Principal Specialist, Metrology Electrical Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

The Metrology Engineer will work individually and participate on engineering teams developing calibration methods, systems, and procedures, analyzing measurement systems and error sources, troubleshooting test and computer systems, and contributing to continuous improvement of calibration processes in the Metrology Department. Some direct mentoring and management oversight is expected.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Provide technical support to technicians troubleshooting test and computer systems and calibrating test equipment and test systems
  • Develop written and software calibration procedures
  • Develop preventative maintenance procedures
  • Initiate and maintain vendor service contracts
  • Identify and analyze magnitude of error sources contributing to measurement uncertainty
  • Develop calibration laboratory methods, processes, and capabilities
  • Review and approve Test Position Manuals and Test Error Analysis Reports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to manage personal workload and meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to develop sustaining solutions to routine technical problems
  • Ability to apply technical principles to solve problems in measurement and calibration
  • Knowledge of desktop computer and Microsoft Office applications
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for an additional 2 years of experience.

A PhD can account for 5 years of experience as required for this position.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Preferred Degrees in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technology,
  • 5 years of Technical/Engineering experience in use, calibration, and/or repair of electrical equipment (spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc.)
  • Software development experience in C/C++, LabVIEW, or LabWindows/CVI
  • Technical/engineering experience in a calibration, product test, or field service environment
  • 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
  • The ability to obtain and maintain an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF)
Qualifications We Value:
  • Hands-on electrical / mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with computer system troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience with test system troubleshooting and repair
  • Working knowledge of calibration quality standards (Z540, ISO 17025)
  • Active DOD Security Clearance
  • Technical/engineering experience/education in a calibration, product test, or field service environment with emphasis on compliance with quality requirements
  • Experience/education in electronics/electrical engineering, including hands on electronic troubleshooting, and basic computer programming
  • Experience/education with interpretation of technical documentation and/or requirements including electrical schematics
  • Experience/education with project execution
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.

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:

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.184118


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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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