Sr. RF Test Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
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.

An opportunity currently exists for a RF test technician to join our fast paced Advanced Microelectronics Solutions organization as a Senior RF Test Engineer. The Advanced Microelectronics Solutions Department (AMSD) designs and manufactures compound semiconductor devices, millimeter/microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) and modules for defense and commercial applications.

In this position, the chosen candidate will be responsible for supporting Raytheon cell leads, design engineers, and project leads by performing the measurement and characterization of next generation microwave and millimeter wave semiconductor devices and circuits in GaN, GaAs and Silicon technologies. He or she will be responsible for ensuring conformance to provided test plans and assembly diagrams and will work to support the successful test of RF devices, circuits and modules as needed. An understanding of basic RF measurements and device characterization calibration techniques is strongly desired.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Verification that test setups are calibrated and in working order
  • Perform testing of new circuits and devices
  • Support MMIC designers, module designers, and R&D teams to perform measurements to characterize and understand emerging and existing technologies
  • Serve as a test resource for measurements in lab environments
  • Work with direct supervisor, cell leads, lab manager, and customers to successfully complete requested measurements
  • This position is for a Second Shift
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for two additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree or additional 2 years of RF test engineer experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college
  • Five years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with semiconductor devices and/or characterization techniques either through coursework or hands-on lab experience
  • Experience with test equipment
  • 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 Microwave and Millimeter Wave test equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, noise figure analyzers, Maury Load-Pull systems, RF sources, probe stations, or meters
  • Test experience with various DC and RF measurements. DC may include static & pulsed I-V, break down, and RS/RD. RF measurements may include CW & pulsed bias S-Parameters, load/source-pull, CW and Pulsed Power, and noise figure
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and teamwork skills
  • Experience with Python and/or LabView
  • Ability to troubleshoot a variety of test systems
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:



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Andover, MA 01810

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