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Electrical Engineer
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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Job Description

Job Title: University Programs: Electrical 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 www.raytheon.com/careers and 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to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.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:
A successful candidate will be involved in the development of Receiver Exciters, Antennas and Circuit design and must be experienced in the design, analysis and simulation of RF and Microwave circuits using CAD tools. The candidate must be experienced using lab equipment in order to test RF/Microwave circuits and integrated assemblies.
The candidate must be a self-motivated, self-starter that works well within multi-disciplined teams, has strong communication skills, and drives to be successful.
Design experience in high frequency circuits ranging from baseband to millimeter wave is desired, along with experience testing and troubleshooting integrated microwave assemblies.
Candidate should be able to work from requirements to finished product, assuring robust design of circuits and assemblies.

Required Skills:

  • Related work experience or relevant coursework in RF/Microwave circuits.
  • Hands on experience in the design, analysis, development, bread?boarding, troubleshooting and testing of RF/Microwave circuits.
  • Experience in software tools including: Keysight ADS, National Instruments AWR Microwave Office, Sonnet em or comparable 2.5D/3D EM software.
  • Experience in lab equipment including: Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, and Power Meters.
  • Understanding of S-Parameters and transmission line theory.
  • Must be able to obtain an interim Secret security clearance PRIOR to starting
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in software CAD tools including AutoCAD, Keysight Genesys, and Ansys HFSS
  • Experience working with MATLAB and VBA
  • Experience with circuit board layout in Mentor Graphics, Zuken, Altium, or equivalent tools
  • Experience designing and/or working with amplifiers and knowledge of matching circuits
  • Experience working with mixers and understanding mixer spurs and products
  • Experience designing microstrip/stripline or discrete RF filters
  • Experience back-fitting measured RF data to validate design models
  • Experience with Monte Carlo analysis of manufacturing tolerances
  • Understanding of Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs) and Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)
  • Understanding of RF isolation and oscillations
  • Understanding of Stability Analysis
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education (including major): Must have a BS / BA with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

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

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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