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Raytheon Company | Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Job Title: University Programs: Electrical Engineer
***Great opportunity for recent college graduate. If you are not a current college or graduate student, please visit our other opportunities at 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to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

Job Description:
The Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) Protected Communications Systems Hardware Department is seeking a RF Design Engineer to join our team in Marlborough, MA. The Protected Communications Systems Hardware Department leads the mechanical and electrical hardware development and production of DoD and Government Communications Systems. These systems provide critical communications on land air and sea platforms.
We offer a collaborative work environment, with mentoring, on the job training, and recognition incentives. You will work as part of a highly motivated team. Our culture is to set you up for success by providing assignments that encourage career development. As your skills growth and with proven success, you will be given the opportunities to take on more challenging assignments and lead design efforts when you are ready.

This is an entry-level electrical engineering position in the PCS Hardware Department. This is an opportunity for an early career engineer to gain experience in the RF hardware design, fabrication, assembly, test, and integration of circuit card assemblies and subsystems with an emphasis on design of boards containing RF circuits and analog interfaces. Knowledge of analog design techniques, including operational amplifiers, RF gain blocks, and analog filter designs at the circuit card level is desirable. The designer work with printed wire boards (PWB) tools to implement layout, routing, and manufacturing of designs. The designer will be responsible for test and integration of these designs into the larger systems.

As a RF Design Engineer, you may be involved with any of the following activities: Circuit analysis, circuit simulation, design documentation maintenance, troubleshooting and resolution of hardware performance issues and hardware integration, test and verification.

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

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

Required Skills:

  • Basic/fundamental electrical/electronic engineering classes in circuit theory/analysis in analog/RF design
  • Experience with hands on troubleshooting and / or debugging of hardware with standard test equipment (i.e., Vector Network Analyzers, Power Meters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, DMMs, signal sources)
  • Ability to apply basic principles, theories, and concepts within the electrical engineering fields and general knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Experience working within a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate delivery quality and timely results
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to multi-task
  • Experience with MS Office tool suite
  • 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 with Mentor Graphics Design tool suite
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations (verbal and/or written) to key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education: Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent


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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