University Programs: Systems Engineer I

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  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

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As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance and special access for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure these accesses. Not being able to secure the Interim Secret Security Clearance needed for this position may result in an offer of employment being rescinded.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for Special Test Equipment (STE) design, development, and integration of the STE with the Prime Hardware for Space and Airborne Systems. You will work as part of a team to analyze Hardware / Software test requirements and specifications to determine Hardware and Software requirements. Potential areas of focus include RF Unit Test Systems.

In addition, you will work, with other test engineers, to oversee the manufacturing of the STE and be responsible for its checkout and integration. You will be required to analyze and test RF test systems associated with unit and system level applications. The STE Department welcomes Systems Engineers with a strong work ethic, a willingness to get engaged with the hardware to get results, and a positive can-do attitude. Ability to get a secret clearance is required and a condition of employment.

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to obtain an interim Secret security clearance PRIOR to starting
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • Must have the ability to access to US only data systems

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Test Equipment (Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, DMMs, etc.)
  • Electrical Engineering & Test Development Background
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter able to solve problems independently but also work as part of a team, as required.
  • Willingness to take direction, work to a defined schedule, and driven to get results.
  • Disciplined problem solving approach to all engineering tasks (testing, documentation, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio C++ GUI develop for FPGA checkout support
  • Experience using Mentor Design Architect and/or DX Designer for PWB schematic capture
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (Please upload an unofficial transcript when applying)

Required Education:
Must have a BS / BA from an accredited university with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or other related field by Summer 2018 or have graduated within 18 months prior to start date.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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