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Raytheon Company | Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Job Description

***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 and apply!***

Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems business is a leading provider of communication systems that provide timely and accurate information to our military forces. You will work with professionals in a culture that celebrates the contributions of its employees, in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achievement through thought and teamwork.

Raytheon offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k), paid holidays and paid time off.

Job Description:
The newly hired Electrical Engineer in this position develops, designs, and tests digital components used in satellite communication systems, solving problems in areas such as satellite waveform processing, antenna pointing, high speed user interfaces, and data management and protection. Designs will be implemented using Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).

The task may include laboratory integration, test and evaluation, and fault isolation of prototype hardware. The Engineer may also support system qualification testing, including tests involving communication with active satellites in earth orbit.

This position will be located in Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems business in Marlborough Massachusetts.

Required Education (including major):
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a BS degree program (or have completed a degree no more than 18 months prior to start date) with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related engineering or science curriculum.
  • Candidates must complete their Bachelor’s program and be available to start no later than June 2020.
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
Basic Qualifications:
  • 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.
Desired Skills/Qualifications:
  • Customer focus and collaboration skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with digital logic design.
  • Familiarity with VHDL or Verilog programming languages
  • Familiarity with Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) or Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Familiarity with simulation tools such as Modelsim or Questa, or analytical tools such as MATLAB/Simulink is a plus.
  • Previous co-op experience is a plus.
  • Experience working with computers using the Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Linux scripting experience.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience working in a lab environment with standard EE lab equipment (i.e., Vector Network Analyzers, Power Meters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, DMMs, signal sources)
  • Experience working within a team environment.
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders
  • Experience with MS Office tool suite
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, 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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