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Sr RF Electrical Engineer II
Raytheon Company | Aurora, Colorado
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Job Description

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Colorado? Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

Our facility in Aurora, CO offers amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, cafeteria, collaboration rooms and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, we provide employee appreciation lunches, bonus opportunities, and great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few. Click here to view a brief video and learn more:

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, including a large presence in Aurora, CO. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus of up to 40k for a candidate with a current TS/SCI that can be verified and hired at Raytheon.

Job Description:
Raytheon IIS seeks a qualified Electrical Engineer to provide support to our ground antenna hardware engineering team. The Electrical Engineer will support development for new work and troubleshooting of existing operational antenna ground system assets. Efforts will include assessing new products and technologies and developing and implementing appropriate HW solutions across multiple systems and platforms, and in some cases providing subject matter expertise to the subcontract management team. An active US Government TS/SCI clearance is required as of day one for this position (US Citizenship required).

Responsibilities of this position included, but are not limited to:
  • Perform hardware RF/Electrical Engineering design and analyses of electrical systems (e.g., link analyses, gain distributions, distortion parameter allocations, architecture trades) to meet requirements
  • Prepare hardware electrical specifications for subsystems and procurement specifications for subcontractors
  • Develop and evaluate system architectures, designs, and interfaces that meet system specifications
  • Prepare and present hardware specifications and design analyses in customer and program reviews
  • Participate in trade studies and vendor/product selection
  • Support design, integration and verification activities as an electrical Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Develop electrical drawings for ground equipment systems (CAD capability not required).

Required Skills:
  • RF communications or Electrical Engineering system design Experience
  • General knowledge of common information system (compute and network) hardware interfaces
  • Experience verifying hardware subsystem requirements
  • Experience using electrical test equipment (i.e., spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters)
  • Experience writing and reviewing manuals, procedures, plans, specifications, engineering drawings and notebooks
  • Experience presenting technical information to an audience
  • Able to travel on occasion, domestically or internationally for up to 4 weeks
  • Active US Government TS/SCI security clearance (US Citizenship required)
  • 6 years of related work experience

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of Satellite Ground Station architectures and designs
  • Experience using and configuring baseband hardware (e.g. modulators, demodulators, frame synchronizers)
  • Experience troubleshooting satellite ground station systems
  • Experience with Ground Terminal Hardware/RF Design testing
  • Experience with Linux-based systems
  • Experience performing trade studies; identifying potential vendors; and recommending solutions
  • Experience with developing the Bill of Material (BOM) required to produce a hardware product; initiating the purchasing process; and monitoring procurement and logistics progress
  • Ability to understand requirement-based architectures including interface definition and parts selection with consideration given to environmental variables, safety, site constraints and lessons learned
  • Experience with requirements management throughout the product development lifecycle

Required Education:
BS in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Physics), and 6 years of related work experience.


MOS Code:
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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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