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***Great opportunity for current graduate students or recent graduates of a graduate program. If you are not a current student or a recent graduate, please visit our other opportunities at and apply!***

**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.**

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

As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance and special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on product producibility and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically.

This opening is for an RF / Antenna Production Test Engineer in the Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business unit. This position is based in Forest, MS, and will support production and testing of Electronic Warfare (EW) Airborne Radar systems, units and modules. This individual could also support production and testing of complex electronic systems, units and modules associated with military radar and communications products. Responsibilities include test documentation, root cause analysis and resolution of test failures, maintenance of related STE (Special Test Equipment) and training of technicians.

Required Skills:
- Must have Electrical Engineering or Lab experience with an emphasis on RF and Microwave Theory or applicable course work.
- Experience with industry standard CAE (computer-aided engineering) tools for electrical engineering as well as EE lab equipment
- Familiarity with RF design tools such as ADS, Genesys, PSPICE and Mentor Expedition design Tool.
- Experience with RF Lab equipment: Network Analyzers, Signal Generator, Spectrum Analyzer and Power Meters.
- Must have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance

Desired Skills:
- Related experience as an intern or co-op or equivalent academic research/project activities demonstrating professional development and application of engineering skills.
- Applicable course work: Antennas, RF and Microwave Theory, Intro to Radars, Communication Theory and Electromagnetics II.
- Experience and skill with data collection and analysis tools such as MATLAB, MathCAD, or Mathematica
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education (including major):
Must have a MS / MA from an accredited university with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other related field by Summer 2017 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.


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.


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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