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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Secret - Current Relocation eligible Yes Ability to Telecommute No telecommuting Job ID 178384BR Most Recent Date Posted 04/20/2021 City Goleta State CA Country United States
The Systems Engineering Department requires an experienced Systems Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer with proven experience in developing innovative solutions that meet war-fighter needs to support the EWS business area relating to Electronic Support (ES) and Electronic Attack (EA) capability development.

This position will require the candidate to learn Electronic Warfare principles and Electronic Support concepts in support of cohesive and compliant technical baselines. The candidate will work with senior engineers tackling challenging projects and generation new system architectures. Individual will be challenged by real-work assignments in keeping with their skills and experience; this could include any combination of technical research, concept demonstration, modeling and simulation, product design, technical documentation, unit or system test, or technical presentations. This position will require operating within a lab environment with peers resolving technical issues or implementing advance capabilities.

Responsibilities:
  • Generation of technical material for submission and/or briefing to senior engineering and program leadership and customers
  • Technical leadership and guidance of multi-disciplined teams in the design and development of RF modules and subsystems
  • Contributing to the generation of technical volumes and producing cost estimation for business pursuits
  • Execution of testing for subsystems in various laboratory or field environments
  • Interfacing with supplier/vendors providing module requirements/specification to support subsystem designs
  • Calculation of system link budgets, RF chain analysis aiding in deriving system level and allocated module requirements
  • Occasional domestic travel to support test activities, supplier visits and/or customer meetings
  • Conduct subsystem trade analysis, architectural studies, and characteristic modeling for performance
  • Lead the design of exciters, receivers, low noise amplifiers, and solid state power amplifiers for EW applications

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 8 years in RF development/research and production for defense applications.
  • Strong Knowledge of RF/Microwave principles and system and subsystem-level analysis methodologies.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with ability to present data and explain results to management & customers.
  • Familiarity using RF/Microwave test equipment such as a Network Analyzer with calibrations kits, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, RF Power Meter, Oscilloscope.
  • Familiarity of the following RF/Microwave concepts & terminology: dB, dBc, dBi, dBm, Bandwidth, EIRP, G/T, Gain, Gain Compression, Gain Flatness, Intermodulation Products, Isolation, Noise Figure, Phase & Amplitude Settling, Phase Noise, Return Loss, Spurious, Third Order Intercept, and VSWR.
  • Prior leadership experience with cross product teams in a complex multiple stakeholder environment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • Must Have Active (or active within past 24 months) DoD Secret Clearance.
  • U.S. Person is required as this position will require the ability to access to US only data systems.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience interfacing, communicating and presenting to project and program management.
  • Experience in proposal development and cost estimation.
  • Familiarity with Digital Design.
  • Working knowledge of software/firmware development embedded on target hardware.
  • Experience in EW/RF/Microwave Systems design and development.
  • Familiarity with requirements management tool such as Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS).
  • Experience in programming with MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with investigation within five years.

Required Education (including major):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.

Desired Education (including major):
  • Master’s / Ph.D degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

We value collaboration and teamwork, passion, integrity, and continuous improvement. Employees at Raytheon receive an industry-leading benefits package to include generous paid time off, employer 401k contributions and 401k matching, excellent insurance options, parental leave, tuition reimbursement and advanced degree programs, and more. We offer Relocation Assistance and Sign-On Bonus.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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