Controls and Actuation Systems Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail-blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Products Directorate team (MPT) is seeking several early career Mechanical Engineers at our Huntsville, AL, plant site to support Mechanical/Electromechanical/Systems Design in precision controls mechanism / moving element designs both in development and production.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

You will be responsible for supporting technical solutions for a wide range of moving element challenges, such as control actuation systems, aerodynamic steering, thrust vectoring, attitude-and-divert maneuvering, pointing, and stabilizing of missile systems & subsystems.

Responsibility extends across supporting the entire life cycle of the product, from conceptualizing and design, to prototyping and manufacturing, integration and verification testing, through production support.

You will be expected to apply sound mechanical engineering principles to support solving complex system problems while teaming with a cross-discipline team including electrical engineering, systems engineering, flight science, manufacturing engineering, supply chain and others.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Master's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical or Systems Engineering
  • Academic or hands-on experience with Mechanical Engineering design and/or controls/simulation
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Academic or hands-on experience with building or testing control actuation systems, precision mechanisms or electromechanical servo mechanisms
  • Working knowledge of Engineering processes and procedures
  • Comprehension of the deconstruction of higher level tasks into discrete lower level work packages and tasks
  • Academic or hands-on experience with Pro/Engineer/CREO 3D modeling and mechanical drawing generation
  • Academic or hands-on experience using Matlab, Simulink, and dSpace
  • Design and manufacturing knowledge in machine parts, BLDC motors, or corrosion resistant steels and aluminum alloys
  • Knowledge of flight modeling & simulation
  • Familiarity with industry standards for system, BLDC motor, and mechanism design (AGMA, INCOSE, SAE, etc.)
  • Academic or hands-on experience in supporting design and development of test equipment for electromechanical systems that operate under high load and rate

What We Offer:

Whether youre 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.

Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume

This job is posted internally as: Mechanical Engineer II

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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Huntsville, AL 35801

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