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Raytheon Company | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description:

The Systems Test Directorate vision is to be a world class leader in driving Test Affordability through the systematic application of Systems Engineering principles while ensuring an Operationally Relevant Product is delivered to the War Fighter.

This is an internship opportunity for summer 2017 for an engineering student attending the University of Arizona. Part time (20 hour/week) year round employment may be offered at the conclusion of the summer.

·Do you enjoy working with your hands on mechanical hardware and electrical instruments?

·Are you energized by working with teams?

As a Technical Support Engineer Intern, the candidate will perform a variety of technical tasks in the field of environmental test and will oversee the operation of commercial environmental test equipment in support of engineering development programs.The candidate will work with multidiscipline teams to perform hands on environmental testing.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


Environmental Test (ET) is an engineering organization that supports most engineering programs across Raytheon Missile Systems.The organization provides test capability for every phase of the product life cycle from prototype to production.Environmental testing includes mechanical shock, electrodynamic vibration, salt fog and climatic environments such as temperature, humidity, and altitude.

The Technical Support Engineer Intern is responsible for executing a variety of environmental tests while collaborating in a team environment with fellow ET Support Engineers, ET Test Engineers, and internal customers.The Technical Support Engineer Intern is responsible for all aspects of the test including setup, control, monitoring, and data collection.As needed, the support engineer intern will perform troubleshooting of both the equipment and test setup.The candidate will work with the team to determine the best methods for implementing tests to meet customer requirements.The Technical Support Engineer Intern will report to the Environmental Test Operations Manager within the Systems Test Directorate.The candidate will work in a Multi-Program Closed Area.

Responsibilities Include:

·Performing the set up and operation of mechanical shock test and electrodynamic vibration test systems.

·Performing the set up and operation of climatic environmental chambers in support of testing for temperature, humidity, altitude and Highly Accelerated Life Tests (HALT).

·Performing the set up and programming of all control and data acquisition systems as well as the selection, placement, and operation of all instrumentation, signal conditioning, and data acquisition systems.

·Overseeing the execution of various vibration test methods including random, sine, shock, sine-on-random, random-on-random and drop shock, as defined in Mil-Std-810.

·Safeguarding of classified/proprietary material, hardware and documentation.

Required Skills:

·U.S. Citizenship is required

·High situational awareness and ability to effectively work multiple projects simultaneously

·Good communication and teaming skills to work with diverse groups and customers

·Experience working with mechanical hardware and electronic systems

·Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft office tools including:MS Word and MS Excel.

·Experience troubleshooting computers, networks, and servers.

·This position requires the ability to obtain a DOD Secret security clearance.

Desired Skills:

·Hands on mechanical, electrical, and computer skills

·Technical writing experience

The ideal candidate is a motivated hands-on, self-starter who cheerfully accepts work assignments and diligently drives to complete them. They are creative and innovative, possessing coordination, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Required Education:

Successful candidate must be in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science or a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field from the University of Arizona with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

ST02 (Sophomore Technical Intern) - must have completed 30 hours of college
ST03 (Junior Technical Intern) - must have completed 60 hours of college
ST04 (Senior Technical Intern) - must have completed 90 hours of college
ST05- (Post-Graduate Technical Intern) - must have an undergraduate degree, and currently seeking a graduate 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.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

93474BR 93474
Requisition ID 93474BR
Date updated 02/24/2017
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement 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 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

Type Of Job

Administrative Services

Work Location
AZ - Tucson

About Raytheon Company

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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