Section Leader - Electrical Components Engineering

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 Common Electronic Products Department (CEPD) within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is in search of a Section Leader with experience in electrical component engineering to join our team in Tucson, AZ.

CEPD is the internal customer-facing organization for internal design activities and provides the expertise that optimizes electronic hardware designs for producibility, provides electrical circuit design, strategic procurement relationships, and assembly services through project leadership to achieve cycle time, technology, and cost goals. The Section Leader would be expected to lead a section of approximately 15-18 multi-functional engineers across multiple disciplines.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Involvement in gate and design reviews
  • Performance management and career development activities
  • Support hiring efforts (resume reviews, interviews)
  • Support and/or drive department initiatives and goals
  • Effective and efficient program execution to reduce risk/cost through engagement with program IPTs
  • Be an active participant on the functional leadership team supporting business activities within the Electrical Products team at RMD

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for two additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Mathematics, or other related discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years of related work experience
  • Experience with electronic components such as microcircuits/semiconductors, passive and electromechanical commodities, their application, testing requirements, and/or failure mechanisms
  • Leadership and management experience
  • 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.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with the development of associated component drawings/data and the determination of part applications to meet program objectives
  • BOM development, and obsolescence management experience
  • Capable of collaborating with others to develop the vision for the CEPD section in Tucson, and communicating this vision effectively with functional and program leaders, as well as, the section
  • Familiarity with EEE part applications in conditions and environments associated with Impulse (single shot) systems encountering extreme conditions related to launch, flight trajectory, vehicle boost into exo-atmosphere, and vehicle reentry
  • Communication skills necessary to support regular Government Customer interactions, including the Missile Defense Agency, Navy, Army, and Air Force, responding to and/or submitting proposals, contract negotiations, and general status meetings
  • Understanding of PCB design, manufacturing and assembly
  • Experience and understanding of IPC and MIL specifications and design guides
  • Knowledge of component failure modes by commodity (ex. due to moisture, aging, radiation exposure, etc)
  • Knowledge of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in military and aerospace flight applications
  • Knowledge of Component MIL drawings, standards, test specifications, and associated QPLs and QMLs
  • Project Management (schedules, financial, resources)
  • Database Management (BOMs, CROMA, cPDM, EDM, eCIMS, MS Access)
  • Working knowledge of PRISM/Kinaxis
  • Be able to work on complex technical problems and facilitate innovative solutions.
  • Be able to guide the successful completion of major activities and functions in a project leadership role.

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:

Location Information: 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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Section Leader - Electrical Components Engineering

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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