Technical Support Specialist Environmental Test

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster, and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) includes all the engineering disciplines responsible for systems design & test on all Raytheon Missile Defense products. Our engineers are responsible for all elements of the development lifecycle for test including test requirements, test system design, flight simulations, hardware-in-the-loop, computer-in-the-loop, advanced engineering prototyping technology, flight operations for manned and unmanned vehicles, environmental testing, environmental characterization, and engineering laboratory management. We are hands-on, designing with the latest technology and tools, and integrate state of the art test solutions with the most advanced engineering systems in the world.

Within TE&EC, the Test Operations & Environments (TO&E) Department includes the Environmental Test (ET) organization. ET is an engineering organization that supports all missile programs across Missiles and Defense. The ET organization provides testing capability for every phase of the product life cycle from prototype to production. Environmental testing includes mechanical shock, electrodynamic vibration, salt fog, climatic environments such as temperature, humidity, and altitude, high temperature quartz lamp testing, structural testing, and custom instrumentation installations and data acquisition support.

Job Description:

The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for assisting with the execution on a variety of environmental tests while collaborating in an integrated product (IP) team environment with fellow ET Support Engineers, Test Engineers, and internal engineering customers. The Technical Support Specialist will work within the IP team to assist in developing the best methods for implementing tests to meet customer requirements and is responsible for assisting with test design and setup, equipment control and monitoring, and data collection. The Technical Support Specialist will assist with performing, troubleshooting, and adjustment of both the equipment and test setup when technical issues arise. The Technical Support Specialist will report to the Environmental Test Operations Manager within the Systems Test Directorate. The candidate will work in a Multi-Program Closed Area.

There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications 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, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Perform setup and teardown of equipment for testing engineering hardware on mechanical shock and electrodynamic vibration test systems as well as for climatic environmental chambers in support of testing for temperature, humidity, altitude and Highly Accelerated Life Tests (HALT)
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation equipment, data acquisition systems, and test setups to identify and remedy issues with correct operation
  • Implement engineering best practices to ensure tests are being run correctly and the gathered data is accurate
  • Safeguarding of classified/proprietary material, hardware and documentation

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • High school, secondary school or equivalent with Eight (8) years of experience in a test engineering support capacity
  • Previous work or academic experience setting up and troubleshooting either mechanical hardware, electrical instruments, or computer systems
  • Hands on experience using basic hand and power tools such as soldering iron, torque wrenches, or electronic test equipment
  • Previous work or academic technical writing experience with test plans or reports
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience setting up and troubleshooting signal conditioners and data acquisition system hardware and software such as Dewetron, Dewesoft, LabView, Agilent/Keysight Benchlink, Somat, or equivalent software.
  • Experience working with commercial environmental test equipment to include vibration test systems and thermal chambers
  • Experience working with vibration control systems and software such as UD APEX, Vibration Research, LMS, Crystal Instruments, or equivalent
The ideal candidate is a motivated hands-on, self-starter who cheerfully accepts work assignments and diligently drives to complete them. They are creative and innovative, possessing coordination, analytical, problem-solving, and extreme attention to detail skills.

What We Offer:

Whether you are 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 on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Security Clearance:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.



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Technical Support Specialist Environmental Test

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Tucson, AZ 85701

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