Electrical Engineer II - Power - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-05 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Huntsville Alabama United States
We are Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS), a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets where you’ll be part of a diverse global team working together to solve some of the most demanding challenges on the planet.
We are seeking a Power Electronics Engineer to assume a key role within the System Power, Analog and Controls Department.
Do you enjoy power converter design?
Do you have a strong desire to work on projects that are critical to the defense of our nation? If your answers are yes, we are looking for you to join our team. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a comprehensive relocation package.
Job Description and Key Responsibilities:
Design power conversion circuitry potentially utilizing any standard power conversion topologies (non-isolated and isolated).
Architect circuit card assembly-level power schemes.
Utilize power conversion simulation programs like SIMPLIS to model converter design performance.
Utilize analysis tools like MathCAD to assess electrical design robustness of power circuitry.
Guide Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) personnel through PWB layout of power circuitry and technical drawing creation.
Perform high level thermal analyses of critical power components.
Design power converters to meet a set of requirements, sometimes defining those requirements.
Perform design work within the bounds of a given schedule, and sometimes define the schedule.
Present reviews of technical data to program leadership and technical staff.
Act as a liaison between program and functional management.
Note: This position can be an Electrical Engineer II or Sr. Electrical Engineer I based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.
Required Skills, and Experience:
Required: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University.
Must have design, analysis, and/or test experience with analog electronic design and analysis, including FET, BJT, and Op-amp circuits.
Must have design, analysis, and/or test experience with linear converters, and any of the following non-isolated converter topologies: buck, boost, buck-boost.
Must have experience using PSPICE (or similar), and other circuit simulation tools.
Must have experience with analysis tools such as MathCAD.
Must have design and/or test experience with thermal concerns of electronics.
Must have design and/or test experience with taking, analyzing, and correcting Bode plots.
Must be a self-starter, a quick learner, and be able to function in a dynamic environment, and have good time management skills.
Must have strong teaming skills, and good communication skills.
Must be customer-focused.
A minimum of 2 years professional work experience required.
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University, with 2 or more years’ professional experience. Mathematics and Physics degrees may also be acceptable.
Desired Skills, and Experience:
Design, analysis, or test experience with any of the following isolated converter topologies: flyback, half-bridge, full-bridge, push-pull.Professional experience with digital power control.
Experience with Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, and Hyperlynx.
Experience with guiding ECAD folks through layout (power focus).
Experience with performing circuit card assembly-level power architecture trades.
Experience with military specifications.
Experience with transformer and inductor design considerations.
Design experience with Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) concerns.
Design experience with voltages > 400V.
Design experience with power > 10 kW.
Experience with program management tools such as Earned Value.
Experience with proposal development.
This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance. This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. 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. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:
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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.