and program customers. Candidate will work directly with customers to clarify requirements, manage priorities and ensure the customer needs are met.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a lab environment.
  • Ability to independently author technical reports.
  • Ability to complete analysis work with exceptional problem solving skills and perform in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to work independently.
  • Experience with various lab test and analysis equipment.
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access US only data systems

Desired Skills

  • Minimum 5 years failure analysis experience.
  • Strong customer interaction skills with engineers of all levels
  • Good understanding of electrical schematics, structural analysis and materials
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).

Education Required - Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines (Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry)
MS degree in an engineering field with 3 years of experience. PHD in an engineering field with 2 years of experience.

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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