Component Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) consists of several engineering disciplines, whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and safe and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Here at the Seapower Whole Life Engineering section, we provide a variety of Engineering capabilities to the Whole Life Engineering and Support Department, including:
  • Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)
  • Reliability Availability Maintainability Analysis (RAM)
  • Safety
  • Provisioning
  • Technical Documentation/Logistics Management Information
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)

We are conducting search for a Component Engineer who will have the opportunity to contribute to multi-disciplinary teams with the objective to monitor and mitigate Obsolescence and DMSMS issues within major development programs:

Responsibilities include:
  • Monitoring program systems to identify obsolescence risks, investigating potential mitigations for obsolete and near obsolete parts
  • Supporting Obsolescence Management Working groups and Integrated Product teams
  • Reporting system obsolescence health metrics and maintaining various obsolescence databases.
  • Developing innovative technical solutions to unusually complex obsolescence and DMSMS problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity with little to no supervision
  • Reviewing design changes from a Whole Life Engineering perspective, which may include identifying any potential obsolescence and DMSMS impacts
  • Performing internal and external supplier interface to resolve obsolescence and DMSMS issues
  • Financial reporting such as earned value management, workload planning, and support to proposal efforts

This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required skills:
  • 4+ years engineering experience
    • At a Grade G08, 2+ years of experience in the aforementioned area along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
    • At a Grade G9, 4+ years of experience in the aforementioned area along with a relevant Masters Degree may be considered for this job.
  • US citizenship is required

Desired Skills:
  • Background in component engineering, including guiding component selection
  • Experience performing obsolescence and DMSMS screening
  • Experience in developing obsolescence mitigation options
  • Experience reading engineering drawings
  • Experience with product and procurement management systems such as: PTC Windchill (PDM) and SAP PRISM
  • Experience with data mining solutions such as SiliconExpert and IHS CAPS Universe.
  • Proficient with the MS Office suite; specific competence with data analysis and manipulation using Excel and Access.
  • Experience interfacing with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Contractual bidding process experience with military customers
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and its implementation
  • Existing secret clearance is a plus

Required Education:
BS in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Physics.

This job is posted internally as Sr. Systems Engineer I / as Sr. Systems Engineer II

This job is located in Portsmouth, RI. Our campus has miles of nature trails, a fitness center with locker rooms, a dining center, research library and a fully staffed medical facility. There is an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET), one of RMDs employee resource groups, with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities. In addition, it is just a five-mile trip to the famed beaches of Newport, Rhode Island, or that short drive north to Boston.

Here at Raytheon Missiles and Defense Systems (RMD), 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 thats shared by our employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

We have 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 are 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 on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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Component Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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