Mid to Senior Mechanical Engineer - Thermal Analyst (multi-grade)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Are you seeking an opportunity to contribute your expertise in thermal analysis and testing?
Would you enjoy knowing your efforts directly impact defending our nation and allies?
Do you enjoy leading a team as much as contributing in one?
If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want to talk to you!

We are Raytheon Missiles and Defense and we are seeking several mid-level career Thermal Analyst / Engineers to join the Mechanical Products Team within Analysis & Test Department.

This position is located in Tucson, AZ, which is the global headquarters for Raytheon Missiles and Defense. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and generous relocation packages

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The Thermal Analyst is responsible for detailed Thermal analysis to support all phases of programs including development and production. The analyses will cover a wide range of difficult problems, requiring solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. The analysis tasks will span the spectrum from classical hand analyses to detailed analyses requiring the use of finite element analysis software. As a Thermal Analyst, you will work under general direction and will be expected to define the scope and level of analysis required to meet required objectives and will be held accountable for completing the work within the agreed upon cost and schedule.

Additionally, you will be expected to present their work for peer reviews and to be a peer reviewer for other engineers work. The customers of this position will include internal Raytheon personnel and programs as well as external Government(s) personnel and programs. You will work with the customer and engineering leadership to define testing required to validate Thermal analyses and to verify that hardware is compliant with requirements. In addition, you are expected to plan and support tests, perform data reduction and engage in Thermal model correlation.

Note: This position can be Salary Grade G08 (Sr. Mechanical Engineer I) or Salary Grade G09 (Sr. Mechanical Engineer II) based upon the applicants qualifications as they relate to the skills, leadership, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in engineering disciplines, hard science, mathematics, or physics
  • Four (4) years of professional experience in Thermal Management solutions or Thermal Testing (2 years with MS degree or Ph.D. with academic experience)
  • Experience performing Thermal Finite modeling using PATRAN, SINDA, ANSYS and/or equivalent software
  • Experience performing hand calculations based on fundamental equations
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required

Desired Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Advanced degree in aforementioned disciplines. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team environment with positive interaction
  • Six (6) or more years of experience in the Thermal analysis of complex systems that require collaboration of multiple engineering disciplines (such as a weapon system)
  • Thermal modeling using PATRAN, SINDA, ANSYS or equivalent software
  • Electronic Cooling
  • Hand calculations based on fundamental equations
  • Aerodynamic heating analyses
  • Experience with solid modeling CAD tool such as ProENGINEER or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Applied work experience managing a group, leading a small team, or serving as a technical lead
  • Ability to travel to government and other facilities in support of program activities



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