Sr Principal Electrical Engr - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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"

Job Description:
Raytheon Company Space and Airborne Systems business unit is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Electrical Engineer to work on Electronic Warfare (EW) and electronics product development for defense applications. The position will be located in Goleta, California.
The candidate will be responsible for design and development of Electronic Warfare & Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) products & Electronic Warfare subsystems derived from system level requirements. They will develop associated EW Electronic Support and Electronic Attack architectures, perform electrical design and analysis, implement design solutions, perform and guide simulations and modeling of EW subsystems. They will support the performing, testing, and data/effectiveness evaluations of associated hardware in a laboratory or chamber setting. He/she will generate subsystem requirements documents and specifications. He/she will become familiar with the latest technology trends in the area of Electronic Warfare systems. The candidate will work in the product development team environment with system and software engineers. This position may require occasional business related travel.

Required Skills:
Minimum 12 years of experience in Electronic Warfare and/or RWR (or comparable hardware) design and testing, or 6 years with a related Master’s degree

  • Experience in developing and leading the development for electronic products for Airborne applications,
  • Experience with EW technology, including leading cross-functional design team members, and leading technical design reviews with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated technical communication: Experience with system/sub-system level block diagrams, technical writing, and generating technical proposals and design review packages for complex electronics
  • Hands-on experience in supporting and/or performing testing and qualification for military applications
  • Experience using and specifying the use of high-speed oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, waveform generators, and debugging tools.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with design tools such as ADS, Genesys, HFSS, FEKO and matlab
  • Possess skills to handle fast pace and dynamic product development environment
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills as well as excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Must be a US Citizen and must have or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
Experience designing airborne Electronic Warfare & RWRs using subsystem modeling of functional performance for RF power, gain, and threat detection parameters.

Experience with field testing of and the evaluation of EW & RWR field performance data for RF power, gain, and threat detection parameters.

Demonstrated Project Lead Engineering skills, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Required Education:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

Desired Education:
Master’s Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering


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.