Principal Electrical Engineer (Telemetry/Flight Termination Systems)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
We are Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where youll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet.

We are seeking a professional engineer to assume a key role within the Low Voltage Power Products team.

Do you enjoy Telemetry or Flight Termination System Architecture and Development?
Do early-career engineers come to you for technical guidance?
Do you have a strong desire to work on projects that are critical to the defense of our nation?

If your answers are yes, we are looking for you to join our team. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a comprehensive relocation package.

  • Design airborne telemetry (and related flight safety) systems
  • Serve as Responsible Engineering Authority (REA) for major design efforts involving multiple engineers across multiple disciplines. Generate and/or compile all required analysis and documentation verifying compliance with program and performance requirements
  • Act as the lead designer on complex or challenging technical problems
  • Compose objective, quantifiable trade studies to guide critical architectural decisions affecting the performance of other systems and subsystems
  • Create analytical models which prove compliance to performance specifications
  • Develop requirements; write supplier statements of work, and direct supplier development and validation of product designs.
  • Design vehicle interfaces and electrical interface controls documents to allow integration of vendor-supplied and locally-designed subsystems.
  • Present technical briefings to management, program officials, and technical staff.
  • Liaison between various internal organizations at staff levels above your pay grade, including but not limited to: program managers, product line chief engineers, executive engineering staff
Note: This position can be a Sr. Electrical Engineer II or Principal Electrical Engineer based upon the applicants qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

U.S. citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


U.S. Citizenship is required
Must have experience with 5 or more of the following areas:
  • Minimum of 8+ years experience in electronics design with emphasis on digital and analog design and analysis.
  • Experience working with subcontractors (suppliers)
  • Experience working with communications systems such as telemetry
  • Electronics laboratory diagnosis and
  • testing skills
  • Experience creating and giving complex technical presentations to executive leadership and customers


Must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University. Accredited Mathematics and Physics BS degrees may also qualify with relevant experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with coworkers, subordinates, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to design using microcontrollers, FPGAs, and digital interfaces
  • Familiar with system grounding schemes and resolving ground reference issues.
  • Power supply design experience
  • Experience in detailed printed wiring board layout Digitally implemented power supply experience
  • Telemetry experience
  • Flight Termination System experience
  • RF and Radar knowledge
  • RMDPower

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:



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Principal Electrical Engineer (Telemetry/Flight Termination Systems)

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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