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Sr Electrical Engineer RF Antenna
Raytheon Company | Huntsville, Alabama
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Job Description:

Raytheon Missile Systems, the world leader in design, development and production of missile systems, is seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer or Senior Principal Electrical Engineer for the Electrical Subsystems Products Department – Huntsville, an organization with 70+ employees, and part of the Products and Technology Center in Tucson, AZ with 700 + employees. This organization is responsible for delivering innovative, affordable and producible products and technologies which support electrical subsystem solutions throughout the life cycle of the product.

The candidate will be responsible for antenna design, radome and antenna measurement system technology. The selected candidate will also be expected to work with diverse teams, and work with the various Engineering organizations to define requirements, complete development, and verification of the design.

Please Note: This position can be a Sr. Electrical Engineer I or Sr. Electrical Engineer II based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Required Experience and Skills:

Must be a US citizen

  • A minimum of four (four) years of applicable experience focused on designing, modeling, analyzing, and testing antennas and/or radomes
  • Proficiency with modeling & simulation tools such as HFSS, CST, and GRASP
  • Experience integrating advanced antenna systems with antenna measurement test equipment
  • Experience interfacing with receiver and exciter subsystems

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science (BS) in math, engineering, science or related technical field.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Masters of Science (MS) or PhD in electrical engineering
  • Experience interfacing with receiver and exciter subsystems
  • Experience generating antenna design technical data packages
  • Experience providing oversight for antenna manufacturers
  • Experience in RF HIL chambers, flight tables, and RF scene presentation hardware
  • Understanding of complex threat environments and battlefield CONOPS
  • Experience with datalink and telemetry systems
  • Experience with GPS systems
  • Proficiency with Python, MATLAB and/or other high level scientific programming
  • Proficiency with high performance computing (HPC) and parallel computing

This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance.

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City due to the development of rockets supporting the space program. It is the home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, and the Army’s Aviation and Missile Command on the Redstone Arsenal. Raytheon is located in the Cummings Research Park ( which is the 2nd Largest Research Park (26,000 employees) in the United States. Huntsville is the fastest growing city in the state of Alabama and boasts great infrastructure with wonderful commute times (one way commute 19 minutes). With all of the recent growth, many new developments and construction are underway close to Cummings Research Park:
Huntsville area information:
Rocket City Information
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce


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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