Principal Electrical Engineer - Telemetry and Flight Termination Systems

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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:

The Low Voltage Power Products (LVPP) Department supports key Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) products, by providing mission-critical designs relating to power conversion, motor controls, flight termination systems, telemetry, and other analog domains.

We are looking for mid to senior-level Telemetry (TM) and Flight Termination Subsystem (FTS) engineers to help design robust TM & FTS systems for important national defense products.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Design airborne telemetry (and related flight safety) systems
  • Serve as the Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) for major FTS and/or TM design efforts involving multiple engineers across multiple disciplines.
  • Generate and/or compile all required analysis and documentation verifying compliance with program and performance requirements.
  • In-depth knowledge of Flight Termination and Telemetry subsystem design.
  • In-depth knowledge of RCC319 and how it impacts FTS and TM designs.
  • See an FTS circuit card/module through its design phases, from requirements definition through initial integration testing.
  • Drive to meet schedule concerns. Define schedules for FTS circuit card level tasking.
  • Lead medium sized teams to success with schedule, budget, and technical execution.
  • Engage in personal technical growth and facilitate technical growth in peers and junior engineers. Help to understand what opportunities are needed to mature the organization on the technical front.
  • Clearly present your work product to functional and program leadership. Manage related risk management discussions. Guide junior engineers on technical presentation skills.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • 8+ years' experience in electronics design with emphasis on Flight Termination and Telemetry subsystems.
  • Experience as a lead designer
  • Experience with electronics laboratory diagnosis and testing.
  • Experience utilizing and creating electrical design specifications.
  • Experience guiding ECAD drafters and junior engineers through layout and routing activities specific to FTS circuit cards.
  • Experience with communications systems such as TM and/or design experience with FTS
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Qualifications We Value:
  • A self-starter, a quick learner, be able to function in a dynamic environment, and have good time management skills.
  • Experience leading small teams and experience working with other team leads toward a larger goal.
  • Experience communicating and documenting technical topics at the small and large team level and experience presenting to upper levels of management.
  • Professional experience in designs using microcontrollers, FPGAs, and digital interfaces.
  • Professional experience in system grounding schemes and resolving ground reference issues.
  • Professional experience in developing requirements, writing supplier statements of work, and direct supplier development and validation of product designs.
  • Professional experience in designing vehicle interfaces and electrical interface control documents to allow integration of vendor-supplied and locally-designed subsystems.
  • Professional experience in power supply design.
  • Professional experience in detailed printed circuit board layout.
  • Professional experience with TEMPEST
  • Professional experience in RF and Radar.
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.

Additional Details:

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.


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Principal Electrical Engineer - Telemetry and Flight Termination Systems

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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