Sr Electrical Engineer - Controls

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
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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 Low Voltage Power Products (LVPP) Department supports key Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) products, by providing mission-critical designs relating to power conversion, motor controls, flight termination systems, telemetry, and other analog domains.

We are looking for mid-level engineers who have control electronics knowledge to help design robust control systems for important national defense products.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Design, analyze, simulate, test, and document control electronics (and related analog) circuitry. This circuitry will dominantly involve motor drive, sensor interface, and controller circuits. Main emphasis is on board-mounted control end use applications.
  • Architect at the circuit card level.
  • See circuit card development through its design phases, from requirements definition through initial integration testing.
  • Drive to meet schedule concerns. Define schedules for circuit and circuit card level tasking.
  • Guide ECAD drafters through layout and routing activities, with minimal support from senior engineers. Define layer stackup definitions. Be aware of creepage and clearance concerns.
  • Lead small teams to success with schedule, budget, and technical execution.
  • Engage in personal technical growth, and encourage technical growth in peers and junior engineers.
  • Clearly present work product of your team to functional and program leadership. Participate in risk management discussions. Begin to guide junior engineers on technical presentation skills.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • A Bachelors (or higher) in Electrical Engineering is preferred. Related Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Bachelors (or higher) may also be considered.
  • 5+ years of experience in five or more of the following:
    • Design, analysis, test, and simulation experience with analog or digital controls, and driving one or more of the following motor types: Brushed, BLDC or PMSM. Conceptual familiarity and experience must include stability.
    • Exposure sensor (magnetic encoder, resolver, Hall Effect) use design, analysis, test, and simulation considerations in control electronics circuits.
    • Exposure to EMI Filter design, analysis, test, and simulation considerations in control electronics circuits.
    • Experience with analog electronics design, including at least four of the following: FET/BJT logic level, op-amp, high/low/band pass filters, clock/data termination, and comparator circuits, along with an understanding of how these circuits are utilized in control electronics.
    • Experience guiding drafters through the ECAD process, including the layout and routing concerns specific to control electronics.
    • Experience with designing at the circuit card level to meet concerns of adjacent disciplines, such as thermal, structural, mechanical, reliability, and quality.
    • Experience utilizing and creating electrical design specifications.
    • Experience conducting trade studies relating to control electronics architecture at the circuit card level.
    • Experience communicating and documenting technical topics at the small and large team level, and experience presenting to lower levels of management.
  • 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:
  • A self-starter, a quick learner, be able to function in a dynamic environment, and have good time management skills. Professional experience leading small teams.
  • Conceptual familiarity with any of the items listed below:
    • Limited experience with digital control electronics design, analysis, simulation, and test. Includes familiarity with embedded systems architecture and firmware development for digital control systems.
    • Limited experience with wide bandgap devices (SiC, GaN) in control electronics designs.
    • Limited experience with circuit/system simulator SaberRD, and MATLAB Simulink. Knowledge of dSPACE is not required but desirable.
    • Limited experience with Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, and/or Hyperlynx.
    • Limited experience with acting as a liaison between program and functional management in a cross-matrixed organization.
    • Limited experience with military specifications.
    • Limited experience with design considerations for voltages > 100V.
    • Limited experience with program management tools such as Earned Value.
    • Limited experience with proposal development.

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:

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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