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Electrical Engineer
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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Job Description

The Test Systems Solutions Center (TSSC) applies a systems approach to provide total test solutions that ensure the quality of Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) products. The TSSC uses common platforms and processes to design/develop production, depot and engineering test stations. Opportunities include:

  • Domestic and international travel
  • Innovative rapid prototyping
  • Supporting live-fire testing of our products
  • Designing, developing or using commercial software for simulation and test equipment environments
  • Designing, developing or integrating methods and equipment to effectively test systems.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will provide Electrical Engineering support as a member of a multi-disciplined team composed of various engineering disciplines (Electrical, Software, Mechanical, Firmware/Configurable Logic, etc). The team will be responsible for performing design, development and integration of RMS test products within the Test Systems Solution Center (TSSC).

The candidate will be responsible for any one or all of the following for a given test system:

  1. Assisting in defining and documenting test requirements.
  2. Defining system architecture (block diagrams, design concepts, etc).
  3. Developing detailed designs and drawings (including interconnects, cables, circuit card assemblies, rack mounted electrical enclosures, etc).
  4. Trade-studies and selection of commercial off the shelf (COTS) components and equipment.
  5. Working with drafters to document and release drawings.
  6. Supporting design reviews with customers and management at various phases of the design process.
  7. Providing oversight to technicians during hardware assembly and installation
  8. Testing/verification of completed designs.
  9. Design, development, integrate, test, and/or maintain test application software for TSSC.

Other tasks may include updating or adding to existing Test Systems, or providing support to maintain operation of existing Test Systems (diagnosing failures, updates based on improved technology or requirements changes, etc). All efforts by the candidate will be performed while managing the technical, budget, and schedule considerations for their assigned projects. The qualified candidate will also be expected to conform to a process driven environment following procedures and practices established to guide an engineer through the different phases of test equipment implementation including design, fabrication, documentation, and support.

Required Skills:

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • The candidate should possess excellent engineering skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills as well as strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and able to manage personal workload with a demonstrated ability to manage time and resources to meet assigned deadlines

Desired Skills:

  • Self-starter and able to manage workload to meet assigned deadlines
  • Experience with:
    • technical writing and formal presentation experience
    • automated test equipment development
    • mass interconnect solutions commonly used in test environments (VPC, Mac-Panel, etc)
    • common industry-standard digital interfaces and protocols (TTL, RS422, CAN BUS, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, etc)
    • modular hardware architectures commonly used for automated test (PCI, PXI, VXI, LXI, etc)
    • computer architecture and computer hardware optimization techniques
    • the development and integration of software drivers for the operation of computer hardware interfaces
    • developing automated test systems
    • C#, C++, or C related Visual Studio
    • laboratory test instrumentation, electronics and software (experience with NI VISA, NI Measurement and Automation Explorer, or NI Switch Executive is preferred)
    • developing requirements for software products andusing model based design and the Unified Modeling Language (UML) to visualize software architecture and design.
Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM);
  • Degree must have graduated in the past 18 months.
***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition***

The job title for a Bachelor of Science degree is an Electrical Engineer I (G06)

Desired Education (including Major):

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

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.


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

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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