Principal Test Engineer

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
The SAS Hardware Electronics Center (HWEC) Test Engineering (TE) section is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of test equipment supporting a wide range of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS) products and customers. The section is also responsible for the ongoing factory support of existing test equipment for calibration, maintenance, and repair. The TE team is an experienced, agile, and highly motivated team who consistently provides quality, on-time, and economical test equipment solutions for our customers. We support both Raytheon-funded and Customer-funded efforts for internal factory test equipment and deliverable test equipment.

Our TE section is currently seeking an experienced, qualified electrical engineer to join our team. The candidate?s primary responsibility will be the development of test hardware and test software solutions to exercise and analyze deliverable product. Hardware responsibilities include conceptual and detailed design of test positions, test adapters, circuit cards, and cables. Software responsibilities will include test algorithms, test sequences, data reduction, and data analysis. Other responsibilities will include HW/SW integration and post-delivery support of test equipment. The candidate will be expected to follow established procedures and instructions (IPDS and EIs) while working closely with both program and functional supervision to ensure that overall design objectives are met. The candidate must be able to support inception-to-sunset life cycle efforts including proposal generation, conceptual modeling, design, build support, integration, and sell-off activities. Business development and growth will include generation of Basis of Estimate (BOE) to support proposals and Estimate to Complete (EAC) requirements including preparation and presentation of Gateway and EAC Review packages to Department and/or HWEC Leadership. The candidate will interact frequently with multi-disciplined team leads, Chief Engineers and Program Managers to ensure that team members are meeting the needs of our internal and external customers. The candidate must be a self-starter and willing to take ownership of assignments. The candidate must also be able to prioritize actions and effectively communicate when assistance is required.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum eight (8) years of engineering experience
  • Four (4) years of related leadership experience
  • Experience in prioritizing and completing several parallel efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive toward goals
  • Thorough understanding of technical requirements identification and verification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Metrics generation and analysis for process improvement
  • Ability to manage small and agile multi-disciplined team
  • Self-motivated - willing to engage customers, partners, and suppliers to achieve results
  • Possess process discipline, order, and attention to detail
  • Proficient in the design of test consoles, test adapters, and/or test cables
  • Proficient in the integration of test hardware and test software
  • Proficient in the development of test equipment drawings
  • Proficient in the development of test procedures
  • Proficient in the troubleshooting of equipment, circuit boards, cables, etc.
  • Experience with NI development suite (LabWindows/CVI, LabVIEW, TestStand)
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
  • Successful Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leadership, Engineering Functional Leadership, Program Management/Program Office Leadership and/or Technical Leadership, Production/Assembly/Manufacturing Leadership
  • Currently holds a DoD Secret clearance

Required Education: Electrical Engineering degree (or other related degree, i.e. Computer Science)

This position and any subsequent offers made are contingent upon contract award. 123299

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.