Low Observable & Computation Electromagnetic Code Expert

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Do you have a passion for LO technology?

Would you enjoy working on a nationally certified ground plane range to support our nations security?

Are you motivated to work with little supervision?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, our mechanical design team at our Tucson, AZ, facility wants to hear from you!


About Us:

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:
We are seeking a Principal Radar Cross Section / Low Observable Engineer to join the Air and Naval Defense Systems Mechanical Design Team. This design team functions within the Mechanical Products Directorate and is committed to excellence supporting our customers and allies worldwide.

The Sr. Principal Radar Cross Section / Low Observable Engineer will lead Radar Cross Section (RCS) predictions and measurements tests of developmental and production systems. The LO Engineer is expected to perform RCS predictions and should be familiar with limitations of Computational Electromagnetic Codes (CEM). Deliverables will include test documentation, data analysis, anomaly resolution, results documentation, and presentation of results to both internal and external customers. Candidate will work in integrated product teams to incorporate advanced signature control techniques into deliverable products and aid in the assessment of system performance. Note that occasional non-standard work shifts may be expected during testing.


We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.


Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • You will document all activities pertaining to test preparation, data analysis, design trades, prediction results, and others
  • You, will work within integrated product teams and support all aspects of that teams design efforts with some direction from Senior Low Observables Engineer
  • You will present results of testing, analysis, and design efforts to internal and external customers
  • Occasional travel for business, training, and conferences
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for 3 additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) (Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or other Engineering discipline)
  • Ten (10) years of engineering experience, which must include Low Observable (LO) technology
  • Experience with Computational Electromagnetic Codes (CEM)
  • Experience performing RCS measurement/testing, prediction, and/or design
  • 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:
  • Fifteen (15) years of engineering experience, to include Low Observable (LO) technology
  • Multiple tests of LO targets on ground plane ranges and compact ranges
  • Absorber material treatments / design and testing experience (coatings, paint, MAGRAM)
  • Academic or applied experience utilizing RF testing techniques, terminology, and test equipment
  • Understanding of electromagnetic fundamentals
  • Experience with Infrared signature analysis and control
  • Experience in the field of infrared signature technology is desirable
  • Programming expertise in C++, MATLAB, or other technical language is desirable
  • Advanced radar system development or test experience
  • Presentation skills and ability to communicate with peers, executives and customers
  • Working knowledge of computational electromagnetic codes to include full wave codes, as well as asymptotic techniques using industry standard tools such as XPATCH or SENTRi
  • Advanced Degree: Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math or other Engineering discipline
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round

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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.193260

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