Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA) Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:

The Electrical Analysis Undersea, Radar, and Antenna Systems Section of the Materials Engineering Department is seeking an individual to fulfill the role of a Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA) Engineer. This position will support programs and their mission of performing electrical and materials analysis and component evaluations. The position requires knowledge of the materials of electrical components, including platings, finishes, metal wire bonding, die evaluations, substrates, solder, adhesives, and encapsulants.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

The position requires the ability to work through each step of an analysis, from external visual photo-documentation, electrical test, x-ray evaluation, acoustic microscopy, decapsulation, cross-sections, internal visual photo-documentation, scanning electron microscope (SEM) evaluation, wire bond pull, wire ball shear, destructive testing, and writing a detailed final report. The position requires the ability to operate the available laboratory equipment such as microcsopes, laser miller, plasma etcher, chemical jet etcher, bond puller, and electrical test equipment . In addition, this role requires researching, investigating, and experimenting with various new destructive techniques.

The position requires the ability to work on several analyses concurrently. This role requires collaboration across the department to work with section members with areas of expertise in materials and chemistry.

This position can be Salary Grade G07 (Multi-Disciplined Engineer II) or Salary Grade G08 (Senior Multi-Disciplined Engineer I) based upon the applicants qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) (Materials Science or Engineering or Electrical Engineering, etc)
  • For, Multi-Disciplined Engineer II - Two (2) years of experience in the analysis of microcircuits, active or passive electrical components.
  • For, Senior Multi-Disciplined Engineer I - Four (4) years of experience in the analysis of microcircuits, active or passive electrical components.
  • Experience with electronic component failure analysis
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Masters degree in one of the following engineering disciplines: Electrical Engineering, or Material Science or Physics with experience in component failure analysis
  • 6 plus years of direct related experience in the analysis of microcircuits, active or passive electrical components
  • Knowledge of Government Component Documents i.e. MIL-STD, MIL-PRF, and MIL-HDBK specifications, and associated QPLs and QMLs. (MIL-STDs 750 / 883, MIL-PRF 38534, 38534, 19500, 1580 etc.)
  • Data collection and presentation skills to write a cogent report, supporting the analysis conclusion and if necessary present the data and findings
  • Ability to effectively work parallel analyses
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with component data sheets and drawings
  • Experience with electrical test equipment such as (DMM, Curve Tracer, Parametric Analyzers, etc.)
  • Technical working knowledge of electronic component parts and their application
  • Knowledge of reading electrical schematics and circuit analysis
  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard

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.178754


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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

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