Principal Electrical Engineer- Directed Energy/Power

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
  • We are seeking experienced electrical engineers with a knowledge of pulse power systems.
  • This job requires a knowledge of pulse power topologies including switched artificial transmission line pulsers, Blumleins, MARX, XRAM, Mosfet based modulators, Switch Controlled Rectifiers (SCR) and snubber circuits.
  • This job requires the ability and willingness to work with high voltage and high current systems. Responsibilities include leading and working closely with a team of engineers to develop and test designs based on system performance and operational specifications.
  • The ideal candidate possesses a combination of design experience, and hands-on laboratory skills.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required (CONUS)

The Power and Electronic Systems Department - PESD - is responsible for design engineering including the following areas:
  • Power System Design - Power System Noise, System Simulation and Modeling, Solid State Transmitters, Tube Transmitters, High Voltage Design, Power Sources, Generators
  • Power Conversion - AC/DC, DC/DC and DC/AC, Linear and Switching Supplies, Power Factor Correction (PFC), Zero Voltage Switching (ZVS), Resonant Circuits, Synchronization, Noise Controls
  • Power Distribution - Ground, Air, Shipboard, and Space, Power Generation, Line Voltage, High Current, Low Voltage, Micro-Power, DC, AC, Multi-Phase Power Control, Fault Reporting, Isolation, Protection Circuits, Redundant Systems
  • Power Sub-System Design - Filters, Harmonic Control, EMI, Circuit Simulation, Magnetics, Protective Relay Systems, Short Circuit and Stress Analyses
  • Control Systems Servo Control Systems, Motor/Power/Process Control, Digital Feedback Systems, Command Generation, Inertial Stabilization, Navigation Algorithms
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Desired Education:
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Required Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Experience with electrical design simulation software including PSpice and ANSYS MAXWELL tools required.
  • Knowledge of pulse power topologies including switched artificial transmission line pulsers, Blumleins, MARX, XRAM, Mosfet based modulators, Switch Controlled Rectifiers (SCR) and snubber circuits.
  • Experience working with high voltage and high current systems.
  • Hands-on experience with pulse power test techniques required.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within one year of start date.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Particle-in-Cell (PIC) codes
  • Experience with vacuum systems
  • Experience with coupled cavity amplifiers and/or oscillators
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/manage a technical team
  • Experience generating technical documentation and reports
  • Knowledge of test and production methods for electronics/power system components
  • Experience interfacing with procurement and manufacturing as well as external suppliers to ensure proper implementation of product designs
  • Existing active DoD security clearance
Growth Opportunities:

Opportunities for continued growth include technical and management tracks including the following roles:
  • Individual technical contributor: Highly technical track with opportunities for hands-on work.
  • Team leader: Direct a team in completing specific tasks, reporting status and results as required.
  • Program management: Direct a technical, cross-functional team on work related to a specific program or contract. May include budget and schedule management.
  • Functional management: Direct employees career development, assignments, and performance while continuing to contribute to technical work.
  • Engineering Fellow: Highly competitive classification for individuals engaged in advanced research and/or product development.
  • RMDPower
Organization and Key Competencies:

The Electrical Product Team (EPT) provides engineering design, integration and production to core radar, sonar, torpedo, and combat system competencies including power systems, torpedo and sonar electronics, receivers and exciters, antennas, and microwave sub-assemblies.

We innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision thats shared by our employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

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 paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752

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