Technical Lead - Contractor - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Raytheon UK is looking for an experienced and high performing Principal Engineer/ Technical Lead to join a successful Power Products team within the Global Sensors Mission Area.

The role will be based at Raytheon’s Glenrothes, Harlow or Manchester facility and the successful candidate will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

The Senior Principal Engineer will be able make their mark on a broad and varied range of Power Products, having design authority and responsibility for the technical leadership, design approval and certification process.

Above all, this is the ideal opportunity for a self-starting senior engineer who wants to work on exciting technology and product development projects in a collaborative environment.

The role:
This role includes:

  • Power Product design and development technical leadership – From the initial concept stage and early technology readiness level, developing these concepts through to final production and certification.
  • Design Authority for the assigned programmes.
  • Generating technical proposals to support RUK bids for Power Products.
  • Creation of technology roadmaps to support the product road maps strategy of the Global Sensors Mission Area.
  • Implementing the technical solution within a cross-functional integrated programme team.
  • Customer facing - Work with Customers to develop and shape the technical requirements and then finalise product specification. Managing these requirements through the product development.
  • To develop tools and techniques to aid the process of design.
  • Championing adherence to Engineering best practices and will perform audits and design reviews as appropriate.
  • Interface with 3rd parties (for example: suppliers, industry experts, and universities) to understand how to realise a final product.
  • Support Engineering management in the development and growth of power designs and programme execution.

Essential Skills:
  • Good knowledge of high power design (up to 5kW), electro-mechanical and / or thermal product design within harsh environments.
  • Design of circuits in analogue, power and digital, with exposure to FPGA or DSP control.
  • Demonstrable problem solving and analytical skills, willing to take ownership as well as positively contributing within cross-functional teams.
  • Fully understand circuit operation, debug, diagnose and implement fixes.
  • Proven experience in technical leadership across multi-disciplined teams.
  • Demonstrable experience of the full development lifecycle, from concept to customer delivery.
  • Experience of planning, estimating and defining engineering tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to tailor communications to level and audience at all levels.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and customer interfacing skills.
  • Understands the principles of 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK, Europe and the US.
  • Eligible or current holder of SC security clearance.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience using the Mentor Graphics tool suit; DxDesigner, Constraints Editor, HyperLynx tools such as Signal Integrity & Power Analyser, SystemVision simulation or equivalents would be advantageous.
  • Proven analytical skills in circuit simulation (Matlab, LT Spice) and thermal analysis.
  • Comms Design of Invertor and Power Factor Correction power supplies and exposure to other topologies.
  • Precision Analogue Design.
  • Product Quality Testing and Certification.
  • Experience of working with Industry standard toolsets (e.g. DOORs).

Required Education/Experience:
  • BEng / MSc / MEng / PhD in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or similar, discipline or equivalent education and experience.
  • Chartered Engineer.
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