Senior Electrical Engineer: RF/Microwave

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
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 Antenna and Microwave Department (AMD) has an opportunity for an electrical engineer who is seeking to utilize their strong academic background and experience in RF/Microwave system theory and design, including architectures, subsystems, components and Active Electronically Steered Antennas (AESAs). The successful candidate will employ their working knowledge of Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs) and analytical skills in electromagnetic and microwave theory.


Responsibilities include design and hands-on testing of microwave components, cards and systems plus providing technical support to production activities. Team leadership skills including cost and schedule management plus proposal writing and presentation experience are desired.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Design of RF microwave components and phased array applications
  • Integration and test of component level and system level phased array hardware
  • Some travel to integration sites, plus customer and subcontractor facilities, may be required.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or STEM
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience combined in the following areas:
    • Microwave/RF system, subsystem and component analysis, design and test
    • Hands-on experience with electromagnetic simulation tools such as HFSS, ADS, CST, Mentor Graphics Xpedition and analytical tools such as Matlab

Qualifications We Value:
  • Background designing and testing analog CCAs, including frequency conversion, automatic gain control, amplifier design and analog filter design
  • Experience in electrical interconnects and transmission line design
  • Understanding of EMI analysis and mitigation techniques
  • Propensity for learning through self-study, and being comfortable in a multi-tasking environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of allocating and flowing down requirements from the system to the component level
  • Knowledge of cost estimating, plus budget and schedule management
  • Experience in a production environment
  • Strong academic background that includes courses in: Microwave Engineering, Microwave Systems, Electromagnetic Theory and Radar Systems
  • Strong hands on experience with microwave testing techniques, including using spectrum analyzers, Real-time Spectrum Analyzers (RSAs), Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) and Performance Network Analyzer (PNAs)
  • Experience in technical writing, proposal writing, and oral presentations
  • Existing Secret clearance or ability to obtain a secret clearance with interim clearance
  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering OR PhD degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus

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.

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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

This position is located in Boston, MA. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the U.S., known for its rich history, renowned universities, and diverse neighborhoods. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Top Places to Live, Boston is brimming with world-class museums, signature waterways, thriving nightlife, and championship sports teams. Surrounded by natural beauty, Boston boasts four spectacular seasons and a vast array of outdoor activities from whale watching to walking trails surrounded by New Englands remarkable fall foliage.
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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752

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