Senior / Principal Engineer - Components with Systems Obsolescence

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 Electronics Technology Department is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the Systems Obsolescence role. This is a Program direct-support position and requires a technical understanding of electronic components and systems. This candidate will be part of the Obsolescence Integrated Product Team and will drive issue resolution for situations involving obsolescence.
We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

The selected candidate will perform and/or assist in the performance of Parts Engineering, Components Engineering or Applications Engineering tasks supporting programs in the Proposal, System Design Description, Low-Rate Initial Production, Production and Support phases. Position will require day to day interface with Designers, Contracts, Estimating, Supply Chain, Program Management, and other disciplines. The candidate will be required to understand and/or generate a program statement of work (SOW) and other defined customer component application requirements. The candidate will develop and/or sustain a proactive Obsolescence Management process to deliver cost saving obsolescence mitigation strategies and solutions. The candidate will drive resolution through support or execution of lifetime buys, selections of alternate parts, redesign efforts or other mitigation strategies and will facilitate and support contract negotiations, basis of estimates, and supplier statements of work for proposal efforts as well as interact with Program and customer leadership on a regular basis to communicate status of mitigation strategies.

This position can be a Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills or experience required for this position.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
  • A minimum of 5 years of directly related experience and technical working knowledge of electronics component parts and their application for a Senior role and 8 years for a Principal role.
  • Working knowledge of component obsolescence management methodologies.
  • Experience with Bill of Material development and management for developmental and production programs.
  • Capable of supporting regular customer interactions including but not limited to leadership engagements, responding to proposal requests and contract negotiations.
  • Electronic Components technical knowledge.
  • Obsolescence Management, Electrical Engineering, and Subsystems Design to anticipate program needs.
  • Ability to support occasional travel.
  • 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 security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with other Integrated Product Team members, including Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Quality, Operations, and Supplier Engineering.
  • Data collection and presentation skills to adequately discuss system impact of component obsolescence issues.
  • Outstanding organizational, presentation and technical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize responsibilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
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 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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Senior / Principal Engineer - Components with Systems Obsolescence

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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