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RF Subsystem Electrical Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Job Description:
The Electrical Subsystems Directorate (ESD) - RF Center - RF Subsystems Department is currently searching for an entry level Electrical Engineer to join the Air Warfare Systems (AWS) section who has interest in becoming a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) Guidance Section (GS) within a missile simulation Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test facility with responsibilities for the Unit Under Test (UUT). This position will participate as an Individual Contributor within the AWS Section in supporting program activities as a technical contributor and future GS SME for the AMRAAM program related to the missile test assets located in the facility. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Member of a team which is responsible for missile guidance section hardware under test and associated support equipment, as well as day to day test direction of RF simulations performed in the facility.

Involved in decisions relating to evaluating the current state of simulation support equipment.

Assist in identifying streamlined methods of performing tests, as well as identifying upgrades to equipment to increase facility stability and efficiency.

Support of software development teams evaluating software builds against various flight scenarios, as well as conduct of Formal Qualification Tests (FQTs) for software implementation associated with production and OT support.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of RF applications and RADAR theory of operations. Familiarity with computers and computer controlled test equipment is preferred. Must have good communication skills and be able to work in a dynamic team oriented environment. Ideal candidate will be process oriented and understand configuration management principles.
Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree with RF electronics experience in industry or educational course work (e.g. Antenna Theory, Design Engineering and/or Microwave Engineering) with strong technical background.

Familiarity with Radar Basic Concepts, HW/SW Integration & Test Process and Procedures.

Strong problem solving skills with ability to proactively identify alternate solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges.

Ability to prepare test related documentation with minimal oversight.
Desired Skills:

Strong technical and interpersonal skills with a desire to support enterprise initiatives.

Experience in missile simulation.

Familiarity with UNIX, RADAR theory and TM analysis techniques.

Knowledge of tactical missile hardware and software.

Computer experience associated with the operation and modification of automated test equipment software.

Experience with Automated Test Station Operation, RF seeker operation or Missile simulations and tactical missile design.
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's of Science degree required.

Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, SW Engineering, or other related technical disciplines from an ABET Accredited institution. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
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. Interested job seekers must apply online at www.raytheon.com/campus to determine if they meet qualifications for specific positions and other employment requirements.
***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

Raytheon Missile Systems

2011 sales: $5.76billion
11,900 employees
Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona
World's largest developer, producer and integrator of weapon systems
More than 1 million missiles produced since 1954
Broad weapons portfolio

Smart munitions
Kinetic kill vehicles
Directed energy weapons Customers: All U.S. military services; allied forces of more than 40 countries
Strong commitment to the global marketplace

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

About Raytheon Company

Company Description

Raytheon at a Glance

    * Chairman and CEO: William H. Swanson

    * 72,000 employees worldwide

    * $25 billion in 2010 sales

At Raytheon, we aspire to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems supplier through world-class people and technology.

Raytheon is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Raytheon is made up of the following businesses:

Integrated Defense Systems, based in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is Raytheon's leading Global Capabilities Integrator providing affordable, integrated solutions to a strong international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security

Intelligence and Information Systems, based in Garland, Texas, is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions, specializing in ground processing, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity operations, homeland security and other markets to resolve the most complex problems for our customers worldwide.

Missile Systems, based in Tucson, Arizona, designs and manufactures key weapons and critical requirements, including air-to-air, strike surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles and directed energy weapons.

Network Centric Systems, based in McKinney, Texas, develops and produces mission solutions for networking, command and control, battlespace awareness, and air traffic management.

Raytheon Professional Services, based in Dallas, Texas, is a global leader in learning services and training outsourcing. Our customers ranked us the number one outsourced training provider in HRO Magazine’s 2008 poll. We are also among the top five outsourced training providers in the Black Book HRO: Training & Learning Services.

Raytheon Technical Service Company, based in Dulles, Virginia, provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to defense, federal, international and commercial customers worldwide. We specialize in training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the Mission Support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation and counterterrorism markets.

Space and Airborne Systems, based in El Segundo, California, designs and develops integrated systems for crucial missions. Our forward-thinking technology has made us a leader among both military and civilian customers for decades.

Global Presence – with offices in 19 countries and global companies serving customers in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, Raytheon International, Inc. leads the company’s efforts to capture new overseas business, and coordinates the operations of its international locations.

Our commitment is to build an inclusive culture that recognizes uniqueness, empowers each employee values all contributions and contributors, and leverages its diverse workforce to maximize competitive advantage.