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Raytheon Company | Waltham, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Job Title: University Programs: Focal Plane Array Test Engineer I

***Great opportunity for current seniors in college or recent college graduates. If you are not a current college senior, or a recent college graduate, please visit our other opportunities at apply!***

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to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

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.

Job Description:
Raytheon is seeking a detail oriented, thorough, organized and capable new graduate to join our team as an FPA product test engineer. The successful candidate will possess an interest in the application of FPA technology to fields including astronomy, earth imaging satellite applications, man portable applications, and infrared countermeasures. The individual will be responsible for performing and developing tests on focal plane array products at various levels of assembly, and contributing solutions to technical problems arising in the test of focal plane array products.

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

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of basic electronics principles, theories, concepts, and troubleshooting methods shown through course work
  • Experience using common laboratory equipment (i.e., oscilloscopes, voltmeters, signal generators)
  • Experience working within a team shown through class projects, work experience, or extracurricular activities
  • Ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Self-motivated, inquisitive, and enthusiastic
  • Knowledge of programming languages (i.e., visual basic, C#)
  • Related work experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education:

  • Must have a BS / BA from an ABET accredited university with a major in Electrical Engineering, Science, Math or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.
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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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