Sr Principal Electrical Engr - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-07
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
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 professional engineer to assume a key role within the System Power, Analog and Controls Department.


Do you enjoy power converter design?

Do junior engineers come to you for technical guidance?

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 system-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.

Required Skills, and Experience
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a Department of Defense issued Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University, with 10+ years of professional experience.
  • Must have professional design, analysis, and test experience with analog electronic design and analysis, including FET, BJT, and Op-amp circuits.
  • Must have professional design, analysis, and test experience with linear converters, and any two of the following non-isolated converter topologies: buck, boost, buck-boost. Must also have design, analysis, and test experience with any two of the following isolated converter topologies: flyback, half-bridge, full-bridge, push-pull.
  • Must have professional experience with performing circuit card assembly-level power architecture trades, and with system-level power architecture trades.
  • Must have professional experience using PSPICE (or similar), and other circuit simulation tools.
  • Must have professional experience with analysis tools such as Mathcad.
  • Must have professional experience with guiding ECAD folks through layout (power focus).
  • Must have professional experience with thermal concerns of electronics.
  • Must have professional 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.


Required Education:

Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University, with 10 years’ experience.

Desired Skills, and Experience:

• Professional experience with digital power control.
• Professional experience with Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, and Hyperlynx.
• Professional experience with military specifications.
• Professional experience with transformer and inductor design considerations.
• Professional design experience with Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) concerns.
• Professional design experience with voltages > 400V.
• Professional design experience with power > 10 kW.
• Professional leadership experience.
• Professional experience with program management tools such as Earned Value.
• Professional 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.