Sr Mechanical Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Have you ever asked yourself why do we test our products? How much should we test our products? How much testing is enough? How to make test more affordable? Where is the most appropriate place to test our products? If you would like to be part of those decisions, then the Advanced Test Systems Engineering Center (ATSEC) is the place for you.

The Advanced Test Systems Engineering Center (ATSEC) is an organization within the Systems Test Directorate comprised of five departments and an engineering population of approximately 550 people, and over $350M per year of delivered products. The ATSEC organization has the responsibility to grow and sustain the Systems Engineering competencies throughout all test activities, and to make test more affordable, credible, agile, and robust.

Within ATSEC, the Advanced Engineering Prototyping (AEP) Department has the responsibility to provide rapid engineering material acquisition, fabrication, and prototyping solutions throughout the entire product lifecycle.

Job Description
The candidate will be part of an engineering team performing detailed design, analysis, and integration of RMS products within Advanced Engineering Prototyping Department. As such, the candidate will be a critical member of a development team during all stages of advanced product development for RMS products. The candidate will be responsible for complex mechanical design tasks and coordinating with other functional areas to ensure the quality and reliability of AEP products. Typical work involves the design and development of engineering prototypes and first article testing.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in detailed design and integration of prototype hardware.
  • Technical/engineering experience in mechanical design, analysis, and integration of hardware
  • Working knowledge and experience with CREO Parametric or similar CAD software
  • Experience applying GD&T methods
  • Working knowledge of Windows platform and Microsoft office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Unmanned Systems (Aerial, Ground, Underwater)
  • Knowledgeable about Aeronautical systems
  • The candidate will demonstrate creativity and ingenuity in designing for complex problems, requiring minimal assistance
  • Must have excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience working in an integrated team environment
  • Experience with ANSYS tools

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering

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. 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. Additional information can be found here:

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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.