Controls/Servo Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

We are seeking a Analog Design Professional to assume a key role within the
System Power Analog and Controls Department.

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Job Description and Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the lead designer on complex or challenging technical problems
  • Compose objective, quantifiable trade studies to guide critical architectural decisions affecting the performance of other systems and subsystems
  • Design BLDC motor control drives used in servo applications.
  • Create analytical models (SPICE, MAST, VHDL-AMS, MATLAB, Excel, etc.) which prove compliance to performance specifications
  • Direct printed circuit layout of high speed designs.
  • Design control loops and analyze stability of linear control systems.
  • Serve as “Responsible Engineering Authority” (REA) for major design efforts involving multiple engineers across multiple disciplines. Generate and/or compile all required analysis and documentation verifying compliance with program and performance requirements.
  • Generate project plans, time phasing and resource loading
  • Provide accountability to program and functional leadership for technical execution on time and within baseline budget
  • Present technical briefings to management, program officials, and technical staff. These must be well-prepared, with adequate data and clear messaging.
  • Liaison between various internal organizations at staff levels above your pay grade, including but not limited to: program managers, product line chief engineers, executive engineering staff

Note: This position can be a Sr. Electrical Engineer II or Principal Electrical Engineer based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Department of Defense issued Secret Security clearance
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in electronics design with emphasis on analog design, power design and motor servo design
  • Printed circuit layout techniques for high frequency, low noise circuits
  • Design for electromagnetic interference, and working knowledge of military specifications
  • Design experience with position feedback and measurement systems
  • Design experience with servo control systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with co-workers, subordinates, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment
  • Impeccable professionalism
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable mastery of motor drive and controls techniques
  • Experience creating and giving complex technical presentations to executive leadership and customers
Desired Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Demonstrable ability to design using microcontrollers and FPGA’s
  • Digitally implemented motor drive experience
  • Design experience with BLDC motor drive controls
  • Circuit design experience with PWM drives used for motors with voltages >130 VDC and up to 90 Amps

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.