Principal Electrical Engineer -Digital Receiver Exciter (DREX)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer to join the Radar Receiver Exciter Integrated Product Team in Tewksbury, MA. This team designs, develops, integrates, and tests the Radar Receiver Exciter hardware for the combat proven RMD integrated air and missile defense systems.

The Receiver, Exciter, and Signal Processing (RESP) Department is the focal point for receiver, exciter, beam steering, and signal processing technology in the RMD division. The department is responsible for the design, development, integration, support to production builds, and lifecycle support of RMD products.

This position is for a multi-disciplined principal electrical engineer, capable of solving complex technical problems and providing highly innovative and ingenious solutions in the areas of Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave sub-systems design/integration. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Performing detailed analysis on sub-system data to determine compliance and drive architectural improvements
  • Deploying tactical software and advanced analysis tools to enhance test capability and streamline requirement verification for Distributed Receiver/Exciter (DREX) systems and components.
  • Resolve complex technical issues seen during design, integration, and test of Radar Receiver and Exciter sub-systems
  • Analyze and assess Radar Receiver/Exciter level data
  • Provide input based on data analysis on design improvements and changes at subsystem level
  • Develop data analysis toolsets to be used across various system platforms
  • Integrate hardware with firmware and software
  • Support complete DREX infrastructures from sub Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) components through LRUs, Radar Module Assemblies (RMAs), and up to system performance
  • Provide input and support to production test of REX modules and sub-assemblies
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • 8+ years of experience in the following areas:
  • Experience analyzing and assessing large quantities of data using MATLAB
  • Experience in the test and troubleshoot of digital and mixed signal circuits
  • Experience in simulation, integration, test and analysis of complex systems and sub-systems
  • 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:
  • Experience with Radar Receiver/Exciter sub-systems as well as sub-system interfaces
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Multi-discipline engineering experience
  • Software experience with java, C++, Python
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing techniques and FPGA implementation
  • Experience in both development and engineering production support
  • Experience in radar receiver/exciter design
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting RF and Microwave component/subsystem such as up-converters, down converters, power amplifiers, and waveform generators
  • Experience integrating hardware with firmware and software
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.


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Principal Electrical Engineer -Digital Receiver Exciter (DREX)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752

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