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MA132: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 2 Sudbury 50 Apple Hill Drive Sudbury - Building 2, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

Raytheon is currently seeking a test equipment design engineer to join the Sensor Test Solutions (STS) department within Test Equipment Engineering (TEE). This is an excellent position for engineers with a background in digital, analog, RF, or power test equipment design and a desire to apply those skills to developing, building, and integrating advanced test platforms and architectures.

You will be joining a diverse project team supporting the development of test solutions for RADAR, SONAR, communication, missile, combat control systems, subsystems and components for various programs within Raytheon. These products involve Analog, RF, Microwave, Acoustic, High Power, and Digital Electronic technologies along with embedded software and firmware, signal processing, and VHDL designs. STS Engineers are involved from the beginning of a test solution design process through the verification and final system sell-off.

Typical test solutions include simulation/stimulation and data acquisition test capabilities for verifying a product’s functional performance. These capabilities may encompass Hardware-In-the-Loop simulators, custom Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), Commercial ATE, High Power, Mixed-Signal, Digital and Environmental Stress Screening systems, mechanical holding fixtures, adapters, and interface cabling and harnessing. 

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Work with internal and external partners on the design and deployment of complex factory test systems.

  • Lead development of test hardware, software, and/or firmware through its development cycle, from requirements definition through deployment at manufacturing or customer facilities. These test capabilities may span disciplines (Power, RF, Analog, Digital) and domains (hardware, software, firmware).

  • Work with Hardware Design and Operations teams early in development cycle to identify capability and capacity needs for manufacturing test and ensure smooth deployment to manufacturing facilities.

  • Actively identify test readiness issues and optimizations through the development lifecycle.

  • Lead medium-to-large sized teams to meet project budget, schedule, and performance commitments.

  • Provide technical leadership to employees in support of their specific work assignments

  • Engage in personal technical growth and encourage technical growth in peers and junior engineers.

  • Prepare and clearly present your team’s work product to Functional and Program Leadership.

  • Understand and report financial & earned value status for monthly reporting cycle.

  • Proactively manage and mitigate Risks and Opportunities.

  • Support Manufacturing operations, including on-site troubleshooting and debugging, both independently and in collaboration with design engineering teams.

  • Contribute to cost, schedule, and technical solutions for bid and proposal development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics(STEM) and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience in an engineering design and development environment with 4+ years direct experience with Test Equipment design and development tasks

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government issued (Secret) security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with National Instruments’ TestStand, LabWindows/CVI, and/or LabVIEW

  • Digital, and/or Analog, and/or RF, and/or power supply test hardware design experience

  • Use of Commercial Test and Measurement Equipment

  • VXI/VME/MXI/PXI/CompactPCI Application Development

  • CMMI and 6 Sigma Experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with VHDL a plus

  • Software applications / programming skills a plus

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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