Principal Optical Integration Engineer

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 Description:
The Electro-Optics Department at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) in Tucson, AZ is currently searching for a Senior Optical Integration Engineer with strong optical system integration and test skills to join our team.
The selected candidate will work on a multi-disciplined team to assist on development and production programs across the portfolio of RMD Electro-Optics products. The chosen team member may be asked to participate in or lead EO subsystem integration and innovation efforts that could include design, design review, production support, process and metric development.

Responsibilities to anticipate:
  • Optical alignment/testing of telescope assembly
  • Implementation of automated test and assembly processes
  • Analysis of test data from electro-optic subsystems
  • Design of analysis tools for optical sensors
  • Working with engineering and production personnel to troubleshoot and provide root cause and corrective action to design and process issues
  • Support production related activities in the assembly and documentation of electro-optical subsystems
  • Leadership of integration activities including financial and technical responsibilities
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Optics, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in optical design, system integration and test, or data analysis, or lead of integration activities
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint to be able to communicate technical analyses and test results to a variety of audiences
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Master of Science in Optics, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or related discipline
  • Competency in the use of computer analysis tools such as MatLab and/or IDL
  • Experience writing C++ and/or python code
  • Experience with EO test equipment, test automation scripting, test conduction, sensor control
  • EO sensor hardware and software integration and verification experience
  • Working knowledge and exposure to laboratory measurement equipment or techniques for optics, detectors, and EO/IR subsystems data
  • Familiarity with production test processes and test problem report disposition
  • Experience in troubleshooting investigations and processes
  • Ability to develop and present technical briefings
  • Current/Active DoD security clearance or SSBI
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard. 3.0 cumulative GPA desired
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers from diverse communities and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles

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:

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. 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. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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Principal Optical Integration Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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