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Test Engineer – RF / Microwave / Analog
Raytheon Company | Andover, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Test Engineer – RF / Microwave / Analog

Test Engineering provides technical expertise to numerous manufacturing and development programs within the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. Our work involves electrical hardware for radar, missile, sonar, torpedo and combat systems. An opportunity exists for an engineer to join the team responsible for production test at the Andover, MA facility.

This second shift position can be Salary Grade G07 (Test Engineer II) or G08 (Senior Test Engineer I) based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience.

Primary responsibilities include supporting test and troubleshooting of RF (high power and low power), IF, Microwave, Digital and Analog hardware for a variety of defense electronic systems. This position requires close cooperation with the Operations team and other engineering disciplines including Product Design, Test Development and Manufacturing Engineering. The candidate will possess good communication skills and be able to work in a dynamic team environment.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Interpreting test requirements and documenting test procedures
  • Developing and executing improvement projects to increase first pass yields
  • Engagement with Design and Test Development teams to solve issues impacting production
  • Ensuring hardware requirements are met and processes are followed
  • Assisting manufacturing operators in the testing & troubleshooting of production hardware

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance prior to start.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in test engineering
  • Willing to work Second Shift (typically 2 PM to 11 PM)
  • Ability to travel as required
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to perform S-parameter testing using basic network analyzer
  • Experience in RF and Microwave test and troubleshooting
  • A continuous improvement mindset to enhance manufacturing test methods through process modernization
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Sound understanding of statistical test yield analysis and associated Root Cause and Corrective Action techniques
  • Active SECRET clearance
At Raytheon, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by Raytheon employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

Raytheon has been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America’s Best Employers by visiting us online at

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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